Whether it's for recreational or therapeutic reasons, warm water swimming provides many unique benefits. Dogs can see all the same benefits humans do, improved strength, muscle endurance, cardiorespiratory endurance, increased range of motion, decreased stress on healing tissues and minimized pain.
From the athletic dog who needs to stay in top condition, the swim spa provides year round non impact conditioning and resistance with it's optional high pressure swim jets. To the older, arthritic or injured dog who can experience relief from the bouyancy and warmth only the warm water spa can provide. Additionally, the swim spa is perfect for teaching puppies how to swim in a safe, supervised and controlled environment.
Some of the conditions that may benefit from warm water swimming
· Mobility & Circulatory Problems
· Arthritic Conditions & Geriatrics
· Weight Reduction
· Joint injury & Lameness
· Hip & Elbow Dysplasia
· Pre & Post Surgery
· Chronic Pain
Warm water therapy can be effective in:
Increasing Range of Motion
Reducing Emotional Anxiety
Loosening Tight Muscles
Increasing Balance and Coordination