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How does water depth affect muscle activity when dogs walk on a water treadmill? by Dr Alison Wills, Department of Animal and Agriculture, University Centre Hartpury, Hartpury, Gloucestershire As canine hydrotherapy gains popularity for the rehabilitation of a range of different conditions, questions are beginning to arise surrounding the type of protocol that is implemented for individual dogs. Some dogs referred for hydrotherapy will swim in a pool, some will walk on a water treadmill and some may undergo a combination of both approaches. If the treatment team including the attending veterinarian, hydrotherapist and or physiotherapist determine that water treadmill...

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