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Explore our downloadable PDFs designed to support animal therapists, professionals and owners. Do revisit for the latest updates!


Anatomy & Biomechanics

Dr Richard Payne; IRVAP Hon Fellow
Course Lead MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy
Nottingham Veterinary School of Medicine & Science

Canine Pain Management Strategies

Avril Coleman; MIRVAP(VP)(ICH)
Animo Rehabilitation Centre, Kent

Puppies & Hydrotherapy

Maria Johnston; FIRVAP(VP)(ICH)
Active Balance, Leicestershire

Canine referral paperwork – getting the right patient information

Sarah Brick; MIRVAP(VP)(ICH)

Right Side Up! Or the righting reflex in cats

Jo Scott; IRVAP Affiliate


Cervical Abnormalities in Equine Patients

Gaby Kerfoot; FIRVAP(VP)
GKVP, Cheshire

Canine CCL Disease Case Study

Susanne Pender; MIRVAP(VP)(ICH)
Paws4Rehab, Surrey

Canine Hip Dysplasia

Hawskmoor Team, Hawksmoor Hydrotherapy, Leicestershire

Managing Equines with chronic sacroiliac dysfunction

Gemma Key; MIRVAP(VP)  www.gemmakeyvetphysio.com

An Exotic Approach

Jo Scott; IRVAP Affiliate

Equine Hydrotherapy

Grainne Ni Chaba-Byrne; MIRVAP(VP)

Canine Movement Enrichment Techniques

Barbara Houlding, FIRVAP(VP)(ICH)
K9HS Courses; Suffolk

Common Injuries in Working Sheepdogs

Sarah Ward; MIRVAP(VP)(ICH)
K9HS Courses, Suffolk


Companion Therapy Lasers

Georgina MacPhail, Companion Animal Health

Hydrotherapy Water Management

Mitchell Loach, TEST Ltd

Cruciate Ligament Disease & the Role of the Balto Knee Brace

Cheryl Corral; MRCVS, MIRVAP(VP)(ICH)

Equine Massage Therapy Pad

Vicky Boakes, Equilibrium Products

Stance Analysis – Tool for Early Lameness Detection

Georgina MacPhail, Companion Animal Health 

Check out vet festival’s top tips series
Top Tips is their new series of 30-minute online seminars. These free resources allow you to access CPD on a range of subject matter relevant to all levels of veterinary practice.
IRVAP members access the ICH Refresher courses at a discounted rate through the private IRVAP MemberSpace Area. 
These canine Refresher courses are available to non members at £57 each.

Canine First Aid Refresher

Canine Health Checks Refresher

Canine Water Management Refresher

ICH online courses are IRVAP & ABC Awards QLS endorsed
Offering 6 hours study for each course
Award certificates issued on successful completion

Entitles you to 1 year access to the online Course Manual
Resources include instructional Canine Technical Videos (K9TVs), scripted sections, visuals and links
Assignment Workbook provided to complete for submission and marking
Open Office Hours for additional support


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