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!

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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Happy Holidays from Animatch!  Don’t shop, please adopt

Sunday December 10, 2017

With the holiday season around the corner, please remember, don't shop, adopt.  Happy Holidays and all the best for the New Year from Animatch.

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Another happy ending

Sunday December 3, 2017

Maxwell is loving life right now!  This 9-year-old, Yorkie, arrived at Animatch from SPA – La Beauce-Etchemin.  Raglan Mine transports their employees from Northern Quebec to Dorval on a...

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Overview of Canine Obesity

Tuesday November 28, 2017

Obesity is defined as the excessive accumulation of body fat. Between 25 and 40 percent of dogs are considered obese or are likely to become obese. It is the most common nutrition-related...

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12 Things You Should Do To Prepare Your Dog For The Cold Winter Months

Tuesday November 28, 2017

This winter, make sure your pup is prepared for the inclement conditions, whether going outside to play or just for a short walk.It’s good to keep in mind...

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Are You Guilty of These Common Dog Mistakes?

Tuesday October 24, 2017

Most dog owners are great. But sometimes even the best pet parents make common dog mistakes.Most of the time, the people involved are well-intentioned, but misinformed. Many of the...

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Preserving Those Pearly Whites

Tuesday October 24, 2017

Originiall published in The Suburban, written by Judie Amyot We all love our pets and do everything we can to ensure they remain healthy and well cared for. Annual...

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Howling for You

Thursday October 19, 2017

East of Sunday, along with a number of other local artists, performed a benefit concert at l'Hemisphere Gauche to raise funds for Animatch.  The event was a huge success,...

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Don’t just be sorry ... do something

Thursday October 12, 2017

“The sad reality of  ****** people that let dogs go stray.... thank goodness, some animal controls care and turn to rescues for the animal’s well being and another chance. ...

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From the Animatch Blog

Miko’s Story

Friday December 14, 2018

Wish List

Tuesday December 11, 2018

It takes a village

Thursday December 6, 2018

Animatch Fan Mail

Timber’s trail

Timber is adjusting well to his new surroundings at home with his new older sister Mollie (also an Animatch adoptee). They love to play together...

Happy Birthday!

The Schnauzer puppies are 8 years old! Sophie (was Snookie) was born safe and sound at Animatch after her mom Lucie (was Extra) was rescued from...


Here is Radar whom I adopted many years ago. He is still doing strong and is always up for a game of throw the stuffies.......

Nukka aka woodland pup

Hello Animatch! We hope you and the pups are all doing well, and the adoptions are many! We just wanted to share a recent photo...

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...

Gatsby (aka, Shaggy)

Here he is, newly clipped, the Great Gatsby! Thank you, Animatch, for such a loving and energetic addition to our family.

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