Animal maintenance therapies
Maintenance animal therapies are any kind of physical therapy that supports and ‘complements’ the work of a veterinarian for example soft tissue or joint manipulative therapies there are many more healing therapies.
Animal physical therapies and applied behaviour techniques can help animals suffering from physical and performance issues, difficulty maintaining a healthy condition, behavioural problems, rider/handler stress, and other physical issues.
Maintenance therapies can provide opportunities for motivational, educational, recreational, and/or therapeutic benefits to enhance the quality of life. These can be delivered in a variety of environments by paraprofessionals and/or volunteers in association with animals that meet specific criteria.