How Hydrotherapy and Swimming Can Benefit Dogs

Swimming Can Benefit Dogs

Hydrotherapy and swimming are low-impact exercises that can help dogs of all ages and abilities.

Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Reduces pain and inflammation

Benefits of Swimming

Same as hydrotherapy, but with the added benefit of being able to cool off in hot weather.

When to Use

Arthritis, Hip dysplasia, Post-surgery recovery

How to Find

Search online for hydrotherapy or swimming facilities for dogs in your area.

How to Prepare

Start slowly and gradually increase the amount of time your dog spends in the water.

Safety Tips

Make sure the water temperature is appropriate for your dog.

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