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4 Amazing Benefits of Hydrotherapy for Dogs

When you have a canine companion that is suffering from joint pain, recovering from surgery, or just needs some extra assistance working off some of those extra pounds, hydrotherapy for dogs is the ideal solution. This form of therapy is wonderful for pups of all ages, sizes, breeds, and health conditions because it is gentle, yet effective. If you are a pet owner in St. Petersburg, read on to discover just a few of the many benefits your pal can enjoy! 1. Reduced Joint Pain As our furry friends age, they face many physical problems. In fact, one of the most common [...]

By | 2017-11-21T14:35:14+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Arthritis Treatment, Hydrotherapy, Senior Dogs|

How Hydrotherapy Can Help Your Dog Post-Surgery

We all know how beneficial hydrotherapy can be for people in rehabilitation after a surgery. However, did you know that this “water healing” can also help your pup after they have undergone any elbow, shoulder, hip or spinal surgery? Water offers a low impact place for them to build strength and confidence when walking, in a safe environment. If your dog had surgery and is having a difficult time healing, contact Tampa Bay K9 Rehabilitation Center for help! Benefits of Hydrotherapy There are a variety of different kinds of hydrotherapy options in Tampa, including underwater treadmills, whirlpools and even regular pools. The [...]

By | 2017-12-20T13:03:30+00:00 May 21st, 2015|Canine Orthopedics, Hydrotherapy, Weight Management|

How Hydrotherapy Works for Dogs

At the Central Animal Hospital, we have provided countless dogs in Tampa with safe, effective forms of treatment using Hydrotherapy, also known as aquatic therapy. This is a type of occupational/rehabilitation therapy that uses water for medical treatment. Humans began using it hundreds of thousands of years ago. Although it has been primarily used for humans, it can also be effective in treating animals, especially horses and dogs — suffering from arthritis and other chronic diseases. How it Works & What it Treats Most effective for pain treatment and management, it uses a broad range of methods, techniques and therapies. Hydrotherapy maximizes [...]

By | 2017-11-21T15:39:40+00:00 February 10th, 2015|Hydrotherapy|