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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!

5 Tips for Urban Living With Your Pet

Wednesday September 27, 2017

The allure of the big city can be hard to resist.Millennials are repopulating urban areas in records numbers, causing growth in U.S. cities to exceed growth in suburbs...

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The New 2018 Calendars Are Now Available!

Wednesday September 27, 2017

 The calendars will be available at the following locations:Mon Ami - Kirkland Pitou Minou - Pointe Claire Timberlea Vet - Kirkland Pitou Minou - Pierrefonds Doggy Café -...

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And they keep on coming

Tuesday September 26, 2017

“One person's top breeder is another person's puppy mill. There is a line, however, that when crossed, pretty much defines a breeder as <commercial>....

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Toxon has been found

Sunday September 24, 2017

Toxon, who went missing on July 18th, was caught to day thanks to the hard work and dedication of a group of people who just never gave up.  Sherri...

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A Word from Dr. Plasse

Tuesday September 12, 2017

Last week, I unfortunately had to confirm the death of a Great Dane. While on vacation in  St-Michel-des-Saints, his owner did not recognize the signs quickly enough and it...

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Bringing your new dog home

Saturday August 5, 2017

Congratulations, you’ve just adopted a dog.  Now you must give him time to adopt you! Imagine that you have been transplanted from being a roaming dog in...

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Who Are You Calling Lazy?

Wednesday July 26, 2017

Originally published in The Suburban Written by Judie Amyot We all get a little lazy during the heat of summer but there are some dogs that aren’t...

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Sunburn and your Dog

Wednesday July 26, 2017

CAN DOGS GET SUNBURNED?If you’re planning beach trips and outdoor activities with your dogs this summer, make sure to protect them from the harsh UV rays of the...

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Water Safety Tips for Your Pets

Wednesday July 26, 2017

Summer is always a fun season for spending lots of time outside in the sun! Even more so when you can spend it with your favourite furry friend.Keeping your...

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Share the Doggy Love

Wednesday July 26, 2017

Here are some extra ways that you can help Animatch:Do you have a difficult time thinking of what you’d like for your birthday? Maybe you’d like to...

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Fireworks and Your Dog

Wednesday July 26, 2017

“The roaring explosions and bright lights of fireworks can be upsetting to your pet and even lead to harm. Fireworks can cause animals to panic, putting both pets and people...

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How to Make a First-Aid Kit For Your Dog

Tuesday July 4, 2017

Emergencies can occur anytime and the best thing to do is be prepared. Having a first-aid kit ready will help to reduce anxiety if an emergency does happen. Keep the...

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A Word from Dr. Plasse - Epilepsy

Tuesday July 4, 2017

Epilepsy is a potentially deadly neurological condition fairly common in dogs. The first episode usually occurs between the ages of 1 and 3. Unfortunately, this is a lifelong disease and almost all...

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Driving Dangers

Thursday June 22, 2017

Dogs love to go for car rides. For many dogs, their favorite words are "bye-bye". I've seen dogs jump, prance, smile and bark with delight at the thought of a...

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Don’t Rock The Car

Thursday June 22, 2017

Many people are aware of the nauseating signs of motion sickness and the effect it can have on a relaxing vacation. But, did you know that motion sickness could also...

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Regal Home & Gifts Fundraiser

Monday June 19, 2017

Our friend Claire Winyard, a "Regal Ambassador", and the Animatch organization have created a special fundraiser to benefit Animatch! Between May 8th and July 30th, when Animatch supporters purchase...

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Don’t Hug My Cuddle Bug?

Monday May 29, 2017

By Judie AmyotThis article was first published in The Suburban. It may not be something we humans want to accept but apparently we need to stifle the urge...

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Doggie hay fever - it itches a lot!

Monday May 29, 2017

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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Kids and dogs .... it can work

Saturday May 27, 2017

Miranda Wimbush and Mike Bourque were both Animatch Volunteers – we like to say they are taking a “leave of absence”.  Since so many dogs are given up as soon...

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Is it the big ‘C’?

Wednesday May 17, 2017

By Judie AmyotThis article was originally published in The SuburbanWhile not a pleasant topic, cancer is a dreaded disease that strikes terror in our hearts when either we...

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From the Animatch Blog

West Jet raffle winner

Tuesday April 23, 2019

Animatch Fan Mail

Miss Mouse

The owners surrendered their dog because they had no time for her. As I had all the time in the world "Miss Mouse" came to...

Sweet Cleo (aka Babette)

Here is Cleo on her first day at home. She is the cutest of pomeranians. She is already starting to feel more comfortable in her...

Bonnie from the “Poodle Dozen”

Our little toy poodle Bonnie, from the "Poodle Dozen", has been with us for several months now. Bonnie has been a wonderful addition to our...

Tuck (formally known as Tuckster)

Just an update on Tuck whom I adopted about two months ago. Tuck is doing great! We've bonded 100% and have become inseparable companions. Luckily I'm...

Rainbow Bridge has a new friend

Back in early 2001 I was very fortunate to adopt Kyra, sadly at almost 14 my amazing companion who was by my side for many hardships and...

More pics of Wyatt

I wanted to send another pic for Wyatt's fan mail update.

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