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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!

2020 … a year like no other

Wednesday January 6, 2021

Animatch received a total of 7,500 applications in 2020 (approximately 3,500 were received in 2019) and 200 dogs passed through our doors.  That means 7,300 disappointed people (some still wondering why they did not get...

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Alternatives to Food Bowls: More Delightful Ways to Enjoy Dinner!

Tuesday December 15, 2020

There are plenty of different options to use instead of a food bowl. Instead of just dumping your dog’s food into a dinner dish, why not try:Puzzle...

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Are Two Pups Better Than One?

Monday November 16, 2020

By Kathy Callahan, CPDT-KA I hear it all the time: “Honey, maybe we should get two! Look how much they love each other! How can we possibly split...

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The purpose of life is to live it

Wednesday November 11, 2020

If there was ever a dog that lived by the motto, “don’t worry, be happy”, it was Enzo.  Sadly, we had to say goodbye to...

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Give it a shot .... read

Friday November 6, 2020

There may be a huge dog-shaped hole in your heart that has been present for a long time.  You want to adopt a dog!  Then again you have...

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With so much uncertainty, one thing is for sure.

Tuesday November 3, 2020

Meet Maura.During the cold winter of 2020, pre-Covid, Maura was found in an abandoned car. Her owners had left her for dead. Frightened and freezing, Animal Control came to her...

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Christmas Cards

Tuesday November 3, 2020

Animatch hasn't let Covid restrictions stop our annual Santa Paws, we've just changed things up!  Pick your favourite photo and card choice, email the form and your...

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Dog on the loose in Pointe-Fortune area —- GOOD NEWS, SHE HAS BEEN FOUND

Wednesday October 28, 2020

Early this morning (Oct 28), this Nordic girl jumped the fence at the Animatch Centre in Pointe Fortune (Route 342) and is on the run.  She just arrived last night so...

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Fundraiser for Enzo

Tuesday October 13, 2020

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Animatch 2021 Calendar

Friday October 2, 2020

Don't miss out on your 2021 Animatch calendar.  They have lots of great coupons and are available at numerous retailers.  At only $10 each (cash only please) they are...

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If you can’t give me forever … then I’m not your dog

Friday September 25, 2020

This week was a sad one for Helen and her crew of Volunteers.  We said “goodbye” to Maia, The Yorkie girl in the photo.  Maia, arrived...

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Fall activities to do with your dog

Monday September 21, 2020

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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Watching from above….

Saturday September 19, 2020

Laurie McKay’s life journey ended a few months ago but her family and friends continue to honour her.  Knowing her remarkable love and respect for all four-legged...

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2021 Animatch Calendars

Wednesday September 16, 2020

Back by popular demand, the Animatch calendar!  It's filled with gorgeous photos and money saving coupons.  At only $10 each they make a great little gift and stocking...

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Keep those bottles and cans coming ....

Monday July 27, 2020

**Update on our Bottle & Can Fundraiser** Thank you to everyone who has donated, to date we have raised $4500!! Also, a reminder that our Bottle & Can Drive continues. ...

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How old is your dog?

Monday July 20, 2020

New equation shows how to calculate its age in human years Dogs age very quickly during their first five years and much more slowly later on, scientists found.A long...

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The pandemic puppy

Thursday July 2, 2020

Animatch and many rescues report that they are running out of dogs for adoption.  Part of the reason that there are less dogs available is the fact that people...

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More on those pandemic puppies ....

Monday June 22, 2020

Good things come to those who wait. Sadly, patience is a quality that is extremely lacking these days. All too many families decide they want a dog on Monday and...

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How to prepare your dog (and yourself) for your inevitable return to normal routine

Tuesday June 16, 2020

Many people have adopted a new dog during this crisis. Many shelters are worried about what will happen once life returns to “normal”. Some fear an influx of...

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