Meet the Team

Maggie Cunniffe BA (Hons), MSc, Level 3 Certificate in Small Animal Hydrotherapy – Business Owner

Maggie is the owner and founder of Top Dog Hydrotherapy. Maggie began her career in teaching many years ago and progressed through various roles, both within and outside teaching. Some of which include: a swimming instructor, working for the NHS, bereavement counselling as well as a personal interest in breeding Labradors. She has been a Small Animal Hydrotherapist for over 13 years and recently trained as a pet bereavement counsellor.

Emma James FdSc, BSc (Hons), Level 3 Certificate in Small Animal Hydrotherapy – Business Manager and Canine Hydrotherapist

Emma undertook work experience at Top Dog Hydrotherapy whilst studying for her FdSc in Animal Behaviour and welfare. Her strong desire to work with and rehabilitate animals shone through. After completing her FdSc, Emma then completed her BSc (Hons) in Zoo Biology whilst working at Top Dog part time. After her degree, Emma completed the level three certificate in Small Animal Hydrotherapy in 2017 and is Top Dog’s Business Manager.

Rebecca Busby FdSc, Level 3 Certificate in Canine Hydrotherapy – Canine Hydrotherapist

Becky finished her apprenticeship in Level 2 Animal Care through Sparsholt College in March 2019. She has since completed her level three certificate in canine hydrotherapy. She has a keen interest in agility and is with us at Top Dog as a Canine Hydrotherapist.

Laura Cole BSc (Hons) VetPhys, mNAVP – Veterinary Physiotherapist

Laura gained her qualification in 2017 after the completion of a BSc (Hons) in Veterinary Physiotherapy at Warwickshire College, Moreton Morrell with the NAVP. Shortly after she became our resident physiotherapist at Top Dog Hydrotherapy. She will be completing her qualification in hydrotherapy in October 2019.

Vanessa Robinson – Canine Hydrotherapy Assistant