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Meet Jenny Coates…

My name is Jenny Coates and I am a Veterinary Physiotherapist based in Langham, Rutland. I began the business in 2013 in Reading, we moved up to Rutland in 2017.

I use massage (including myofascial releases), strength and conditioning exercises, ultrasound, phototherapy and PMFT to help your dog return to a more balanced way of moving. I am fully insured and a full member of IRVAP (Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists).

Does your dog seem uncomfortable when standing or sitting, do they have ‘twitchy’ areas on their back, have they stopped doing things they’ve always done such as jumping in or out of the car, do they have recurrent lameness, are they less affectionate or less happy, have they started to slow down on walks or is your agility dog knocking more poles, jumping their contacts or coming out of the weaves? If your dog is recovering from injury, seems to have lost their ‘sparkle’ or you just want them checked over for your peace of mind then please get in touch.

Recent Posts…

To wobble or not to wobble…that is the question!

There is a lot of debate about the value and safety of using unstable surfaces. A couple of years ago K9 Fitness Solutions, who are based […]

Canine conditioning; the ‘core’ issue…

It is very fashionable to strengthen your dogs core….. In human sport we work a lot on core strength and when talking about core in humans […]

Harness; help or hindrance?

Is a harness a good idea for your dog or does it cause problems? Attaching a lead to a puppy collar often encourages owners to decide […]

What Makes a Good Canine Athlete?

As a Veterinary Physiotherapist I help a lot of sporting and working dogs. I help them recover from injury, as you’d expect, but I also help […]

National Puppy Day!

Today has been National Puppy Day! Who doesn’t love a puppy?! Owners often ask me what activities are ok for very young dogs.  The best answer […]

Why your dog is amazing

Watching Crufts… Watching Crufts over the last few days it’s clear that dogs are family, friends, companions, sports partners and work colleagues.  Whether your dog detects cancer, […]

About Me

My name is Jenny Coates and I am a qualified veterinary physiotherapist and canine massage therapist. I qualified in 2013 and treat agility dogs, dogs with […]

Happy dogs, happy humans…

  • Rosemarie Barnes
    Jenny has worked wonders with my young dog who we had noticed had a strange back leg action as a pup. Jenny’s therapy and the regime of physio and exercises she gave us to do with him have ensured that, although he has hip displasia, the joints are stable and the vet has commented that without Jenny’s treatment his prognosis would not have been good and also advised that we would be able to do some agility with him which would continue to strengthen his ‘back end'
    Rosemarie Barnes
  • Kayleigh Hewitt
    Jenny is really great with my beagle Jerry, even though he's a fidget bum throughout his massage. I like that she explains what she's doing and has such in-depth knowledge. I've definitely seen positive changes in my boy since going to her and would recommend Jenny to anyone looking for canine massage.
    Kayleigh Hewitt
  • Jenny Lovegrove
    I can't thank Jenny enough for keeping my 10-year-old boy Guv so fit. Jenny's expertise, knowledge and experience is the best, also her caring, gentle way with Guv is wonderful. Guv is a very sensitive dog but very loving and trustworthy, he needs to feel confident which he does when Jenny is treating him. Also, I love the fact that Guv is seen and treated at home in his own surroundings. I can't recommend Jenny enough, once again my grateful thanks.
    Jenny Lovegrove
  • Lj Ells
    Jenny delivered a really enjoyable and informative one day intro to massage course today in Yorkshire - very many thanks we’d highly recommend it!
    Lj Ells
  • Caroline Malins
    Jenny is brilliant with my dogs - she has sorted Dice out on many an occasion and got him back to full fitness - I would definitely recommend her!
    Caroline Malins
  • Lucy Osborne-Norton
    My guys absolutely LOVE Jenny! All being Agility dogs their bodies are pushed more than the ordinary dogs, therefore they need to be treated as athletes. Jenny’s vast amount of knowledge, skill and passion for keeping my sport dogs in top form. I can trust my dogs are in the best hands with Jenny, her treatments, which are loved by my dogs which speaks volumes. Jenny plays a big part in our performance and keeping them feeling amazing.
    Lucy Osborne-Norton