How can CanineKinetics help your dog…?


  • Hydrotherapy and Physiotherapy for rehabilitation or conservative treatment
  • Hydrotherapy and Physiotherapy for conditioning & performance enhancement
  • Routine musculoskeletal check-ups
  • Massage Therapy
  • Individually tailored exercise programmes
  • Short courses, workshops and seminars relating to behaviour and training, for fun and behavioural enrichment
  • Short courses, workshops and seminars relating to the health and physical condition of your dog, to help keep your dog in top form!

Meet the Team…


Helen Rowley
Helen has been involved in canine health care, behaviour and training since 1984; she qualified as a RCVS veterinary nurse in 1987, spending many years working in practice as a nurse and as a behaviour/training adviser. Recognising the link between behavioural issues and physical discomfort she concentrated her studies in this area, discovered the benefits of hydrotherapy and gained additional qualifications in this modality. Helen is a Member of the British Veterinary Nursing Association; Member of Canine Hydrotherapy Association; Associate Member of the Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists and Member of Kennel Club Accredited Instructors Scheme. Helen has owned and trained several breeds of dogs in different disciplines, including agility in which she has competed successfully at Championship level with her Border Terriers. Her special interest is in helping owners communicate and develop a bond with their dogs by enjoying activities together.
Lesley Williamson
BScHons; PgDip Vet Phys MNAVP
Lesley is a fully qualified veterinary physiotherapist and a member of the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists whose requirement for continuing professional development ensures skills and knowledge are kept up to date with the latest research in this developing field. She also hold an Honours degree in Equine Science from the Royal Agricultural University and an Honours Degree in Animal Management, Behaviour and Welfare from the University of Chester. She then completed a 2 year Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Physiotherapy at Harper Adams University. Lesley has over twenty years’ professional experience working with animals in a variety of fields. She is a member of the British Horse Society instructors register and has a keen interest in both equine and canine performance and welfare. Lesley’s leisure time is spent with her lovely Labrador, Meg, and enjoying her own horses with a particular interest in dressage.