Meet the team
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.
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.
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.
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 !