Resource Library

Welcome to NARCH's library of documents - we call these our resources! Help yourself to a copy of each.

We will continue to add documents to these resources so keep checking for new documents.

Guide to Professional Conduct for Registered Canine Hydrotherapists (pdf)

Registration Requirements (pdf)
NARCH guide to initial registration requirements and the registration process. NARCH guide to annual renewal of registration and the renewal process

Training Requirements (pdf)
NARCH guide to training required for initial registration and renewal of registration

CPD requirements and guidance (pdf)
Includes guidance on CPD requirements as well as some suggested reading materials.

First Aid Refresher Guidance
NARCH rules on First Aid Refresher courses.

Essential behaviour knowledge (pdf)
Guidance on the level of understanding of canine behaviour required for hydrotherapy.

Water quality guidelines (pdf)
Recommended chemical and temperature ranges. Water testing requirements.

NARCH Constitution (pdf)


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Recent news

We now have a jobs section on the website - for members looking to recruit new staff, and for RCH's looking for jobs as hydrotherapists. There is also a section for Businesses for sale.

NEW RULES - September 2017
New rules have recently been agreed by NARCH to enable RCHs to refresh their first aid training by either attending an attendance-based first aid refresher course or by completing an on-line
first aid refresher course. For more information click here link