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Benefits of ACPAT Membership

We have three membership types available to you. These are designed to provide you with the level of support you need. Below are the membership options at a glance.

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For practicing chartered physiotherapists who have completed the Msc/PGDIP veterinary physiotherapy at Liverpool, Hartpury or the previous RVC route

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For chartered physiotherapists who are current students on our MSc/PGDIP Veterinary Physiotherapy courses.

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Suitable for veterinary professionals & allied musculoskeltal therapists, students of other animal or therapy programmes and general public.

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Without Worry Canine Education - Reframing Choice, Consent And Coercion

There have been great advances towards taking into account animal welfare and providing fear free interactions in all areas but particularly in clinical settings. This... Read more

Job Vacancies

Whether you are searching for your first Animal Physiotherapy role or wanting to advertise for qualified physiotherapists to join your team, you will find all you need on our bespoke job vacancies page.

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Our Mission

ACPAT is a Professional Network Group of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and represents the interests of Chartered Physiotherapists working in Animal Therapy.

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Our Impact



We support both student and qualified members throughout the UK with international members benefitting from our membership as far as New Zealand & Australia


Years since our association was established

Established in 1985, one of our founding members Mary Bromiley paved the way for Animal Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation in the UK


Success rate from our MSc Programme

Our student success rate grows further with many of our members involved in post graduate research up to PhD level, teaching physiotherapy students and delivering high quality training to other para-veterinary professionals.

Masters Courses

Find out more about our MSc and Post-graduate degrees to become a qualified animal physiotherapist.

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Courses & Seminars

We host a range of courses and CPD events across the year designed to help our members develop their professional skills

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“My horse deserves the best - I always choose a Chartered Physiotherapist.”


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