Meet the team

Petra Clarke

Accredited Small Animal Hydrotherapist


MSc (Advanced Nursing Practice)

A51 (Extended Nurse Practitioner)

V300 Non-Medical Prescriber

Qualified Performance Coach

Petra has recently retired from a long career in nursing and management in order to fulfill her dream of working with and caring for dogs.

Her ambition within Topline Hydrotherapy is ultimately to optimise canine health, fitness and recovery, but equally to assess the efficacy of hydrotherapy with which to focus future research & development.

Email Petra :

07717 855491

Contact the team

Al Clarke

BSc Hons (computing and information technology), CTTLS, TAQA.

Al is a company director, ex RAF aircrew, he supports the administrative , financial and technical side of Topline Hydrotherapy.
Email Al
07766 704801

Vet referral

All dogs require veterinary referral prior to their initial assessment

Please download the referral form below and ask your vet to complete it

Natacha Mann

MSc Vet Phy, BSc Hons, MCSP, HPC, ACPAT(A)

Natacha is our Chartered Physiotherapist working in association with Petra, offering physio alongside our hydro work. Natacha holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Physiotherapy and runs Topline Vet Physio.
Email Natacha
07766 704801


BSc (Hons) Psychology with Clinical Psychology Level 3 Certificate in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals 

After leaving university Mel worked in the mental health field for 5 years before having her 2 children Jensen and Lenny. A few years later Mel decided to follow her passion to work with dogs and completed her hydrotherapy training in 2018. Mel joined the Topline team in June 2020. Mel is pictured with her dog, chocolate Labrador Hugo. She also has 2 cats, 1 horse, and a leopard gecko !

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