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South Coast Hydrotherapy is located in the beautiful county of Dorset, England. On site we have a veterinary surgery, dog groomers, agility, hoopers and dog training classes. Our hands-on training is provided at our own purpose built, larger than average, canine swimming pool with power jets, a large ramp and underwater treadmill.

Lectures are delivered by experienced hydrotherapists, physiotherapists, veterinary nurses and dog trainers according to an accredited curriculum. 

We have strict limited numbers on our courses as we believe in delivering quality not quantity and wish to maintain the friendly, personal touch and provide as much individual tuition to our learners as possible. In this way, we are able to guarantee a minimum of 40 hours practical hands on experience in the pool and treadmill, rather than just observing. We are also able to tailor our delivery of the curriculum to students individual needs.

The premises consist of a purpose built hydrotherapy unit with a larger than average teaching pool, a treadmill, kitchen and rest rooms, and secure outdoor facilities for gait and behavioural observation.

Why South Coast Hydrotherapy?

  • Located in Dorset, in the South of England, close to the beautiful New Forest, where you can walk and explore between your days at the centre. We are also close to the seaside town of Bournemouth with it's great shops and award winning beaches

  • A busy clinic with plenty to see including: groomers, agility, dog training, hoopers and veterinary practice

  • Experienced tutors who have many years experience

  • Maximum of 2 students on each course enabling you to have a lot of hand-on practice with our dogs 

  • 40 hours minimum practical experience - we take pride in the fact that our students are able to go straight out into the industry

  • We tailor our courses as much as we can to suit your individual needs

  • Online-studies for students so they can easily fit it around work and family

  • In-person studies for students who prefer lectures in real life

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