Hydrotherapy for Dogs

Hydrotherapy for dogs

Canine hydrotherapy consists of the use of water to strengthen muscles, relieve pain or treat pathologies in dogs. At Novecan we have the tools you need to treat dogs with hydrotherapy.

Advantages of hydrotherapy for dogs

  • Strengthens the animal's muscles.
  • Relieves swelling and muscle spasms.
  • Improves the movement of your joints.
  • Stimulates blood circulation.
  • Helps make travel easier.

How canine hydrotherapy is done

To treat a pet with hydrotherapy, specialized equipment and materials are needed.

Dog rehabilitation pool

This hydrotherapy treatment allows you to exercise and massage the animal's muscles, taking advantage of the properties of water and the functions offered by the pool, equipped with a jet pump and countercurrent system. The temperature of the water is an important factor in hydrotherapy for dogs, as cold water causes constriction of the blood vessels and the most superficial muscles, thus making the therapy more efficient. Aqua Luxe dog rehabilitation pool

Underwater treadmill for dogs

The objective of the aquatic belt for dogs is make the dog walk by reducing the impact on its joints. It should always be used under the supervision of the therapist. The exercise of walking on a treadmill under water frees the animal from the weight load placed on the affected limbs. If you need help acquiring hydrotherapy equipment for your veterinary clinic or directly for your pet, at Novecan we will be happy to help you and advise you on the best choice.