Rolo's Hydro Report

2021-12-29

Splish, splash! What a great day for a swim in the warm hydro Pool! It was our PLEASURE to take your dog for a lesson of swimming with the Noahs Crossing Vet team.

Hydrotherapy is not just fun it comes with numerous benefits such as low impact exercise for muscles and joint, helps build on the dogs confidence and fitness, it is a great exposure experience and helps to build on your dogs swimming style and confidence with water.

After their swim you may find they will either be full of energy with a second boost of adrenaline or they will be out like a light snoozing off today's accomplishments. Either way, they deserve it!

Please find below some quick notes given by the qualified Hydro-therapist and a note from our team how the dog was during their time with us.

Rolo's overall feedback

Rolo was so excited for his swim and waited very patiently in the crate for his turn in the pool.

We recommend
Hydro
Rolo's movement
Good, working progress.
Rolo's activity level
Active full session
Rolo's motivation
Motivated by toys

A word from us

Using 2 toys we had a system where we'd trade him for the one in his mouth. Rolo wanted to jump right in the pool and required no assistance from the trainers or hydrotherapist (apart from throwing the toy). He did non stop swimming for roughly 15mins with little rests in between. Amazing work buddy, such a pleasure to bring Rolo! It was hilarious when he managed to fit both toys in his mouth, he was very proud of himself.

A word from Noah's

After Jess mentioned that Rolo had been a little lame in one of his legs she gave him a good massage. She found that Rolo was a little bit tight on his upper left leg near the spine and tail. She encourages a good gentle massage when sitting down and watching tv at night to relieve some of the tension. The hydro would also help loosen any knots.

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