Black Dog underwater treadmill Aurora Animal Care Center is happy to announce we have underwater treadmill therapy located at the Aurora Veterinary clinic. This service is open to all of our Aurora, Streetsboro and Mantua Clients.

The underwater treadmill has many benefits in dog and cat rehabilitation. The water temperature is around 85 degrees. This provides comfort by relaxing muscles and decreasing pain during the session. Water buoyancy will decrease the weight and or stress your pet puts on their joints. This decrease of pressure will let them extend and flex their joints more. Goals for the underwater treadmill for your pet would include strengthening, improving and or maintaining muscle mass. The treadmill will help promote balance and coordination as well.

Underwater treadmill can help with rehabilitation of the following conditions:

  • Age related arthritis
  • Unusual gait
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Elbow Dysplasia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Increasing the Flexion and Extension of joints
  • Degenerative Myelopathy
  • Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease
  • Post-Orthopedic surgery rehabilitation
  • Weight Loss

The underwater Treadmill can also help with sports medicine for the following conditions:

  • Conditioning for Agility Work
  • Swimming for Strength Training
  • Conditioning for Dock Diving
  • Exercise for Endurance Training
  • Pre-Surgical Strengthening
  • Work Recovery


Please ask one of our veterinarians today if the underwater treadmill would be a good fit for your pet!

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