Hydrotherapy - Underwater Aquatic Treadmill 

"Bramble on her weekly underwater Treadmill session"

Bramble on weekly treadmill treatment

Holding 80% of your dogs body weight, the Underwater Treadmill provides a much more controlled style of exercise / rehabilitation. The warm water which rises to your dogs shoulders provides a hydrostatic pressure to the limbs which supports all movement in a controlled manner.

The 28-30° degree water temperature ensures there is a good supply of blood to the major extremities which provides optimal results and rehabilitation, preventing a condition from worsening.

"Callum gets all the attention in the Treadmill

dog running over fields

Being able to control the speed and gradient of the Underwater Treadmill, allows us to create bespoke tailored programmes that will aid the recovery of your dog.

Our aim is to improve / maintain quality of life and prevent a condition worsening. For the benefit of your dog, we offer the best trained hydrotherapist in the area, alongside phenomenal equipment to carry out our duties professionally and with pride.


WE USE THE UNDERWATER TREADMILL AS A PREFERRED STYLE OF REHABILitation for THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONs 
  • Hip Replacements
  • Post-op fractures
  • Neurological conditions
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Cruciate Repair
  • Tendon injuries
  • Ligament injuries
  • Weight loss
  • Fitness
  • General exercise
  • Fun swimming

Give us a call - 0114 258 3221

If you need more information about how we can help with your Dog, please get in touch. We welcome a 'phone call and are more than happy to answer your questions. You can also email us or download an information pack.


Our clients say it best
  • I was recommended to go along to Aquavets by my vets after my 11 year old dog Asta was diagnosed with lumba spondylosis. She has had several weekly sessions in the hydro pool and we have seen a great improvement with her movement and she is in alot less pain. The staff are helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. I have also used the physiotherapist at the unit and she has been very good with Asta, we have treatments every two weeks and have been shown threatments that we can do ourselves at home. Again this treatment has really helped Asta with her movement and pain. I would highly recommend Aquavets and all their treatments. If it was not for their work Asta would have had to have an operation. They are very friendly and make everyone feel so welcome. –Deborah Baggaley

  • After losing my 9 year old old English sheepdog this week to cancer I felt appropriate that I thank the wonderful staff at Aquavet for their care and expertise. I decided to take Missie to Aquavet after a referral from her vets after trying to maintain the pain in her arthritis. This is a condition that missie has endured even through her young years due to unnecessary docking. We had a session every fortnight for 3 years. The improvement was steady but certainly noticed ! Missie was not a confident dog in water but soon got to know and like the staff and dare I say even got to like her visits ! The staff made our trips good fun , informative and run perfectly ! I would 100% recommend the treatment and Aquavet. Thank you Aquavet. Will miss our sessions. –Rebecca Gunner


Fully qualified and experienced Canine Hydrotherapist
registered with the National Association of Registered Canine Hydrotherapists

Lisa Dobson - Aquavet owner
is a fully qualified and experienced Canine Hydrotherapist and registered with the National Association of Registered Canine Hydrotherapists