Olivia Baker

Veterinary Physiotherapy Co-ordinator
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Writtle School of Agriculture, Animal and Environmental Sciences

Olivia is a Veterinary Physiotherapy Co-ordinator and Demonstrator, and canine hydrotherapist in the Canine Rehabilitation Clinic at ARU in Writtle. She has extensive experience working with canine patients and is continuing to build upon her skill set as a teaching mentor for students.

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Olivia qualified as a canine hydrotherapist in 2016 and later went on to study BSc (Hons) Canine Therapy in Writtle, graduating in 2021 as a canine hydrotherapist and massage therapist. She has since obtained a certificate in Canine Bodywork, as well as a Level 4 Diploma in Canine Hydrotherapy.

Research interests
  • Canine physiotherapy
  • Canine hydrotherapy
  • Canine biomechanics

At ARU, Olivia is a Canine hydrotherapist for canine clinical rotations and demonstrator for canine-specific modules on the following courses:

Olivia is also a lecturer for Level 3 and 4 canine hydrotherapy short courses.

  • BSc Canine Therapy, Writtle University College
  • Level 4 Diploma in Canine Hydrotherapy, SEG Awards
  • Canine Bodyworker Certification, Equinology
Memberships, editorial boards
  • Registered Canine Hydrotherapist (RCH) – CAT B
  • Member, Canine Hydrotherapy Association