Category Archives: Canine Hydrotherapy

Canine Hydrotherapy for Degenerative Myelopathy

Water Therapy for Dogs with Degenerative Myelopathy Unfortunately, Degenerative Myelopathy is a one-way ticket. This disease progresses from bad to worse and sadly there is no cure. However, there is treatment and ways to ensure your dog’s quality of life and attempt to slow the disease. Water therapy provides optimal treatment and resources beyond any…

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Canine Hydrotherapy Treatment for Dogs with Arthritis

Canine Arthritis: Hydrotherapy Treatment As mentioned in previous blogs, the usage of water for healing a variety of ailments, illnesses and diseases are undeniable. From salt baths to hot springs, the effect warm water has on the physical AND mental system are amazing. When it comes to hydrotherapy and treating arthritis, there are two different…

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Why Hydrotherapy Helps Luxating Patella in Dogs

Luxating Patella in Dogs The medical term “Luxating Patella” can go by a variety of names, such as: “floating kneecap”, “slipped kneecap” or “trick knee”. Basically, what they all mean are a dislocated kneecap. It is most common in smaller dogs such as toy or teacup breeds and it can be very painful and uncomfortable.…

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How Hydrotherapy Works and Why It’s Worth It

What is Hydrotherapy for Dogs? Hydrotherapy for Dogs simply put, is the usage of water for the treatment of injury or illness to dogs. Water makes the body float, so when submerged, the weight of the dog’s body is fully supported. This means the dog is not fighting any gravity. The buoyancy of water reduces…

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