Welcome to Squirrel Lodge .

flexible and effective treatments for the pets you love

Association Membership


Paula is a member of IRVAP
ICH Paula is a member of Institute of Canine Hydrotherapists


Hydrotherapy and rehabilitation for dogs in Lincolnshire
Squirrel Lodge Hydrotherapy

Squirrel Lodge Centre is now the one place where you can find all your dog's rehabilitation needs can be cared for.

We are a specialist canine rehabilitation centre offering a multimodal approach to provide a rehabilitation programme for your dog's individual requirements. We can select from a range of therapies that we have available at the Centre to achieve the best outcome possible for your dog whether its following injury/surgery, managing a long-term condition or disability, or if your dog is their senior years and requires that extra care to improve their quality of life. The therapies we have available are:


Exercise Rehabilitation & Prescription

Photobiomodulation Therapy, to include Laser and LED

Electrotherapy, to include TENS, Ultrasound, PEMF, PSWT.

Osteopathy coming to the Centre soon

    • We provide flexible and effective treatments for the pets you love in a safe and relaxing environment.

    • Your pet will receive one-to-one care from a fully qualified hydrotherapist rehabilitation practitioner and fitness trainer.

    • All dogs wear a life jacket or harness and we have a hoist system for dogs which are unable to manage the ramp in to the hydrotherapy pool.

    • We use motivational techniques to ensure sessions are also fun for your pet while they receive quality treatments

    • Our pool is 4m x 2m and 1m deep so we are able to swim even larger dogs comfortably

    • Our pool is heated to 30 – 31°C to ensure the best therapeutic effect

    • We have owned dogs of our own for over 30 years and worked within the rescue world

    • Paula is fully qualified hydrotherapist with a Diploma in Small Animal Hydrotherapy achieved at the world renowned Hawksmoor Hydrotherapy and Referral Centre; she also has an honours degree in nursing and is a qualified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner and Fitness Trainer..

    • Paula is a Member of the the Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists (IRVAP) - Institute of Canine Hydrotherapists (ICH) .


Hi, my name is Paula and I have owned dogs all my life and have always had an interest in their welfare.

I qualified in 2012 as a Small Animal Hydrotherapist at the world-renowned Hawksmoor Centre. I continued my training at Hawksmoor to achieve my diploma, and I have continued my training to become a Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner and Fitness Trainer with the University of Tennessee. I have completed additional training at K9HS, Animal Rehabilitation and Health Academy. I am currently studying for my DSc in Canine Rehabilitation at and I'm also completing my training in Canine Osteopathy at the London College of Animal Osteopathy.


Customer Reviews

5 Stars «««««

Sessions with Paula have helped my Dachshund so much, his spine, confidence, fitness and strength. I would highly recommend Squirrel Lodge centre for any dog owner.
Zoe Hicks.

5 Stars «««««

Paula caters the treatment specifically for your dog as she has done for our Elsie. She is professional, considerate and always has Elsie’s wellbeing at the centre of what she does.
Diane Dowman.

Getting much stronger!

Doyle is getting so much stronger on his back legs thanks to the amazing work of Squirrel Lodge Centre Ltd.

Kate Youdale.

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Squirrel Lodge Centre

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Our Services

We offer a full range of hydrotherapy, rehabilitation and fitness training services. For full details please see our full range of services

Contact Us

Squirrel Lodge Centre
Paddock Mews,
Tel. 01472 398427
Email. squirrel-lodge@sky.com