Why Swim?

Reasons to consider swimming therapy or exercise for your dog:

  • Difficulty lying down from a standing position;
  • Difficulty standing from a down position;
  • Whimpering or making noises getting up or down;
  • Limping or difficulty moving;
  • Difficulty negotiating staircases;
  • Taking any medication for joint pain, i.e. Rimadyl, Etogesic: or Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate, or MSM;
  • Overweight;
  • Getting enough exercise;
  • Recovering from surgery;
  • Diagnosed with dysplasia, arthritis, or degenerative joint disease;

If your dog has any of these problems, HYDROTHERAPY could be the answer to a healthier, better life for your dog. Swimming allows all areas of the body the benefit of exercise without putting impact or stress on joints.

The benefits of hydrotherapy are:

  • Decreased swelling;
  • Increased circulation, endurance, flexibility, range of motion, balance & coordination;
  • Increased muscle development;
  • Cardio-vascular conditioning;
  • Builds confidence;
  • Improved energy level, especially in older dogs.