Products - Hoists & Slings - Overhead Hoist


A sturdy and reliable hoist for use with Westcoast Hydrotherapy's range of hydrotherapy products or as a piece of stand-alone equipment. A complete solution for the safe, comfortable movement of injured or disabled animals.


  • Can be easily installed whatever the ceiling construction
  • Ensures safe, comfortable movement
  • Hand operated with ergonomic grip

"This has proved an excellent decision and has been totally reliable, easy to use and well received by clients"

Duncan Miller

Product Specification

Safe working load
200kg (441lbs).

Total height:
Spreader bar to ceiling 471mm (18.5ins);
Extended 2770mm (108ins).

Fully automatic charger connects to regular electricity supply.

ISO approved
CE certified and compliant with all relevant EC directives.

Please confirm country of use when placing your order.

Operator Benefits

The Westcoast overhead animal hoist system is ideal for use with hydrotherapy equipment where the dog remains in the sling to exercise. Compactly designed the product can be easily installed, whatever the ceiling construction. Hand-operated with an ergonomic grip, it is compatible with all Westcoast Hydrotherapy slings. Benefits include:

  • Safe, comfortable movement providing comfort to the animal during a potentially stressful time
  • Easy to manoeuvre heavy or disabled patients
  • Allows for treatment of wounds
  • Perfect for physiotherapy treatment
  • Enables the lifting of animals into pools and spas
  • Meets strict health and safety regulations regarding manual handling, reducing the risk of injury to dog handlers.

Key Features

  • Lightweight aluminium ceiling track with curves of varying degrees for complete room coverage
  • Ceiling track can be extended to other areas within your rehabilitation suite
  • Motorised, four-way function, including soft start and stop
  • Optional braking system to keep the dog in one position
  • Emergency stop cord and lowering device
  • Automatic back-to-base battery charging system
  • Four-point lifting spreader bar to ensure stability when lifting