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What is Breakthrough

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A new, complete food based on the ‘Val Strong Diet’ which has been used by behaviourists and trainers for many years. Following demand from behaviourists, and owners of problem dogs, Breakthrough has been developed to replicate this serotonin-enhancing diet. How does it work? – By manipulating the diet to alter the transport of individual amino acids into the brain, it is …

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Breakthrough update from Woodgreen

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Since the launch of Breakthrough in 2016, we have been carrying out studies with Chris Bennett at Wood Green – The Animals Charity – in Godmanchester, to demonstrate the results that Breakthrough produces. Chris Bennett has an update on three of the dogs currently on Breakthrough. Maddison Maddison is an adolescent Anatolian Shepherd X that came to us as a stray. She had …

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Christmas presents for our pets

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It’s that time of the year again!  Some people just love Christmas shopping –  spending time looking for and choosing gifts for friends and family.  But what should we buy for our pets? As very important members of the family, it is only natural that we want to make sure that our pets receive presents at Christmas time; but we …

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Breakthrough Update From Wood Green

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Since the launch of Breakthrough in 2016, we have been carrying out studies with Chris Bennett at Wood Green – The Animals Charity – in Godmanchester, to demonstrate the results that Breakthrough produces. Chris Bennett has an update on three of the dogs currently on Breakthrough. Whitefield (10 Month Old Puggle) Whitefield is a 2yr old mongrel that was found as a puppy …

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Autumn Advice

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Autumn is my favourite time of year as the weather cools down and the dogs can enjoy long walks snuffling through the falling leaves, but autumn is not without its dangers to pet health. Cats and dogs can both become infested with Harvest Mites between August and November (if the weather stays good). These are usually found lurking in long …

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Firework season is back!

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Not so long ago, the firework season was short-lived and lasted for just a few days either side of November 5th. More recently, things have changed. Now, it’s not uncommon for sporadic outbursts of firework activity to occur for more than a month. This makes the distress caused to dogs and other animals really difficult to manage. Demonstrating a fear …

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Breakthrough update from Wood Green

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Since the launch of Breakthrough in 2016, we have been carrying out studies with Chris Bennett at Wood Green – The Animals Charity – in Godmanchester, to demonstrate the results that Breakthrough produces. Chris Bennett has an update on two of the dogs currently on Breakthrough. Sully (10 Month Old Puggle) Sully has spent his short life stealing and guarding things. He has …

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Heading Back To Work After The Summer Holidays

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We’ve all heard the dreadful stories of heartless owners who abandoned their pets during the summer holidays – stories like Bertie, the Yorkshire Terrier found in a wheelie bin – and last year, the RSPCA rescued thousands of animals – with July being by the far the worst month of all. A spokesman for the charity says that a contributing …

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ICAN partners with Breakthrough dog food to discover ‘power of diet’

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A Breakthrough for the International Companion Animal Network (ICAN) The newly-formed International Companion Animal Network (ICAN) is delighted to announce that they will be working with Breakthrough dog food in order to help their members discover the power of diet when working in canine behaviour modification, and help them share this knowledge to the benefits of dogs and their owners. The link …

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Avoiding heat stroke in dogs

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We’ve all seen dogs locked in cars on hot days. No dog owner would deliberately subject their pet to the stress and potentially lethal danger of overheating but, just as people occasionally drive with no lights in poor light, maybe they just forgot to take account of the very real danger. Whatever the reason, dogs die in hot cars! What …