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Alfie Feels Like A King Again

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Alfie the Cavalier King Charles spaniel was very depressed when I first met him. He had several health conditions including food allergies and Chiari malformation which caused him a lot of pain. Following our behaviour consult, we decided to trial Breakthrough dog food, a few weeks later the owner reported that Alfie loved the food, that he had started playing …

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Jaffa Jives Back

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Jaffa the Border Collie was a very unhappy dog at our first behaviour consult. He had been banned from his vet practice due to aggressive behaviour during an examination. After a full behaviour consultation, Jaffa had a long list of problems with predominantly aggressive behaviour when anyone tried to touch him, even when the owners tried to put his lead …

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Gem the Springer springs again

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Gem the Springer spaniel demonstrated anxious and fearful behaviour when outdoors. She was a happy and relaxed puppy in the home; however, as soon as she stepped out of the front door she would panic and try to run back inside. This made life very difficult for the owner, who was unable to walk his dog around the busy city …

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Yogi nervous no more

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I noticed from a very young age that Yogi my beautiful Labrador was overly nervous of not just people, but also day to day household objects.  I was referred to behaviourist Ruth Collett RVN DipCABT by my vets, who was a real inspiration.  She recommended Breakthrough, but at that time she believed that Yogi was still a bit too young …

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Rosa gets her best friend back

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We have two dogs both small fluffy mixtures.  Daisy is 9 years, Rosa 2 years and they are both the best of friends.  Suddenly Daisy started to become very aggressive towards Rosa, initially over food then just randomly, all other times in between they are best of friends. We tried a behaviourist and found their methods too rough and the …

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Ricky the Dachshund and his Happy New Life

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I re-homed Ricky a year ago. His first home had caged him as they also had a Bassett Hound and were frightened it would roll on him.  His second home was a family with children, but he wasn’t socialised at all.  When we re-homed him, he hated men and was fearful of everything.  Now, on Breakthrough, he is a changed …

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Happy-go-lucky Millie wants to play

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eet Millie; a Blue Roan Show Cocker. I rehomed Millie in February 2016 when she was six months old, through a dog trainer I know. The dog trainer had been called in to help Millie’s original owners, but after the dog trainer’s third visit to their house they had had enough and wanted to rehome her. Millie was with me …

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Lewis the Trouble Maker No Longer

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The troublemaker of the house is a 5kg Pug, called Lewis. Lewis is frightened of people and dogs he hasn’t met before which results in him barking like crazy and, in the case of other dogs, actually having a go at them. The behaviourist I went to for help recommended Breakthrough to help settle Lewis. I was incredibly sceptical that …

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Kenny is thriving on Breakthrough

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wanted to tell you about our black Labrador male, Kenny. He is now eight, and throughout his life has always been very noise sensitive. We think it stems from when he was accidentally hit by a cyclist when a few months old. The bell noise terrified him and gradually this spread to other noises and his fears became normal to …

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Loud noises and the unfamiliar caused anxiety for Peep

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Peep a Shih-tzu arrived at the rescue centre from a family with two young children and an aged Boxer who was suffering with cancer. His owners felt they didn’t have the time to spend with him and caring for their elderly ill dog was their priority. Peep hadn’t really been walked much or socialised, and was really quite wary of …