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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!

6 Winter Exercises for Your Dog

Wednesday January 15, 2020

Yes, it’s cold outside, and the number of daylight hours is short, but your dog does not hibernate, and it’s important that your dog get daily...

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2019 in retrospect

Wednesday January 8, 2020

Animatch is very proud to announce that 303 dogs were placed in loving homes in 2019.  Despite a lot of trials and tribulations along the way, we somehow managed.  This...

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Happy New Year

Wednesday January 1, 2020

From Helen and all her helpers (Volunteers) -- Happy New Year and hope that 2020 brings you all lots of happy times and good health.  It is has been an...

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To Emilie, with love from Santa

Friday December 20, 2019

A little over 5.5 years ago Penny (AKA Penelope) joined our family. Penny had been abused, caged and used as a breeding bitch for the first 7 years of her life. Her...

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Animatch wouldn’t be where we are without you

Monday December 16, 2019

Our hearts are smiling – they just keep thanking you and thanking you.  Our supporters have come through for us again to the tune of $8,500 as a result of...

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Holiday Raffle

Monday December 16, 2019

Congratulations to the winner of the Animatch raffle, Paul Mahoney. Paul is pictured here with Dodger who passed away In July.  Dodger was a long time patient at the...

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Surprising someone with a dog for Christmas?

Monday December 16, 2019

Are you thinking of surprising someone close to you with a puppy for Christmas? We’ve all seen the videos or TV commercials where someone surprises their kids, wife...

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No one has ever become poor by giving.

Monday November 18, 2019

Thanks to all who have donated items, funds, and manpower that Animatch has requested over the past several months.  Many items on our Wish List have been received and...

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How to Minimize Your Dog’s Time Alone

Friday November 15, 2019

Following are a few ways you can avoid leaving your dog alone for too long. It can be hard to make this work, but if you dig deep and get...

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How Long is Too Long to Leave A Dog Home Alone?

Friday November 15, 2019

How much isolation a dog can and should endure are two different things. How much time does your dog spend home alone? Is your dog experiencing isolation distress? We know...

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Thank You Home2Suites by Hilton Montreal Dorval

Monday September 30, 2019

We are so thankful to our partner, Home2Suites by Hilton Montreal Dorval for their support.  Not only do they provide Animatch with towels and linens for our centre,...

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The leaves are changing color…

Monday September 30, 2019

The leaves are changing colors and the weather is getting cooler. Fall is here! It’s time to get outside and enjoy nature’s beauty, and who better...

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Personalized Ornaments

Tuesday September 24, 2019

Are you looking for a unique ornament for yourself or to give as a gift?  We have the perfect idea for you.  Order your personalized ornament now (available...

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Want to relax?

Friday September 13, 2019

Olegem and her co-workers – Madre, Suzy, Sadie, Coolah, Odin, Jordan, Sooki, Murphy and Tequila – seemed like they were born to do this job.  They spent a few...

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2020 Calendars are now available!

Tuesday September 10, 2019

Our beautiful (and very useful) 2020 calendars are now available.  They make a lovely gift or stocking stuffer.  You can pick up your copy for only $10 at the following...

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Thank you, Petz Café

Saturday September 7, 2019

Many thanks to the City of Beaconsfield for hosting the Annual Beaconsfield Pet Fair.  Animatch had an amazing day with a huge turnout of interested guardians and received many...

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Welcome Olegem and friends from Villalobos Rescue Centre

Friday September 6, 2019

Olegem and her buddies, Roddy, Madre, Suzy and Jennings will be arriving at the Animatch Centre shortly and we are very proud to enter this partnership with Villalobos Rescue Centre....

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Purebred or Marvellous Mix?

Friday August 30, 2019

Written by: Judie AmyotOriginally published in The SuburbanDuring my eleven years as an Animatch volunteer, I have met many different people at our meet and greets who have...

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2020 Calendars are available!

Wednesday August 28, 2019

Our beautiful (and very useful) 2020 calendars are now available.  You can pick up your copy for only $10 at the following locations:Hopital Veterinaire LaSalle, Global Pitou Minou Pointe Claire,...

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The Animatch Auction is back

Sunday August 18, 2019

Exciting news! Animatch is doing a third On-Line Auction! Please take the time to Like and Follow the Auction page, and of course invite any of your friends/family who...

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From the Animatch Blog

6 Winter Exercises for Your Dog

Wednesday January 15, 2020

2019 in retrospect

Wednesday January 8, 2020

Happy New Year

Wednesday January 1, 2020

Animatch Fan Mail

Mimmi

It's been a while since we've updated everyone on Mimmi! She's such a joy to our family and Mimmi has recently turned 2!...

Yoshi doing agility!

Yoshi (previously Talker) started agility this week with Aryane. They are great together and had so much fun. Yoshi is a dynamic little guy and...

Yukon is still an adorable dog… I’m soooo in love!

Dear Animatch friends, It's been two years since the last update and I'm sorry for this delay. It'll be 6 years next Monday that I have...

Stewart adopted in march 2014 - R.I.P. Feb. 2004 - Aug.12-2017

Stewart et son maître très heureux ensemble

Bosco(formally known as Vasco)

Just a quick update on our first week with Bosco!!! He is just amazing!!! He has won our hearts and has quickly become a big...

And here he is ... Bamboo

Bamboo was adopted in July of last year and my wife and I are pleased to say that all of the concerns about his behavior...

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