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Pet Hydrotherapy – Whoever heard of Swimming Cats?...

Pet hydrotherapy or hydrotherapy for animals is usually associated with the physical rehabilitation of horses and dogs to restore and maintain good health, but whoever heard of a swimming cat? Well apparently there are plenty of cats who like a swim or a dip in the water as the many video clips on ‘YouTube’ will confirm.  As far as I could ascertain there is one breed of domestic cat called the ‘Turkish Van’ which is...

Hydrotherapy for Animals Can Help with Weight Cont...

Just like people, animals (especially pet dogs and cats) can have weight management problems and hydrotherapy for animals is a good way to increase exercise for portly pets.  Dog hydrotherapy using hydro pools for dogs is an increasingly popular way to provide exercise for dogs (and even some cats) who have weight management issues. It is thought that as many as a quarter of all dogs in the UK are overweight and their owners...

Pet Hydrotherapy – Even Cats Can Benefit

Recent reports in the national press have highlighted the fact that not only sports and working animals can benefit from water therapy but also humble pets can benefit from pet hydrotherapy. There is a fascinating story of a paralysed cat learning to walk again as a result of having hydrotherapy sessions. It was initially feared that the cat would be crippled for life after a road accident caused the loss of the use of his...