International Association of Animal Therapists - info@iaat.org.uk

Promoting excellence in animal therapy

Who are IAAT?

The International Association of Animal Therapists (IAAT) is the membership organisation for animal therapists in practice.

governing body for animal physiotherapists in practice

The association is run by its members for its members, with a steering committee comprised of esteemed industry leaders, dedicated to delivering the best possible services for all of its members.

Registered therapist services

Connecting your animals and pets with the most appropriate therapy.
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Physiotherapy

Animal Physiotherapy is used to rehabilitate and maintain health, mobility, function and performance in all animals whether they are your top competitor or your best friend | MORE
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Osteopathy

Osteopathy looks at assisting the body to maintain or return to a normal functioning unit. Where an injury may be thought to affect just one part of the body, it is surprising how an animal will alter movement and behaviour to cope | MORE
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Manipulation

Animal Manipulation techniques seek to restore balance in the body where disturbance or interference has occurred. It is a relatively gentle technique working with the body promoting natural healing. | MORE
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Massage Therapy

Animal massage and stretching techniques can be applied, enabling the animal to perform to their full potential, and keep them supple, comfortable and using themselves correctly | MORE
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Hydrotherapy

Equine and canine hydrotherapy uses water as a method of providing rehabilitation following an injury, as well as being used to help build and maintain fitness | MORE
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Maintenance

These therapies work within the RCVS guidelines and with veterinary guidance if required. All complementary animal therapists, of any discipline, must adhere to the Veterinary Act 1966 and gain veterinary permission before treating an animal | MORE

Latest news from IAAT

IAAT Annual General Meeting

The AGM will be held virtually in September (date to be confirmed) where we will present IAAT 2021 Plan vs progress The finances The results …

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Survey sent via email

We have sent you an email with a survey regarding our first year working with IAAT for your views and recommendations, we would appreciate it …

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RCVS Legislation Reform

IAAT are involved in the discussions regarding the muscular skeletal practitioners (animal osteopathy, chiropractic and physiotherapy) legislative reform.   We are making progress but as yet …

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