VetkinTape® also offers caniMedical Taping Concept (MTC)ne kinesiology taping courses and has even designed a special size tape for this segment; the 3cm VetkinTape®. The courses are developed in collaboration with canine practitioners with veterinary physiotherapy experience, professionals from the animal health industry and the VetkinTape® team.

Canine kinesiology taping

Canine kinesiology taping

VetkinTape® for dogs, like taping equines, is an addition to the skills portfolio of canine physiotherapists and can be used during several treatments. It is commonly used for pain relief, improving blood circulation and the lymphatic flow. It is a relatively new technique in veterinary rehabilitation and animal physiotherapy.

 

  • Duration: 2 days, 8 hours per day
  • Accreditation: 20 NVFD-points (The Netherlands)
  • Knowledge level: Basics of anatomy
  • Who:
    • Animal physiotherapists
    • Veterinarians
    • Other animal medical professionals (depending on the local education)
  • Included:
    • Lunch and drinks (coffee, tea or soda)
    • Official MTC certificate
    • Educational material
  • Attendees: Maximum of 12 attendees
Course program

Course program

The two day, interactive, canine VetkinTape® course provides the opportunity to learn a fascinating and highly effective technique to improve the gait patterns of dogs with many conditions. In rehabilitation, dogs users of VetkinTape® find a huge improvement in motor sensory control and muscle strength, which is mostly caused by directly addressing specific muscle groups while treating or training. Our instructors are highly qualified canine practitioners with a veterinary physiotherapy background and have a long track record of providing high-quality education.

 

  • Each course consists of two, 8-hour days and has a mixture of theory and practice and is held at venues with enough room for practical exercises.
  • The courses are accredited in several EU-countries by the local Animal physiotherapy associations or vet associations.
  • During the courses a reader, VetkinTape®, scissors and other supporting materials are provided.

 

Learn about:

  • the principles of taping
  • how to handle the tape and how to apply it on dogs
  • taping as a form of treatment in rehabilitation and training situations
  • working on the neuromuscular re-education in rehab dogs while performing therapeutic exercise
  • Lectures and practical training-sessions will be alternated
  • Case-based presentations, to give a good insight in the variety of taping indications.
  • Practical training with real live cases
Interested in our Canine Kinesiology Taping course?

Interested in our Canine Kinesiology Taping course?

International MTC VetkinTape® courses are given once or twice a year in a European country and nationally in several other countries. Please check our Facebook site for the most up to date schedule.

If you are interested in having a course organized in your country or region please contact us for further information and we can inform you about the details.

Attention: We would like to remind you that certain tape applications, provided on our website are not yet fully scientifically proven. Mentioned applications are based on extensive evaluation and case studies with licensed veterinary physiotherapists and/or other veterinary professionals.