Fitness Training - veterinary referral is not required for healthy dog fitness sessions but I will do an assessment on your dog before starting the training and will ask for you to see your vet if I find any areas of concern

Following an assessment an age / condition appropriate progressive exercise programme can be followed

Puppies – from 8 weeks to growth plate closure (approx. 24 months) – to develop body awareness and confidence

  • Improve flexibility
  • Improved muscle tone
  • Increased focus
  • Strengthen the human – dog bond

Sporting / working dogs / pet dogs
All the above +

  • Progressive exercises tailored to their fitness level, skill set and owner goals
  • Enhance performance and career longevity
  • Improve mental focus and bonding

Elderly dogs

Maintain and improve strength and mobility 

with graded exercise whilst having fun with your dog

Why do fitness training?

  • Increase core and overall body strength
  • Strengthen your bond and teach new behaviours
  • Help stabilize weak areas
  • Improve balance and body awareness
  • Improve reaction, control and co-ordination
  • Increase range of motion in joints
  • Confidence building
  • Improve endurance
  • Increase flexibility
  • Decrease chances of injury
  • Help dog to live longer
  • Mental challenge
  • FUN for the dog

​​Gillian Barrett, Grad.Dip.Phys, ACPAT Cat A, CCFT

Chartered Physiotherapist specialising in Animal Physiotherapy


​Tel: 07765238937