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!

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

Friday June 1, 2018

Animatch needs your help.  Now, like never before.The first step has been taken …. Animatch has a new location.  The dilemma is that the time for leaving our...

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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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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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From the Animatch Blog

Animatch Fan Mail

Greetings from the Animatch Alumni

Happy New Year to our Animatch friends! We are all happy in our new homes and here we are hanging out with our "people" at...

Pogo now Zach smootching with same breed

Pogo now called Zach is such a great dog. He is a full grown daschund that wants to cuddle and be loved by his big...

News from Kuudjuk

Hello, it’s me, Kuudjuk, I am one of Wilda’s pups and easily recognizable as the best looking dog in the pictures. I am...

To everyone at Animatch

It did not take long for Peaches to win my families hearts and my landlords heart she is so sweet and very affectionate she just...

Kelly & Keller

Thank Animatch for everything you do. All of your volunteers are phenomenal! You have given us the most amazing gift of Kelly & Keller ! We love...

Buddy (formerly Patchy) has crossed Rainbow Bridge

Well, my Animatch family, it's time for me to leave my beloved Catherine.  We've been together for only four years, after you...

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