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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!

Allergies aren’t just for us humans!

Tuesday May 14, 2019

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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ResQwalk App

Tuesday May 14, 2019

Are you looking for a way to help Animatch, but a donation is not an option? Well here’s how you can help! ResQwalk is an amazing FREE app that...

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Bye bye Rover and Fido

Monday April 29, 2019

By Judie Amyot, The Suburban Now that 2018 has come and gone, there is much chatter as to what fashion was the trendiest, which paint colour was the most popular...

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Should I change the name of my newly adopted dog?

Monday April 29, 2019

We get this question a lot. Some people love the name of their adopted dog, others don’t. We may know the history of the dog and if it has...

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West Jet raffle winner

Tuesday April 23, 2019

Diane McHugh is the happy winner of our recent raffle, the gift of flight from West Jet!  She is pictured here receiveing her prize along  with her Animatch...

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Dog Parks; what to know before you go

Monday April 1, 2019

Miranda Wimbush, Volunteer, Mother to a little boy and three four-legged kids, who worked as an Animal Health Technician for many years and is now using her many years of...

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There is no poop fairy .... scoop it

Sunday March 17, 2019

A few walks around the neighbourhood and once again, this article seems quite appropriate.  People, you've got to clean up after your dogs.  Come on, it's simple. ...

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Wish List

Thursday March 14, 2019

Thanks to all who have purchased items on our Amazon Wish List.   The "big move" into our new Centre is approaching and moving day will be here...

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The best comes after the hardest climb

Sunday March 3, 2019

Reaching our goal would not have been possible without you.  Helen, her troupe of Volunteers, and above all the dogs, would like to express gratitude and appreciation for the...

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The greater your storm, the brighter your rainbow

Monday February 25, 2019

Rainbow is my name and I am not on the Adoptees list because I have a wonderful home waiting for me.  My luck has changed.  I am a...

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The home run trot

Saturday February 23, 2019

I believe that we are going to hit it out of the park any day now.  If anyone wants to help us along for that last $2,000.00 we would be...

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Tips for preparing your dog for spring

Tuesday February 19, 2019

I know we may seem a little hopeful thinking about spring with so much snow still on the ground, but before you know it, spring will be here. And just...

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Tips for getting your home ready for your newly adopted pup!

Tuesday February 19, 2019

Gather your dog’s suppliesThere are some basic items you should pick up before bringing your new adoptee home such as a collar, leash, food and water bowls and...

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It hasn’t been easy … but it has been worth it

Thursday February 7, 2019

Nope, it’s not the final update to announce that we’ve reached our goal but it is getting exciting.  Animatch is currently at $195,000 in donations – only $5,000 left. ...

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In Memory of Marley - Bow Tie Fundraiser for Animatch

Thursday January 31, 2019

On January 12th, Marley my handsome sweet Animatch alumni passed away from cancer.  To honour his memory, for the month of February, Two Dapper Pupz will have a limited...

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Our dream still needs your support

Monday January 28, 2019

SMALL DONATIONS X LOTS OF PEOPLE = SUCCESS AT REACHING OUR $200,000 GOAL It’s been a slow climb, nonetheless, in the end that is what gives us such a sense...

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Animatch gets applications ..... lots and lots of them

Friday January 18, 2019

In 2018, once again we received just under 4,000 applications and 300 dogs were adopted.  That means 3,700 people did not get the Animatch dog that they wanted.  Keep in mind that...

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My Rescue Story

Friday January 18, 2019

I’m Gouda the Pom, also known as Gouda with the Good Knees. I am a former puppy mill dog and was one of the lucky ones who got out....

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2018 Vet Expenses

Thursday January 17, 2019

In 2018, we at Animatch took in 303 dogs. Some of these dogs come to us in good health while others need some extra care. In cases of most senior dogs we...

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Close but no cigar

Sunday January 6, 2019

Meaning we have almost successfully reached our goal, but not quite.  So, no time for pats on the back or “look how far we’ve come” discussions.  There...

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From the Animatch Blog

ResQwalk App

Tuesday May 14, 2019

Bye bye Rover and Fido

Monday April 29, 2019

Animatch Fan Mail

Update on Picardie ~ Jack Murphy

It has been almost a month since we have adopted Jack Murphy (previously known as Picardie) and I thought an update was in order. I...

Brooklyn’s first Christmas!!!

We would like to thank Animatch for an early Christmas gift this year. It's been just over two weeks since we adopted Brooklyn. It is...

Letting you know how Genny(FiFi) Adopted September 2019

Hello Animatch Genny is doing wonderful. Genny (Fifi) has a longer tongue than normal and after exploring several name possibility, my husband wanted to name...

Cooper ( formerly Tuco)

We couldn’t be happier - Cooper ( formerly Tuco) is the most amazing dog ever! He gets along super well with the whole family Jessie (7...

Sad Goodbye

My husband, Nathan, picked up Bonaparte (formerly known as Tramp) 13 years ago this Christmas Eve from Animatch. Sadly, we had to say goodbye to Bonaparte...

Marley

It is with profound and unbearable sadness that I share the fact that we unexpectedly had to say goodbye to our wonderful little Marley today....

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