MEET THE TEAM

Kerry Hufton (The Boss 😉)

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 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.

Melanie Phillips Practice Manager

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My name is Mel and I’m the centres Practice Manager.  I have a Level 3 Certificate in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals with IRVAP (Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists) and I have been practicing hydrotherapy ever since I joined the Burntwood Hydro team in 2015. 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 spare time I like to take care of my two horses, two dogs and two cats.

Kelly Edwards Veterinary Physiotherapist & Canine Hydrotherapist

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My name is Kelly and I am the face behind Hydrophys. My love of animals lead to the decision to train for my dream job as Veterinary Physiotherapist back in 2014. I studied Level 7 (Masters level) Veterinary physiotherapy for 2 years at Nottingham Vet School and qualified in 2016. When I qualified I became a member of IRVAP (Institute of registered veterinary and animal physiotherapists) In order to meet to requirements to keep my membership, I regularly attend CPD days, and training courses. Always learning in this job!! I wanted to be able to offer the full package to my clients, so less than a year after qualifying as a physio I started studying for my diploma in Small Animal Hydrotherapy (incl advanced water treadmill techniques).  I now offer a wide range of services from Veterinary Physiotherapy, Hydrotherapy, Sports Massage and Laser Therapy.

Mia Jobson Trainee Canine Hydrotherapist

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My name is Mia and I have a Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal management and Canine Care.  I am one of the newest members of the Burntwood Hydro Team and as a trainee hydrotherapist  I am working towards my Level 3 Diploma in Canine Hydrotherapy.   I also have my own business in dog walking and pet sitting so I’m always super busy.  In my free time I enjoy training my dogs to be working gundogs and I also love photography.

Casey Pawson Trainee Canine Hydrotherapist

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My name is Casey and I joined the Burntwood Hydro team in 2020.   I have qualifications in Animal Care Level 2 (Distinction),  Animal Management Level 3 Extended Diploma with Science (Triple Distinction).  I am a qualified Pet Sitter and Dog Walker and I am currently studying towards my Level 3 Hydrotherapy Diploma. In my spare time I love volunteering for various dog charities and taking care of our family Bullmastiff and Neapolitan Mastiff.

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.