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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!

Farewell to the Animatch Centre

Tuesday May 22, 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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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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Pippy’s New Life

Monday April 30, 2018

Pippy (originally Rosie) has a new purpose in life. A couple of years ago she was brought to Animatch through the Nordic Paws program, where dogs from northern communities are...

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When our pets save us

Monday April 30, 2018

written by Judie Amyot, The Suburban In the past 10 to 15 years, many newly formed animal rescue organizations have taken their place alongside the well established SPCA in helping abandoned...

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Increase to Adoption Fee

Thursday April 26, 2018

Effective May 1, 2018, Animatch will increase, by necessity, our adoption fee.   Many of our dogs arrive with unforeseen medical conditions and several require x-rays, ultrasounds, surgeries, and medication. ...

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How to Teach Children Dog Safe Behaviour in 10 Easy Steps

Wednesday April 18, 2018

Miranda Wimbush, a frequent contributor to our Blog and former Volunteer, offers some tips on a topic that never gets old.  Miranda has decided to follow her passion; she...

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Is Owning A Dog Good For Your Health?

Monday April 16, 2018

Article written by: Luisa Dillner from www.theguardian.comA new study suggests canine-lovers could be 23% less likely to die from heart disease – or it could just be that...

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Stray Animal Day

Monday April 16, 2018

Article written by: Liliana Danel from Montrealdogblog.comAlthough April 4th has come and gone, the following article is a great reminder of what we need to do, every day,...

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Woof, woof ... please clean up

Monday March 19, 2018

Animatch decided to run this article again .... it is worth repeating. Spring is in the air!  So is the smell of dog poop!  Best time of the...

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We get applications… LOTS of applications

Monday March 12, 2018

In 2017, Animatch received over 4,000 applications.  It was busy year with more than 400 dogs adopted.  If you do the math, that leaves more than 3,600 disappointed potential adopters who were...

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Bark & Brunch

Tuesday February 20, 2018

Our annual Bark & Brunch was once again a huge success, we raised over $3,000 to help provide care for the Animatch dogs.  Many thanks to our dedicated volunteers, wonderful...

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What changes as a dog gets older

Thursday February 15, 2018

written by Kent Foster - www.pupsbest.comAs your dog gets older his body and behavior will undergo numerous changes – often subtle and gradual – that you need be aware...

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Introducing Your Dog to Your Cat

Thursday January 25, 2018

In a perfect world we’d all get along and play nicely together without any disagreements or quarrels. In reality, this is but a pipe dream for humanity but often...

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What Not To Feed Your Dog

Thursday January 25, 2018

We all want our dogs to live long and healthy lives and it’s up to us to ensure that their diet consists of foods that will provide everything they...

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Meet Monica

Tuesday January 23, 2018

Animatch has been so fortunate over the past few years to have Monica Turner, long-time Volunteer, as a Foster Mom extraordinaire to so many of our puppies.  Fostering puppies...

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2019 Calendar

Sunday January 14, 2018

Animatch is pleased to annouce it's 2019 calendar.  Up for grabs are eight featured months and the cover shot.  Gary Houghton, our incredibly talented photographer, will have his camera...

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Animatch gets applications .... lots of applications

Saturday January 6, 2018

In 2017, Animatch received over 4,000 applications.  It was busy year with more than 400 dogs adopted.  If you do the math, that leaves more than 3,600 disappointed potential adopters who were...

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Animatch Gift Certificates

Thursday December 21, 2017

Do you have a hard to buy for person on your holiday list that has absolutely eveything?  We have the perfect solution, our Animatch Gift Certificates, a win win...

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Tips to keep your dog safe during the Holiday season.

Tuesday December 12, 2017

The holiday season is a time for giving. Of course, you’ll want to include your beloved dog in the celebrations.Whether you are trying to decide on the perfect...

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6 Winter Exercises for Your Dog

Tuesday December 12, 2017

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 exercise. Vital...

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From the Animatch Blog

Farewell to the Animatch Centre

Tuesday May 22, 2018

Nail Clipping Fundraiser

Tuesday May 15, 2018

Pippy’s New Life

Monday April 30, 2018

Animatch Fan Mail

News from Sophie

Sophie is one of the Schnauzer puppies born at Animatch in March 2003. I wanted a good agility dog, and boy did I pick the right...

Brandy (formerly Tinks)

Hello everyone, Brandy was the very 1st dog put up for adoption from the "hoarding" seizure. We knew we would have our hands full because...

Dooney

Dooney maintenant Lucky aime beaucoup sa nouvelle famille et il fait des petites siestes coucher sur sa mamie

Penny Delight

Hello to all my friends at Animatch~I have recently become the proud owner of my very own forever family! It's been a little...

R.I.P Teddy

To call Teddy a dog seemed unjust – to all that knew him well he was a perfect gentlemen and a sweet loving soul. I was...

Kai

Thank you, thank you, thank you..... Kai is adjusting quite well. As a matter of fact, you would think he has always been here. Kody...

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