Animatch Blog

Welcome to the Animatch Dog Blog. Here you'll find post about dogs in the news, funny dog pictures and other dog related stories found around the web. Enjoy!

Open letter to people surrendering their dog….

Saturday July 16, 2016

A note to anyone who feels they may need to surrender your pet. I am not here to judge you on whether you should or not, as I am not...

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Good dog what were they thinking….

Tuesday July 12, 2016

Hot, humid days are upon us and people want to help their dogs stay comfortable.  Shaving off all that hair seems to be a popular option.“Don’t worry,...

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Adoption Day at LaSalle Veterinary Hospital June 26th

Sunday June 19, 2016

Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 26th.  Come by LaSalle Veterinary Hospital, 7755 Bouvier, LaSalle,  between 12:00 and 3:00 to meet some adoptable cats and pitt bulls.  All adopted animals...

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Animatch Supporter T-Shirts

Wednesday June 15, 2016

Show your support and grab one of our great looking t-shirts while they last.  At $15 each or two for $25, they are sure to go fast.  T-shirts are available...

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Pasta for Pups

Sunday May 15, 2016

Congratulations to Chris and Bettina, the lucky winning bidders on a beautfiul custom made quilted wallhanging of their Animatch adoptee, Bree.  The gorgeous wallhanging was created by Helena Scheffer,...

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Hannibal (formerly Czar) is home.

Monday April 4, 2016

After 13 days missing, Hannibal found his way home to safety and his loving family.  Hannibal (formerly Czar while at Animatch) has gone missing.  He took off after...

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A picture is worth a thousand words….

Friday April 1, 2016

It’s a tough job.... but somebody’s got to do it!   As you see in this photo, Gary rises to the challenge.Animatch is so lucky to...

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Nordic Paws Project

Wednesday March 2, 2016

The Nordic Paws Project was born out of my strong desire to help the animals in the far north. When I started almost two years ago, I had few contacts...

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Is two better than one?

Thursday February 25, 2016

Everyone knows a dog is man's best friend, but a dog can be a dog's best friend, too.   At Animatch, we have seen many bonded pairs over the...

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Animatch 2017 Calendar - Calling All Advertisers

Wednesday February 3, 2016

Animatch Calendar 2017!UPDATE - All 12 months and the cover of the 2017 calendar are sold out.  However, if you are looking for a great and afordable advertising option, contact...

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Adoption Applications

Friday January 8, 2016

As Animatch looks ahead to another busy year, we wish to thank everyone who has been interested in adopting one of our dogs.  In 2015, we received approximately 4,000 applications and...

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Would you like to help?

Tuesday December 29, 2015

Would you like to help Animatch raise money to help care for our dogs?    If so, please consider donating breakfast food items for our upcoming Bark n...

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Friday October 2, 2015

Our 2016 calendars have arrived hot off the press.  Get them while you can!   At only $10 they make a great little gift of stocking stuffer.  They are...

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Zorro’s Story as Told by His Guardian

Wednesday September 30, 2015

We originally adopted Zorro from Animatch in April of 2007.  He was apparently found on the highway nearby, roaming freely.  My girlfriend at the time and I were looking...

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So many questions….

Wednesday September 23, 2015

Those darn dog rescues with all of their rules and questions - what gives? If you have tried to adopt a dog, you know what I'm talking about. Dog...

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Sunday July 26, 2015


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Didn’t see it coming

Sunday July 12, 2015

Look harder.  When it comes to dog bites, most people don't know dogs nearly as well as they think they do.  It's astounding how things that should be...

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Noah’s Bark

Tuesday July 7, 2015

Our sincere thanks to Noah's Bark for the promotion and support that they provided to Animatch at their second annual BBQ.  The day was a huge success and many...

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Happy Day for Truffles

Tuesday June 23, 2015

A wonderful ending for Truffles.  Truffles was wandering the streets of Lachine in early June until a Good Samaritan took her in and kept her for three days in...

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Pasta for Pups

Monday June 8, 2015

Thanks to all the Animatch supporters who came out in record numbers at our recent Pasta for Pups.  For those of you who missed it, here are a few...

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