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!

A welcome visitor to the Delta

Saturday September 17, 2016

Volunteers Claudette and Christine were happy to welcome Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the Meet & Greet being held at the Delta Hotel.  Could this mean a dog in...

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Quebec has long road ahead

Thursday September 15, 2016

This video presented recently on Tele-Quebec is a moving and factual account of a dismal situation for companion animals in Quebec.  Please take time to watch (some scenes are...

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2017 Animatch Calendar - UPDATE

Tuesday September 6, 2016

Hot off the press, our 2017 calendars are ready!  We listened to you and have reverted to our original format.  It's filled with gorgeous photos taken...

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Animatch Garage Sale

Monday August 29, 2016

A huge thank you to Bettina and Chris for organizing, accumulating, storing items and holding the Animatch garage sale this past weekend.  Thanks to their efforts and the efforts...

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How clever is this pooch?

Thursday August 25, 2016

Animatch in conjunction with Josh Taylor of Canine Education ( has begun testing some of our adoptees using Dognition Assessment (    ...

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The name is BEACON, not bacon.

Friday August 12, 2016

Look who dropped in.  Meet Beacon, he is a pot-belly pig, and this is his story.  While doing some shopping at a Flea Market, Beacon was noticed by...

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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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Animatch Fan Mail

Brooklyn’s 1 year anniversary

We can’t believe it’s been a whole year since we adopted Brooklyn from Animatch. She has been a great addition to our family...


We do not often get a chance to participate in all the wonderful Animatch events, but the Bark n' Brunch held in March was the...

Hey everybody!

Greetings from Ranger (formerly Dewey, adopted almost 4 years ago) and the family who adores him! I’ve been through a lot these past two years.....


Here's another pic of our sweet Dixie.


Hi everyone,It's been about 5 months and I just wanted to let you know that Rory is doing fantastic! He's a happy,spoiled dog who's...

4 years ago today

Hi folks.We adopted Buckley july 26th 2010. It's been a great 4 years. He is still a puppy at 71/2 years old. Still not found of cats. ...

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