Swim to recovery: canine hydrotherapy healing

Gentle Dog Care

This unique book gives hydrotherapy the exposure it deserves, exploring this treatment, which can improve your dog's well-being and quality of life. The anatomy and physiology of dogs is examined, as well as the treatment and management of certain medical conditions, with real life case studies provided to demonstrate hydrotherapy's positive effects.
  • One of the few books on the subject
  • Explains canine hydrotherapy
  • Actual case studies of dogs at the Animal Magic Fitness Centre
  • Awareness of alternative/complementary treatments for dogs
  • A hydrotherapist at work
  • Illustrated anatomy to explain conditions
  • Photographs of patients undergoing rehabilitation
  • Examines canine health issues, clinical signs, prevention, treatment
  • Weight management and fitness

Description     

Description

Exploring canine hydrotherapy, rehabilitation and weight management, and how these can improve your dog’s well-being, this unique book reveals how hydrotherapy – a type of aquatic exercise – can help prevent and treat medical problems and pre-/post-operative conditions in dogs, and can also be used for rehabilitation and maintaining health and fitness in your dog.

Obesity is one of the most common issues that domestic dogs face today, and this book brings awareness to the matter, suggesting preventative measures and simple husbandry tips that the owner can use to safeguard their dog’s welfare.

Supplemented by illustrations and colour photographs of patients undergoing rehabilitation, this book is ideal for all dog owners.

Book specification     

Book specification

SKU HH4341
Format Paperback • 205 x 205mm • 128 pages • 104 colour and 5 b&w pictures
ISBN 978-1-845843-41-0
UPC 6-36847-04341-4
Published December 2011

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