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, the registration process and how to maintain your inclusion on the NARCH register.

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 (pdf)
NARCH rules on First Aid Refresher courses.

COVID-19 Good Practice Guidelines

NARCH template for Veterinary referrals that RCHs can download and use.

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.

Guidance on equipment that hydrotherapy centres should have.

Presentation video

Presentation slides for note-taking

NARCH Constitution (pdf)

Check the List/Register or find a Hydrotherapy Centre

Recent news

NARCH - COVID 19 – UPDATE  2nd December 2020

Following the end of the second lockdown for England on Wednesday 2nd December 2020 please click on this link for the latest NARCH Committee update. made on 2nd December 2020


To see previous updates see News