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What does hydrotherapy for dogs do? Aquatic therapy for dogs is a low-impact treatment that can help to improve your pup’s strength, range of motion and endurance. The buoyancy properties of water minimize weight bearing stress to the joints, which helps prevent tissue injuries, inflammation and pain.
How much does water therapy cost for dogs? While costs will vary from one provider to the next, on average you can expect to pay around $35 to $45 for an initial consultation, between $20 to $30 for a swim therapy session, and $35 to $50 for an underwater treadmill session.
How do you give a dog hydrotherapy?
Is hydrotherapy good for older dogs? Hydrotherapy includes exercise on an underwater treadmill, as well as swimming, and is particularly helpful. It has many benefits for all dogs, but can have an especially dramatic effect on senior dogs, providing a painless, fun means of exercise and movement.