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About

  • Louisa holds an integrated masters (MSc) qualification in Veterinary Physiotherapy, after four years of full-time study at Writtle University College (MVetPhys).

  • Registered with the Register of Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners (RAMP).

  • Category 1 member of the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP).

  • Level 3 Certified Canine Hydrotherapist

  • Certified Equinology Equine Body Worker (EEBW).

  • Continuing professional development (CPD) since graduation, accumulating a minimum of 50 hours over a two-year period.

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Louisa Purkiss

Louisa has 10+ years of experience working with animals.​ Her passion for veterinary physiotherapy began when her rescue lurcher, Narla, suffered a chronic shoulder injury. The effect veterinary physiotherapy had on Narla was invaluable, and inspired Louisa to pursue a career in making animals' lives more comfortable. Louisa qualified as a Veterinary Physiotherapist in 2020 after completing academic research into the injury prevalence in racing greyhounds, with a specific focus on injury prevention. During her time at university, she also achieved an Equinology Equine Body Worker qualification (EEBW) and engaged in a work placement where she had the opportunity to contribute to the Retraining of Racehorses (ROR) initiative. Louisa has a particular passion for treating rescue animals and rehab cases, as she loves to witness the growth that animals are capable of making.

What People Say

 Victoria Oliver, West Yorkshire

I want to thank you so very much for all the care and love you have given her. Your care has been second to none... You are amazing at what you do and truly care for our fur babies. 

 Sophie Gaze, West Yorkshire

What truly sets Louisa apart is her deep understanding and love for animals. We are impressed how Louisa has tailored her treatment to Roo's unique needs.

 Natasha Lauren, West Yorkshire

Louisa has been so helpful throughout and Betsy is always so happy to see her. Louisa has shared so much knowledge with us and we are seeing huge improvements already.

 William Bronson, West Yorkshire

Louisa has provided a wealth of knowledge and hands on care to get Betty into excellent shape for us. I would highly recommend...

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