About Animatch

The Option is Adoption

Animatch has humble beginnings. It was founded in 1999 by Helen Lacroix, a busy wife and mother. Her grassroots movement started around her kitchen table. Helen credits her parents with instilling in her their love and concern for animals. Today, Animatch boasts a centre with accommodation for a dozen dogs and a dedicated team of volunteers.

The Animatch Center

Animatch, the all inclusive Canine Adoption Center

Animatch is a well-organized intimate center with a limit of 15 adoptees at all times. All our dogs are socialized with humans (adults & children), other dogs and, of course, the resident cat!

Our center includes several amenities:

  • Private playground
  • Lounging area
  • Fur Stylist/Groomer
  • Comfortable sleeping accommodations
  • Daily activity programs (walks, runs & outside play)
  • Medical services
  • 24 hour surveillance

All dogs have access to the numerous items above, all the while savoring meals tailored to their dietary needs.

The Animatch center exudes love, compassion and understanding. We have found that our environment allows for Animatch to best evaluate the personalities and special needs of our adoptees.

The perfect setting to find the perfect match!

We would like to emphasize that, although our center is well organized and maintained for the comfort of our Adoptees, this is not where they are meant to be. Upon entering the center many animals are often confused, stressed and in some cases, badly undernourished.

We need to make their transition to a regular environment as simple as possible.

Although Animatch does its utmost to help alleviate most of the factors traumatizing the pets, we are not the final solution. These dogs need permanent, understanding and loving homes. The sooner these animals find their "forever home", the easier it will be for them to adapt, accept and begin living normally again.

From the Animatch Blog

Animatch Fan Mail

News of Piper (LouLou)

Here's our magnificent LouLou watching the hockey game. Since she came in to our family in December, she has brought such pure joy. A most...

Kenny (formerly known as Loky)

Just wanted to let you know how much we love Kenny - (formerly known as Loky). He is such a great addition to hour house. ...

Hi from Buddy (formerly Patchy)

Hi Animatch family!Sorry for having been negligent in my checking-in with you all! All is well here. I miss Kyra, the brat and have...

Sleep, Poop, Play & CUDDLE!

Sophia has been the greatest gift to us! She is such a jolly girl. Loves to play, is a complete comedian and makes us laugh...

Gray’s GOTCHA day!

Hi, Gray the cockapoo here (aka Nicklaus.) It's been exactly one year since my family came to visit me at the centre. As soon as...

Update Halloween puppies

It will be two years Oct 31 2016 that we were lucky enough to bring Bear(formerly known as Buddy) into our lives.Thank you for all...

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