Hydrotherapy: How Swimming Can Lead to Better Health for Your Dog

Swimming is an amazing way to get exercise for humans. The increased resistance from moving in water provides maximized physical benefits in a short amount of time, yet buoyancy simultaneously decreases stress on joints. So it’s no wonder that veterinarians and animal rehabilitation specialists are starting to recommend hydrotherapy for dogs.

Water therapy is also a great exercise option, particularly in the summer months, when exercise can induce heat stroke. Plus, swimming can be just plain fun! Continue reading