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Used Hot Tubs For K-9 Hydrotherapy


Hydrotherapy is one of the best forms of therapy and pain relief for canines. It helps rehabilitate those with any muscle injuries, arthritis, and hip dysplasia all by reducing inflammation and in turn making your pet so much more comfortable. Depending on the dog and the ailments that are being treated there are a variety of ways to treat a canine during hydrotherapy.  Underwater treadmills, assisted swimming and warm water massage are all different parts of hydrotherapy and can be utilized to get the most out of each session for your pet. With great sponsors throughout different communities, we are also able to help those dogs in need and also K-9 units from the local police departments. Often times we are asked if any form of hydrotherapy can be done at home and what that often entails if so. For starters, it is suggested to always utilize the skills, knowledge, and experience of our professional rehabilitation specialists. You can also look into having a therapist come to you for in-home visits should you feel your pet would do better in his/her own environment. That being said some canines can benefit from a little added hydrotherapy at home. For those that need extra therapy, their owners are encouraged to work with a hydrotherapy professional to gain the right skills and training needed to implement some of the water therapy techniques at home. Used Hot Tubs For Canine Hydrotherapy You will also need to invest in a hot tub that can be solely utilized for your dog. Having a hot tub just for your pet’s use might seem a bit expensive to some but for hygiene purposes (warm water can breed bacteria) it is highly advised. Checking out your local hot tub dealer such as Fort Collins Hot tub dealer, Patio Splash, is a great way to find a used hot tub that may work perfectly for your pet’s hydrotherapy at home. Purchasing a used hot tub is a great way to make hydrotherapy at home a lot more affordable while also ensuring your pet is in the right type of equipment for safety and sanitary reasons.

Used Hot Tubs For K-9 Hydrotherapy2020-03-25T19:37:01+00:00

The Job Of A Canine Hydrotherapist


What Is A hypnotherapist? A hydrotherapist’s main job is to apply skilled techniques with the use of warm water and underwater treadmills, to help canines recover from an injury or diagnosed condition such as arthritis. Most hydrotherapists are lead into the profession because of their strong interest and love for animals. Handling animals especially ones

The Job Of A Canine Hydrotherapist2020-03-25T18:55:05+00:00

Arthritis & Dogs


What is Arthritis? Did you know that 1 in 5 dogs will experience arthritis in their lifetimes? Sadly, many of our favorite companions struggle with this disease especially since modern medicine has been able to advance dogs' lifespans immensely. Arthritis is a joint disease that affects both dogs and humans. In dogs, arthritis causes deterioration

Arthritis & Dogs2020-03-23T21:54:03+00:00

Sponsor Hydro-Therapy For A Police K-9


Police dogs are trained and well taken care of by their "human" partners but that doesn't mean that they can't get hurt on the job or simply need a little therapy to help achy joints, swelling, and physical performance. What better way to not only help these noble animals but to also give back to your local city while showing your support to the police force. Join the ranks of businesses like Parker Garage Doors, specializing in garage door repair, 201Wrap, your Ceramic Pro Experts and Dumpster Today, residential & commercial dumpster rentals who have a sponsorship account set up to help fund hydro-therapy for police K-9's that need it most.  Becoming a sponsor is easy and it's a great way to give back to our furry four-legged friends.

Sponsor Hydro-Therapy For A Police K-92020-05-12T12:59:41+00:00

How Hydrotherapy For Dogs Works And Why It’s Worth It


  The literal translation of Hydrotherapy is 'water healing'. Water is a wonderful healer and has proved to be very beneficial for humans too. Have you ever heard of Hydrotherapy for pets through? Dogs, especially? Well, if you haven't, you need to right away! This post is all about the numerous benefits of Hydrotherapy for your dog – how it can miraculously work to heal it! Read on:

Why Hydrotherapy:

The basic properties of water – buoyancy, viscosity and hydrostatic pressure are what makes it worth being called an effective healer. Amongst all these, the best property of water, which deserves to be highlighted is its buoyancy, and it's the ability to make the human body buoyant. This amplifies the healing capability of water. The body immersed in water becomes buoyant and immediately gets the support of water, which ensures that the body is comfortable being held against gravity.

What type of dogs can opt for Hydrotherapy?

Hydrotherapy works best for dogs who are injured or have recently undergone surgery for any kind of injury. Specifically, Hydrotherapy is perfect for dogs suffering from fractures of any kind. It is also heals miraculously in cases of hip dysplasia and neurological disorders too. As water is mild, it also helps to heal and soothe swelling caused by arthritis. Apart from injuries and ailments, Hydrotherapy is simply great if you wish to keep your dogs fit.

What is covered under Hydrotherapy?

Dogs Works Under Hydrotherapy, you have a lot of options, which have been developed to cater to the needs of dogs according to their needs. Among all the options available, Underwater treadmills are mostly used to

Underwater treadmills:

Perfect for those aching joints of your dog, underwater treadmills offer quick recovery to      sore joints. The treadmill chamber is constructed in a way to ensure that the water is just a little above the dog's legs – thus, when the treadmill begins, the water creates a resistance just enough to strengthen the dog's leg muscles slowly. It also works to improve the cardio-respiratory health of the dog.

Common benefits of Hydrotherapy:

Better and faster digestion, which ensures the dog Improvised circulation in the body, which reflects on the skin and coat healthy and soft. Improvement in digestion. Better control and coordination in the body. Quicker weight loss – particularly beneficial for overweight dogs. A daily dose of required exercise for dogs. On an overall basis, Hydrotherapy is just incredible for dogs. Whether your dog is injured, recovering from surgery or injury or simple requires exercise, you've found the simple solution for it all.
How Hydrotherapy For Dogs Works And Why It’s Worth It2019-06-05T12:46:44+00:00