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!

Animatch 2019 Calendars

Wednesday September 5, 2018

Pick up your 2019 calendars, hot off the press!  Currently available at Mon Ami, Pitou Minou Pointe Claire and the Beaconsfield Pet Fair on Saturday.  Other retail locations will...

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A definite indication that construction will soon begin ….

Thursday August 30, 2018

Needing to go to the bathroom is one of life’s most basic urgencies and let it never be said that Animatch is not proactive.  Anytime now is a...

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“If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.”

Thursday August 23, 2018

Time for an update – soil test has been done and Animatch is awaiting results, finalization of plans is imminent, and posts have marked the area before the bulldozer arrives. ...

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Drop that Leash! Fun Alternatives to Walking your Dog

Monday August 20, 2018

Miranda Wimbush, a former Volunteer and Mom to a toddler and three four-legged, furry kids, is a dog trainer and has some interesting advice.  You can visit...

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Friday August 17, 2018

One of the many great aspects of Animatch are the volunteers. We could only do so much if it weren’t for them. From housing dogs, to helping out at...

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Animatch Auction - Extended to Sunday, August 19

Tuesday August 7, 2018

The Animatch Auction has been extended to Sunday, August 19, 9:00 p.m.  So many new members have signed up and we want to give everyone time to look at all...

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How does she do it you ask?

Thursday August 2, 2018

Let’s say Helen Lacroix is known for her ability to not dwell on the cold, hard, brutal facts – at least not for long.  She chooses to keep...

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A loonie (or even better a toonie) a day ....

Monday July 30, 2018

The clock is ticking and while the Animatch adoptees are comfortable in their environment today and have spent a lot of time enjoying the summer months outside, the change in...

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Here is the land ... now we need the Animatch Centre - UPDATE

Thursday July 19, 2018

UPDATE - JULY 20:  What’s with the chickens, you might ask?  Is Animatch hoping that one lays a golden egg?  Ah, we can dream but dreaming...

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Animatch Auction - Repeat Performance

Tuesday July 17, 2018

Animatch's last auction was such a huge success that the Volunteer organizers have agreed to do it again.  So, from August 10th to August 17th,  you...

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Summer is here and the weather is heating up!

Thursday July 12, 2018

Help keep your dog safe and healthy during a heat wave with these tips!Watch Out for Heatstroke: Symptoms include panting, lethargy, drooling, fever, vomiting and collapse. If you think...

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A new puppy?

Thursday July 5, 2018

Miranda Wimbush, a former Volunteer, offers some sage advice on on raising a puppy to become a good canine citizen.  In addition to being a Mom to a toddler...

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Auction to raise funds for the new Animatch Centre

Sunday July 1, 2018

Starting Monday, July 2, we invite you to check out the on-line auction.  Many interesting articles will be up for sale and all proceeds will go to the funding for...

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Pot for paranoid pups?

Wednesday June 27, 2018

Written by Judie Amyot - Originallly published in The SuburbanSeparation anxiety. These two words are often the reason why many dogs are given up by people who simply can...

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Open House at FIC

Thursday June 7, 2018

Have you always wondered about what this place called *FIC is all about.  The training ground that has made such a difference in many of our adoptees lives is...

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“Forget what you can get and see what you can give”

Sunday June 3, 2018

Whether you are young or old, a generous heart is a blessing.   Reya Cochrane decided to make a difference while celebrating her special day.  She marked her 1...

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First Pack Walk - Sunday, June 3rd

Friday June 1, 2018

Come one, come all … join Josh Taylor (Canine Education) on the first pack walk of the season.  A pack walk can be a wonderful experience for humans and canines...

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Farewell to the Animatch Centre

Thursday May 31, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce that Animatch must find a new location.  In 2000, Helen and her young family moved into the house that present volunteers and...

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Garage Sale

Monday May 28, 2018

Thanks for Volunteers Jocelyn Massue and Maryse Godbout for their efforts in fundraising through a Garage Sale.  Animatch is happy to add the $1,035 collected to the funds collected for...

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Nail Clipping Fundraiser

Tuesday May 15, 2018

Bring you pets to our first nail clipping clinic, all funds raised go directly to Animatch.  See you the third Satruday of each month at Global Pitou Minou, Pointe...

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Animatch Fan Mail


I'm so very happy for Snowy's new leg ❤️

PK now known as Murphy Brown

Hi!! I know it's just over 24 hours since we picked PK, who hence forward I will call Murphy Brown or Murphy or just Murph up,...

Goodbye, Willie!

I just made a donation in memory of Willie, our beloved dog. This is something I should have done a long time ago, under different...

Keelor 26 Jul 02 – 21 Sept 16

Keelor, my baby-boy, you took my heart at first meeting, 14 years ago this week. I thought I would end up with another light-colored girl like...

Tashi ( previously Scoot)

Hi , I thought I would give you an update on Tashi. He is doing very well, when I got him he was growling at me,...

Nellie now has a brother!

Hey Animatch! First it was just me, Nellie.  Then mom & dad figured I could use some company.  So along came Mia in...

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