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How #Vetrehabers can improve your dogs life


“Rehabilitation aims to get each patient to the stage at which they can once more enjoy an appropriate lifestyle”
Fit4dogsuk Canine #vetrehabber team Fran, Eleanor and Kirsty.



On the 15th of April, it is National #Vetrehabbers day created by Online Pet Health an online platform helping therapists grow their knowledge.


From all over the world we are celebrating the work they are doing each and every day.







When a canine suffers from an injury, physical condition, or has just had surgery, the road to recovery may feel long and delicate. It’s easy to wonder if they will ever return to their normal routines, or be capable to partake in activities they formerly loved.

While recovery can be a process, the use of canine rehabilitation can speed up the recovery process and aid your doggy to move more freely.


Fit4dogsuk Canine Rehabilitation Center encourages you to be mindful of the benefits of canine physical therapy for when your dog may need it.


What Is Canine Physical Rehabilitation?


Physical therapy or rehabilitation has helped many people recover from injuries and surgery. Now, physical rehabilitation increasingly is being used in animals to help restore function, mobility, and quality of life. Although most commonly used in dogs, physical rehabilitation can be part of a treatment protocol for almost any animal species
Fit4dogsuk Canine Rehabilitation Centre

Canine rehabilitation uses multiple therapeutic approaches with the aim of improving mobility and health. Much like human physical therapy, these exercises help support the recovery process, reduce pain, and encourage muscle, joint, ligament, and bone functioning.

Canine rehabilitation is performed by certified Veterinary Canine Vetrehabber therapists who are trained in a range of therapeutic approaches and veterinary hydrotherapy.




“Rehabilitation aims to get each patient to the stage at which they can once more enjoy an appropriate lifestyle”


What Therapies Are Used by Vetrehabers?


The aim of canine rehabilitation therapy is to improve the functioning and mobility of an affected area of the body. Hydrotherapy for example is an effective, low-impact therapy that allows us to target specific muscle groups without added impact on painful joints.


Rehabilitation therapy relies on a knowledge of physiology and anatomy, along with postoperative recovery, so a therapy plan can be customized for your canine’s condition.


Some of the therapies used for this purpose are:


We combine these therapies alongside your vet's advice on veterinary drugs, including medications and mobility aids.


Physical therapy or rehabilitation has helped many people recover from injuries and surgery. Now, physical rehabilitation increasingly is being used in animals to help restore function, mobility, and quality of life. Although most commonly used in dogs, physical rehabilitation can be part of a treatment protocol for almost any animal species


"The sooner physical therapy is started, the better the prognosis for a full recovery."










How Does our Vetrehabber Team Help Your Pet


When a doggy is injured or recovering from surgery, they will benefit from therapies that increase blood flow, mobility, and capacity to heal. Most orthopedic injuries (from sprains to ligament ruptures) as well as neurological issues, experience, a faster recovery. However, this can be helped by a personalized rehabilitation program,


If it's a chronic condition. Some of the advantages of canine rehabilitation therapies include

  • Increased speed and effectiveness of healing after a fracture or other injury

  • Improved healing and recovery from ligament and joint damage and injury

  • More rapid and effective postoperative recovery

  • More healing from neurological complications and conditions

  • Reduced pain and discomfort

  • Increased range of movement and body exertion

  • Effective weight management


Doggy rehabilitation is a complementary part of your canine’s veterinary medicine and wellness program. It can be especially helpful when used in conjunction with your veterinarian or specialist’s medical recommendations and treatments. It can also be beneficial for ongoing or chronic conditions which also would cause a loss of quality of life.


Our Rehabilitation Center in Beverly is called Fit4dogsuk Canine Rehabilitation Center. We treat all animals with gentle, loving, low-stress, and fear-free care. However, or how we can help with your canine’s physical rehabilitation, please don't hesitate to call us, If you would like further information on how canine physical therapy and Hydrotherapy can help your canine.


#Vetrehabber Day Megan Kelly "This day is for all of us, to celebrate our community and to raise awareness about our profession. So many other professions have their day now let's have ours and share it far and wide. "







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