Don't feel out of your depth with hydrotherapy!

Introduction to Hydrotherapy in Veterinary Practice
Mini Series

Get all the help you need to understand how hydrotherapy fits in to small animal practice in this comprehensive, fully-guaranteed Online Mini Series™ course from CPD Solutions

  • Discover how hydrotherapy works and the goals of treatment
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad, mobile, PC or tablet
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification

This was very informative and a great starting point for anyone going into hydrotherapy.

I am hoping to train to become a hydrotherapist, at the moment I am just shadowing, this series has helped me gain a little more knowledge for the role.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Hydrotherapy – What is the Point?

  • The history of hydrotherapy
  • The aims and benefits of hydrotherapy
  • The science behind hydrotherapy – understanding how hydrotherapy works
  • Which groups of patients can benefit from treatment?
  • Is hydrotherapy treatment in a pool or water treadmill the best option?
  • How to find a hydrotherapist: the good, the bad and the ugly

Session 2

Referral for Hydrotherapy

  • What hydrotherapists need to know about their patients and why
  • Contraindications for hydrotherapy
  • Precautions for hydrotherapy
  • The importance of assessment prior to treatment
  • The multi-disciplinary team – your role and working together to get the best results for your patients
  • Immediate/short term effects of hydrotherapy
  • Long term effects of hydrotherapy

Session 3

Hydrotherapy for Specific Conditions or Patient Groups

  • Obesity – working together to achieve and maintain weight loss
  • Osteoarthritis – multimodal management and the role of hydrotherapy in a treatment plan
  • Maintaining mobility for geriatric dogs
  • Hydrotherapy for orthopaedic conditions – shoulders, elbows, hips and stifles, pre and post-operative treatment
  • Spinal cases – how differently do we treat conservative and post-operative management cases?
  • When to refer and how to support and monitor dogs with degenerative myelopathy

Meet the Presenter....

Angela Griffiths


Angela opened Greyfriars in 2001 and has since developed the centre to become a referral veterinary practice specialising in veterinary rehabilitation. Angela qualified as a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner via the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005 and holds a Diploma in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals.

Her special interest is in the rehabilitation of post injury/post operative spinal cases and complicated or non ambulatory trauma cases. She is course director at Greyfriars Veterinary Rehabilitation and Hydrotherapy Referrals and lectures regularly in the UK and Canada. She was one of the founding members of the National Association of Registered Canine Hydrotherapists.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

This course has given me an insight into how to treat specific conditions, and also how much more hydrotherapy can do, especially in a pool.

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12 months access to recordings and course materials is included

Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events.
Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.


Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ and discover the benefits of hydrotherapy in veterinary patients

Just £397 + VAT*

  • Overseas customers outside the EU will not be charged VAT.
  • Overseas customers in the EU; provide your VAT number and we will refund the VAT.
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Price includes...

  • All 3 sessions
  • Notes and quiz (8 hours CPD)
  • PLUS unlimited access to recordings and all course materials for 12 months!
  • No traffic jams or accommodation hassles
  • No child or pet care to arrange
  • No rota clashes to worry about and no locum cover needed

Just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource


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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.

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