We offer the combination of deep water swimming and non-weight bearing underwater jetted treadmill
Serving Seattle since 1995
Wellsprings-K9, the very first licensed massage and warm-water swim therapy pool for dogs in the U.S. and Canada, provides massage and swim therapy to dogs of all breeds, sizes, and ages. At Wellsprings K9 we focus on more than just swimming your dog. We use a jetted pool as a way to help your dog recuperate, recover, relax, realign, reintegrate, reeducate, and revitalize through focused exercise and therapeutic massage.
Owner Sheila Wells’ vast knowledge in the medical, veterinary, and competitive dog world provides every client with the help they need to recover from injury or surgery, stay in shape for competitions, or minimize degenerative issues associated with aging or illness. Sheila’s work with police dogs as well as her own dogs is highly regarded in dog circles throughout the country. She has been praised by clients and veterinarians alike as well as being featured by numerous news organizations. Sheila individually trains every Wellsprings K9 employee in the original therapeutic techniques she’s devised over the years to help each dog achieve wellness and well-being.
Sheila is honored to once again be offering “End of Life Care” services through Wellsprings K9. With years of experience as a nurse, vet tech, massage therapist, and animal communicator Sheila is available for house calls to provide dogs with palliative body work, basic nursing, and comfort care as well as teaching families how to provide the same during this meaningful time. As a healer and communicator, Sheila’s powerful connection with animals can make this difficult transition more peaceful for you and your dog.
“Sheila and her staff at Wellsprings-K9 have made a huge, positive impact on the quality of many of my patients’ lives.”
Dr. Michael Keast DVM Medical Director, West Seattle Veterinary Hospital
To find out more about the ways Wellsprings K9′s deep water, non-weight bearing swimming and massage can help your dog check out our Benefits page or feel free to Contact Us to set up an appointment or to answer any questions you may have.
For over 17 years, Wellsprings K9 has been helping dogs live longer and healthier lives through skilled massage and focused hydro-therapy. Our knowledgeable and caring staff will help your dog relax, recover, and maintain health, vitality, and mobility. It’s far more than swimming at Wellsprings K9!
“Wellsprings K9 is truly the best! Your place is 5-star!” Deb and Augie
“Wellsprings K9 is an integral part of the lives of Jessie, Tasha, and me. The more dogs and people that get to work with you, the better off they will be.” Jay H.
RCW 18.108.230 WA. State animal massage practitioner. Massage therapy of animals does not include diagnosis, prognosis, or any treatment of diseases, deformities, defects, wounds, or injuries of animals. Massage for therapeutic purposes may be performed solely for purposes of patient well-being.