Kerry Hufton Practice Manager and founder of Burntwood Hydro
My name is Kerry and Burntwood Hydro is my baby. I have worked with animals all my life and after a long career in Equine Veterinary Nursing it was my vision to build a specialist Canine Rehabilitation centre. I have a Level 3 Certificate in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals with IRVAP (Institute of Registered Veterinary and animal Physiotherapists) and I am a qualified Canine Massage Therapist and Sports massage Therapist. In my spare time I enjoy being with my whippets and occasionally like to show them and Judge Whippet shows at open level. I have a passion for how dogs move and orthopedics are a keen interest of mine.
Mia Jobson Head Canine Hydrotherapist
My name is Mia and I have a I have a Level 3 Certificate in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals with IRVAP (Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists) and a Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal management and Canine Care. I joined the Burntwood Hydro Team in 2020 and I am responsible for the day to day running of the Hydro Centre and I’m the main point of contact for Insurance claims and Veterinary referrals. In my free time I enjoy training my dogs to be working gundogs and I also love photography.
Jessica Parker Veterinary Physiotherapist & Hydrotherapist
Hi I’m Jessica and I am Burntwood Hydro’s veterinary physiotherapist. I studied for 3 years full time to gain my Bsc (Hons) degree in Veterinary Physiotherapy and I am one of a handful of Veterinary Physiotherapists to hold a Level 4 Canine Hydrotherapist qualification. I am a proud member of the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP). Physiotherapy involves: massage, stretching, electro therapy (Laser and Pulsed electromagnetic) and remedial exercise to improve the physical wellbeing of your pet. I work on increasing: flexibility, mobility, joint range of motion, willingness to work/play, proprioception, muscle mass and most importantly comfort. When your dog is influenced by a musculoskeletal condition whether pre or post operative, pain will be present. I use a range of techniques to help reduce pain and get your best friend back to their usual selves.
Rachel Fields Trainee Vet Nurse & Hydrotherapist
Hi I’m Rachel and I started with the Burntwood Hydro team in January 2022. Currently I am training to be a veterinary nurse and have a particular interest in canine rehabilitation. I love working with dogs of all different shapes and sizes at Burntwood and being part of their roads to recovery. At home I have a rescue lurcher named Pippa who is a typical sighthound couch potato
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Burntwood canine hydrotherapy aims to improve and enhance the physical and mental wellbeing of every dog treated. The welfare of all dogs undergoing treatment is the primary objective.
The centre strives for excellence in all that it offers and is totally committed to providing a professional and caring service in a safe and friendly environment.
The standards at the centre are maintained through continuous technical and professional development in the hydrotherapy field.