Dog in Hydrotherapy Pool

Dog Hydrotherapy

Dog Hydrotherapy is a state of the art small animal rehabilitation centre based in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire.

Our facilities include: a custom-built hydrotherapy pool, state-of-the-art aquatic treadmill and a purpose built treatment room for class IV laser therapy and physiotherapy. All treatments are performed by our qualified staff of Veterinary Physiotherapists and Level 3 Small Animal Hydrotherapists.

We work solely on veterinary referral however we can obtain this for you! Talk to your vet today about whether hydrotherapy/physiotherapy may be suitable for your pet.

Hydrotherapy can contribute towards the treatment of a variety of conditions, such as:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Elbow dysplasia
  • Cruciate ligament disease
  • Spinal and neurological conditions

Benefits of swimming your pet at Dog Hydrotherapy

  • Programmes individually tailored to suit your pet
  • Fully qualified professionals
  • Heated pool and aquatic treadmill with washing and drying facilities
  • Non-slip ramps and flooring
  • Weekday and Saturday appointments available
  • Friendly team

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Some of our recent patients.



Our patients receive gold standard physiotherapy treatment for successful post-surgical rehabilitation or performance animals.

Hydrotherapy Pool

Providing an impact-free environment for exercise that is kind to joints. Reduced pain = better mobility = happier pets!

Aquatic Treadmill

Our state-of-the-art aquatic treadmill allows for low-impact exercise with increased resistance. In other words, a tough workout where the body is still supported.

Class IV K-Laser

Laser therapy can decrease pain and inflammation through the application of intense light. It can improve wound and soft tissue healing as well as improving neurological function.

Dog Hydrotherapy Price List

Dog Day Care & Home Boarding

We can also offer a limited doggy day care service for up to 6 dogs per day and fully licenced home boarding facilities. For more information please visit


Do I need a vet referral for hydrotherapy sessions?
Yes, we require all clients to have a referral from their veterinary surgeon stating hydrotherapy is safe and suitable for their pet. This gives the vet the opportunity to highlight any relevant conditions and/or medications that our hydrotherapists need to be aware of prior to their treatments.

Can I claim the cost of my session through pet insurance?
It is worth checking with your pet insurance company as it will depend on your insurer. This kind of treatment may come under complementary therapies. Where you are covered by your policy, we will still require you to pay for your session in advance.

Will other animals be using the pool/aquatic treadmill at the same time?
No. We want to ensure that every pet has an enjoyable experience and recognise that not every animal enjoys sharing their space. Please kindly note that your pet may see another animals as you enter and exit the facility.

Do I need to get in the pool with my pet?
No, our trained staff are in the water to support your pet. We cannot accommodate owners being in the water with their pets due to health and safety.

Does my pet need to be vaccinated?
We recommend all animals using our facilities are fully vaccinated.

What happens if I am unable to attend my appointment?
Please notify us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend an appointment. We do reserve the right to charge for missed appointments if we do not receive at least 24 hours notice.

What happens if I am late for my appointment?
Please let us know if you feel you are going to be late for your appointment. We will try and accommodate you and carry out as much of the session as possible. If there is another appointment directly after yours, we may have to shorten your session. The price will remain the same even for shorter sessions.

How do I find your facility?
We are located on the residential road of Stoneycroft Road, Earl Shilton, which is located just off Hinckley Road (the main road through Earl Shilton).

Is there parking on site?
We have spaces for up to 10 cars on the front of the property.

Contact Us

Dog Hydrotherapy
45 Stoneycroft Road
Earl Shilton
tel: 01455 841 048

Opening Times

Monday - Friday
9am to 6pm
10am to 4pm

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