Veterinary Physiotherapy – Level 2

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Study method
Online, self-paced
10 hours
Access to content
365 days
No formal qualification
10 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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This Veterinary Physiotherapy – Level 2 course is the only guide you need for learning the essential topics thoroughly and acquire the necessary skills for a special discounted price. With only 10 hours of training towards your CPD-accredited certificate and course materials designed by industry experts, any of your dreams in professional life can be turned into a reality.

Our exclusive Veterinary Physiotherapy course follows an advanced curriculum with topics broken down into a total of 7 scaled-down modules for your ease of self-paced learning. These modules will assist you in grasping the basics and leading you to the steps of getting a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the Veterinary Physiotherapy course. The course materials designed by experts are easily accessible 24/7 by any of your smartphones, laptops, PCs, tablets etc. Our expert instructors are available on weekdays to listen to any of your queries via email and help you in achieving your goals.

Finally, you will receive a CPD-accredited certificate which will fast-track your career and showcase your expertise on this topic to excel in your professional life. This professional certification along with your in-depth understanding of the course materials will put you ahead in this sector as well as the relevant job market.

This Veterinary Physiotherapy course does not qualify you to be a practising physiotherapist or comply with the requirements of HCPC. You can contact the relevant authority for HCPC-complying courses.

Key Topics to Be Covered

  • The Benefits of Physiotherapy
  • Contraindications
  • Assessment of Animal Behaviour
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Diagnostic Techniques
  • Physiotherapy Assessment for Animals
  • Setting Up a Physiotherapy Clinic

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about physiotherapy and its benefits
  • Learn how to assess animal behaviour
  • Learn the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system
  • Learn about small animal neurological and muscular conditions
  • Learn physiotherapy assessment for animals
  • Learn how to set up a physiotherapy clinic
  • Gain a valuable certificate and add weight to your CV


10 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

Course media


This Veterinary Physiotherapy course is designed to teach you about animal Physiotherapy. Animals often suffer from injuries and ailments and physiotherapy can be a great way to cure these injuries and ailments. This Veterinary Physiotherapy course includes 7 easy-to-understand modules and you will learn about the benefits of physiotherapy, how to assess animal behaviour, how the musculoskeletal system works, neurological and muscular conditions in small animals and many more. The course will also give you information on how you can set up your own physiotherapy clinic.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Excellent knowledge of animal physiotherapy
  • Assessment skills
  • Physiotherapy skills
  • Business skills and knowledge of how to set up a physiotherapy clinic
  • Ability to conduct a physiotherapy assessment for animals

Course Curriculum:

Module 1: Physiotherapy

  • Definition of Physiotherapy
  • The Bene?ts of Physiotherapy
  • Contraindications

Module 2: Animal Behaviour

  • Assessment of Animal Behaviour
  • Pain
  • Aggression

Module 3: Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System

  • Collagen
  • Cartilage
  • Joints
  • Muscle
  • And More

Module 4: Comparative Exercise Physiology

  • Principles of Exercise Physiology
  • The Pathway of Oxygen
  • Cardiorespiratory Function During Exercise
  • Applied Exercise Physiology
  • And More

Module 5: Small Animal Neurological and Muscular Conditions

  • Neuroanatomy
  • Neurological Examination
  • Gait, Proprioception and Reflexes – Spinal Lesions
  • Diagnostic Techniques
  • And More

Module 6: Physiotherapy Assessment for Animals

  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Physical Assessment
  • Special Considerations in Canine Physiotherapy Assessment
  • Assessment and Palpation of Canine Extremities
  • And More

Module 7: Setting Up a Physiotherapy Clinic

  • In-house
  • Stand-alone
  • Space Requirements
  • Equipment
  • And More

Assessment Process

Once you have completed the modules in the course, your skills and knowledge will be tested with an automated multiple-choice assessment, after which you will receive instant results.

Showcase Your Accomplishment of New Skills: Get a Certification of Completion

Upon passing the assessment, you will receive a proper certification that is recognised all over the UK as well as internationally. The PDF certificate is free of cost which you can download instantly upon completing the assessment or you can order it online. You can also receive an original printed copy of the certificate for showcasing your achievement anywhere and everywhere, which will be sent to you by post. The postal fee for this printed copy is only £5.99, with no additional fees or expense.

Who is this course for?

Is the Veterinary Physiotherapy Course Right for You

This course is right for anyone who wishes to learn about animal Physiotherapy. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis.

Career path

On successful completion of the Veterinary Physiotherapy course, you will have a deep understanding of Physiotherapy for animals. You will gain knowledge of best practices and how to utilise these skills in real life.

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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