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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!

Toxon is Missing

Tuesday July 18, 2017

Update - Wed., July 19:  Toxon was spotted today on Ufton Court Road (near Jewitt's store) in Potton going toward's Owl's Head along Vale Perkins Road.  That is...

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How to Make a First-Aid Kit For Your Dog

Tuesday July 4, 2017

Emergencies can occur anytime and the best thing to do is be prepared. Having a first-aid kit ready will help to reduce anxiety if an emergency does happen. Keep the...

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A Word from Dr. Plasse - Epilepsy

Tuesday July 4, 2017

Epilepsy is a potentially deadly neurological condition fairly common in dogs. The first episode usually occurs between the ages of 1 and 3. Unfortunately, this is a lifelong disease and almost all...

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Driving Dangers

Thursday June 22, 2017

Dogs love to go for car rides. For many dogs, their favorite words are "bye-bye". I've seen dogs jump, prance, smile and bark with delight at the thought of a...

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Don’t Rock The Car

Thursday June 22, 2017

Many people are aware of the nauseating signs of motion sickness and the effect it can have on a relaxing vacation. But, did you know that motion sickness could also...

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Regal Home & Gifts Fundraiser

Monday June 19, 2017

Our friend Claire Winyard, a "Regal Ambassador", and the Animatch organization have created a special fundraiser to benefit Animatch! Between May 8th and July 30th, when Animatch supporters purchase...

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Don’t Hug My Cuddle Bug?

Monday May 29, 2017

By Judie AmyotThis article was first published in The Suburban. It may not be something we humans want to accept but apparently we need to stifle the urge...

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Doggie hay fever - it itches a lot!

Monday May 29, 2017

When we breathe in pollen from plants such as ragweed, we sometimes develop allergy symptoms which generally involve the upper respiratory system. Our eyes itch, our nose runs, it's hell. ...

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Kids and dogs .... it can work

Saturday May 27, 2017

Miranda Wimbush and Mike Bourque were both Animatch Volunteers – we like to say they are taking a “leave of absence”.  Since so many dogs are given up as soon...

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Is it the big ‘C’?

Wednesday May 17, 2017

By Judie AmyotThis article was originally published in The SuburbanWhile not a pleasant topic, cancer is a dreaded disease that strikes terror in our hearts when either we...

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Fur babies: why treating our dogs like our kids is bad for everyone

Wednesday May 17, 2017

​By Melinda Houston  Blame Bruiser. The canine star of Legally Blonde wasn't the first hound to be outrageously pampered – the tradition of lap dogs, tiny...

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Everything tastes better with dog hair in it

Wednesday May 17, 2017

Animatch has welcomed its share of Huskies in the past few years.  Many are amazed at how much a Husky can shed – yes, a good vacuum cleaner is a...

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Pasta for Pups Auction Item

Tuesday May 9, 2017

Helena Scheffer, Textile Artist, created this gorgeous screen print for auction winner Linda Hamel at the recent Pasta for Pups event. Thank you Helena for donating your time and...

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Hiring a dog walker

Tuesday May 2, 2017

Animatch feels strongly that the dog you adopt needs daily exercise to stay both mentally alert and healthy.  If long work days don’t allow you to hit the...

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I’m not old, I’m vintage…..

Monday May 1, 2017

The most heart-wrenching surrenders are those involving seniors.  You may have noticed that Animatch –as well as many other rescues – have numerous seniors up for adoption.  A lot...

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Pasta for Pups

Wednesday April 26, 2017

Thank you to all who came out to Pasta for Pups in support of Animatch.  More than $20,000 was raised which will help immensely in our quest to help homeless...

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The Tick and Lyme Disease

Thursday April 13, 2017

Ixodes scapularis is the tick which transmits Lyme disease. As soon as the ground starts to thaw, the tick climbs on a branch and waits for its next victim. Before...

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Different Ways to Donate

Thursday April 13, 2017

At Animatch, while we will never refuse any and all cash donations (who would?), there are many other ways you can help us help the doggies.  Throughout the year,...

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Youth Volunteer Program

Thursday March 23, 2017

Last year, out of growing interest from young people to get involved with Animatch, the Animatch team started the Youth Volunteer Program. Since the age requirement to be an Animatch...

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Abba’s (now Bambi) Journey

Thursday March 23, 2017

Abba, Handee, Sheba, and Hester are all littermates who were part of the Nordic Paws Project with one thing in common.  They all have some degree of neurological disorders....

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From the Animatch Blog

Toxon is Missing

Tuesday July 18, 2017

Animatch Fan Mail

Rolo formerly Mudd

It's almost 3 years since we adopted Rolo. He has brought much joy and laughter into our home. Thanks Animatch!!!

Des nouvelles de Shadow

Le 18 janvier 2009, je passais chez Animatch chercher Jack (qui s'appelait alors Zack) qui avait 7 ans et demi et Shadow, 7 ans et 9 mois. J'espérais les...

Barbu

Bonjour, reconnaissez vous "barbu" , il est adorable et adoré.Je joins une photo de Barbu qui se repose après une longue marche.Je reviendrais...

Hello From Domino!!

Hello Animatch, We can't believe we've had our little poodle for a year! Domino has brought our family so much joy and love, we can't...

Stewart adopted on February 25, 2014

Stewart is very happy now with his two retired guardians because he knows now that his humans will never leave him alone at home because...

Fanny previously known as Destiny

Fanny has been the joy of our life after we lost our beloved Sam(rescue from the SPCA.). She has been with us for 18 months,...

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