Most dogs at the PAW Center utilize our treadmill instead of our swimming pool. Why?? First, even if your dog is an experienced swimmer, we have an indoor pool so our HVAC system and the pool chemicals may be different from the pool experience your dog has experienced in the past.

Second, the pool and the treadmill can use different muscle groups. When a dog swims, they mainly use their front paws, depending on their body weight and abilities.

Water therapy, whether it be swimming or submerged walking, can be very beneficial in the rehabilitation process for many patients. The fun part is figuring out which path to take.

Advantages of Underwater Treadmill Use

Advantages of Swimming

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