Category Archives: Canine Hydrotherapy

Certified vs. Trained-Who is Really Swimming Your Dog?

Some of our hydrotherapy clients we've swam and currently swim CERTIFIED Canine Hydrotherapy or Not? The other day, a friend of mine was telling me how a couple years ago she had hired a canine hydrotherapist to work with her dog. Sophie, a beagle mix, was older, had severe arthritis and didn’t want to move…

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“Healing Comes in Waves”

Lola's Journey Lola and I My Lola, a beautiful testimony to water’s healing touch. I rescued Lola in 2015 from a puppy mill. She came to me malnourished, with kennel cough, lethargic and overall unhealthy. After a few months and multiple vet visits later, she persevered and came out the other side healthier and happier.…

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How to Help Your Senior Dog Feel Like a Puppy Again

Dogs in their nature will always be young at heart, but we all know the reality of how fast they seem to age and quickly turn from balls of energy to slow moving seniors. We may not always recognize the little things that start to change like the extended duration of their naps or the…

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How To Be Proactive with Your Dog’s Health | Canine Hydrotherapy Orlando

How Hydrotherapy Can Change Your Dog's Life for the Better Not long ago, new client of ours came to us interested in hydrotherapy for her dog. Her 10 year old senior dog was beginning to slow down quite a bit . She was having trouble getting up from lying down and unable to go up…

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Holistic Options for Anxious Dogs and How Canine Hydrotherapy Can Help

What is Anxiety in Dogs? In today’s society, anxiety is a common epidemic found in people, but now we are also seeing it first hand in our pets. It is a disorder that many pet owners, as well as their pets, face during all times of the year. It is important to determine why your…

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Weight Management for Dogs: How Canine Hydrotherapy Can Help

Does your dog suffer from being overweight or possibly obese?  Statistically, over half of all dogs in America are either overweight or obese, which is very alarming! If you stop to think about it though, it kind of all makes sense. Certain brands in the pet food industry are finally being exposed to show what…

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Orlando Dog Hydrotherapy: Who is Really Swimming Your Dog?

Certified Canine Hydrotherapy or No? The other day, a friend of mine was telling me how a couple years ago she had hired a canine hydrotherapist to work with her dog. Sophie, a beagle mix, was older, had severe arthritis and didn’t want to move around too much. My friend considered hydrotherapy and thought it…

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Canine Water Therapy for Cruciate Ligament Tear

Explaining Cranial and Anterior Tears The knee joint is a type of hinge joint. It is relatively unstable because of the absence of interlocking bones in the joint. It is held together by several ligaments, including the cruciate ligaments, which allow it to move back and forth, but restrict its side-to-side motion. Acute or traumatic…

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Canine Hydrotherapy for Spinal Stenosis and IVDD

Why Hydrotherapy Can Benefit Dogs with Spinal Stenosis and Intervertebral Disk Disease The typical dog owner might be unaware of this, but spinal stenosis and IVDD can affect dogs just as much as they can affect humans. Just as in humans, spinal stenosis/IVDD can cause nerve damage, back pain and sometimes even paralysis. There are…

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Canine Hydrotherapy for Optimum Wellness

Why Hydrotherapy Maintains Optimum Health in Canines Swimming is not only for humans. It is actually proven to be able to enhance and improve the health and life expectancy of your pup as well as yourself. Being in the water can be a fun bonding experience for dogs and their owners/therapists. It is highly advised…

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