GRAHAM COOPER MCHA – Qualified Hydrotherapist & Owner


Level 3 Certificate in Hydrotherapy for small animals

Level 3 Diploma in Hydrotherapy for small animals

Graham is the FIRST Canine Hydrotherapist in the UK to achieve an accredited Diploma from Hawksmoor

Accredited courses completed:

  • Introduction to Canine Hydrotherapy
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Clinical Conditions & Common Surgical Procedures
  • First Aid for small animals
  • Water Management
  • Principles and Practices for Hydrotherapy
  • Aquatic Treadmill Therapy
  • Underwater Treadmill Therapy
  • Advanced Anatomy & Physiology
  • Advanced Underwater Treadmill Treatment

Continued Professional Development:

  • Spinal Conditions in the Dog CPD
  • Understanding and Management of Arthritic Conditions in Hydrotherapy CPD
  • Disorders of The Canine Stifle Joint for Hydrotherapists (distance learning course)
  • Canine Elbow & Hip Dysplasia for Hydrotherapists (distance learning course)

Minimum 30 Hours of CPD per annum completed as part of the CHA Quality Standard

KATIE COOPER  MCHA – Qualified Hydrotherapist, Trained Laser Therapist


Level 3 Diploma in Canine Hydrotherapy

Katie has a level 3 Diploma in Small Animal Hydrotherapy and is trained in Laser Therapy.

Before hydrotherapy, she worked as a groom with horses for 10+ years on a stud but always dreamed of becoming a qualified hydrotherapist after doing it for work experience whilst in college.

She has a horse of her own which she enjoys going on adventures around the Kent countryside on and a massive soft spot for Dobermanns after growing up with them in my family home.

HEIDI LUDWIG – Qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist and Hydrotherapist


Level 3 Diploma in Small Animal Hydrotherapy

Master’s in Veterinary Physiotherapy

Heidi graduated from Writtle University with a Master’s in Veterinary Physiotherapy in 2022. She has always loved animals and was inspired to study Veterinary Physiotherapy after seeing her beloved rescue dog suffer from multiple chronic joint issues.

She is also a qualified hydrotherapist and has been working in practice since she graduated, thoroughly enjoying treating many wonderful dogs with an array of conditions.  Heidi is passionate about increasing the comfort and quality of life of as many dogs as possible.

RHIANNON THOROGOOD – Qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist and Hydrotherapist


Level 3 Diploma in Small Animal Hydrotherapy

Level 4 Diploma in Small Animal Hydrotherapy

Masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy

Rhiannon is a Qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist and Canine Therapist, graduating from Writtle University in 2022 and completing her further qualifications in Hydrotherapy.

Rhiannon has always known she wanted to work in a career helping animals become and remain as comfortable and happy as possible, this translated well into her degree as this provided her with the skills to be able to achieve this.

Rhiannon has worked in practice since graduating and has enjoyed meeting a variety of dogs with a variety of different conditions. She also has a variety of animals herself including cats, a black Labrador, and a horse, so feel free to chat to her about all your wonderful pets.



Julie is in charge of all the business administration for the hydrotherapy centre, organising the referrals and case histories from the veterinary surgeries on behalf of our clients.