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Resource Hub
Explore our downloadable PDFs designed to support animal therapists, professionals and owners. These change regularly, so do revisit for the latest updates!
BEST PRACTICE

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 / ICH Board
Animo Rehabilitation Centre, Kent

Puppies & Hydrotherapy

Maria Johnston, IRVAP Fellow
Active Balance, Leicestershire

Canine referral paperwork – getting the right patient information

Sarah Brick; MIRVAP, ICH Board

Right Side Up! Or the righting reflex in cats

Jo Scott, ICH Board

CONDITIONS & CASES

Cervical Abnormalities in Equine Patients

Gaby Kerfoot, IRVAP Fellow
GKVP, Cheshire

Canine CCL Disease Case Study

Susanne Pender, MIRVAP & ICH Board
Paws4Rehab, Surrey

Canine Hip Dysplasia

Hawskmoor Team, ICH Board
Hawksmoor Hydrotherapy, Leicestershire

Techniques

Equine Hydrotherapy

Grainne Ni Chaba-Byrne, MIRVAP, Council Officer

Canine Movement Enrichment

Barbara Houlding, IRVAP Fellow 
IRVAP / ICH Chair 
K9HS Courses, Suffolk

Common Injuries in Working Sheepdogs

Sarah Ward, RVN, PGCertSART (Level 7), RVN, MIRVAP(VP)(ICH)
Canine Veterinary Physiotherapist & Advanced Hydrotherapist

EQUIPMENT INFO

Companion Therapy Lasers

Georgina MacPhail, Companion Animal Health

Hydrotherapy Water Management

Mitchell Loach, TEST Ltd

ICH REFRESHER COURSES

IRVAP members get access to Refresher courses at a huge discounted rate of £29 per course. 
These are available at £49 for all therapists and para professionals (RRP £99).
LEVEL 3

Canine First Aid Refresher

LEVEL 3

Canine Health Checks Refresher

LEVEL 3

Canine Water Management Refresher

ICH online courses are IRVAP & ABC Awards QLS accredited
4 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for each course
Award certificate issued on successful completion

Access to online course resources for 1 year
Resources include instructional Canine Technical Videos (K9TVs)
Assignment Workbook provided to complete for submission and marking
IRVAP Chair open office hours for additional support

CONTACT

ICH enquiries irvapchair@irvap.org.uk
Website enquiries: webmaster@irvap.org.uk 
Membership enquiries: membership@irvap.org.uk