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!

It takes a village to rescue a dog ...

Saturday January 28, 2017

January 23rd was a life-changing day for three senior dogs who otherwise faced a grim future.  Charley (female), PeeWee, and Boris came to us from the SPA – Beauce-Etchemin. ...

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Rescued is our favorite breed

Saturday January 14, 2017

Salon des Amimaux a Laval which hosts yearly exhibitions for pet lovers has taken an important step – even a baby step is welcomed – in providing an alternative to “buying” a...

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Volunteers Needed!

Saturday January 7, 2017

Are you looking to give back this year?  Do you love animals and have some time to offer?  Animatch is recruiting new volunteers with all types of...

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Last Chance for 2017 Calendars

Monday December 19, 2016

If you're still looking for that last minute stocking stuffer or the perfect little hostess gift for an animal lover, pick up your 2017 Animatch calendar while they last.  ...

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Don’t Shop! Always Adopt

Tuesday November 22, 2016

With Christmas and the holidays around the corner, please remember that dogs are a life time commitment.  Please don't shop, always adopt.

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Hey baby, it’s cold out there ...

Tuesday November 22, 2016

This past summer Animatch had two very unlikely adoptees -- Beacon and Hamlet, the Potbelly Pig brothers.  We were more than pleased when Virginie Forest and Alain Bonneau, owners...

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Treasures from the Cayman Islands

Friday October 7, 2016

Glimmering water, sugar-white sand, unspoiled beaches, palm trees and a calm, peaceful vibe – The Cayman Islands.  Sounds great!  What is perceived as a paradise for travellers is not...

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A welcome visitor to the Delta

Saturday September 17, 2016

Volunteers Claudette and Christine were happy to welcome Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the Meet & Greet being held at the Delta Hotel.  Could this mean a dog in...

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Quebec has long road ahead

Thursday September 15, 2016

This video presented recently on Tele-Quebec is a moving and factual account of a dismal situation for companion animals in Quebec.  Please take time to watch (some scenes are...

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2017 Animatch Calendar - UPDATE

Tuesday September 6, 2016

Hot off the press, our 2017 calendars are ready!  We listened to you and have reverted to our original format.  It's filled with gorgeous photos taken...

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Animatch Garage Sale

Monday August 29, 2016

A huge thank you to Bettina and Chris for organizing, accumulating, storing items and holding the Animatch garage sale this past weekend.  Thanks to their efforts and the efforts...

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How clever is this pooch?

Thursday August 25, 2016

Animatch in conjunction with Josh Taylor of Canine Education ( has begun testing some of our adoptees using Dognition Assessment (    ...

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The name is BEACON, not bacon.

Friday August 12, 2016

Look who dropped in.  Meet Beacon, he is a pot-belly pig, and this is his story.  While doing some shopping at a Flea Market, Beacon was noticed by...

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Open letter to people surrendering their dog….

Saturday July 16, 2016

A note to anyone who feels they may need to surrender your pet. I am not here to judge you on whether you should or not, as I am not...

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Good dog what were they thinking….

Tuesday July 12, 2016

Hot, humid days are upon us and people want to help their dogs stay comfortable.  Shaving off all that hair seems to be a popular option.“Don’t worry,...

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Adoption Day at LaSalle Veterinary Hospital June 26th

Sunday June 19, 2016

Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 26th.  Come by LaSalle Veterinary Hospital, 7755 Bouvier, LaSalle,  between 12:00 and 3:00 to meet some adoptable cats and pitt bulls.  All adopted animals...

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Animatch Supporter T-Shirts

Wednesday June 15, 2016

Show your support and grab one of our great looking t-shirts while they last.  At $15 each or two for $25, they are sure to go fast.  T-shirts are available...

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Pasta for Pups

Sunday May 15, 2016

Congratulations to Chris and Bettina, the lucky winning bidders on a beautfiul custom made quilted wallhanging of their Animatch adoptee, Bree.  The gorgeous wallhanging was created by Helena Scheffer,...

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Hannibal (formerly Czar) is home.

Monday April 4, 2016

After 13 days missing, Hannibal found his way home to safety and his loving family.  Hannibal (formerly Czar while at Animatch) has gone missing.  He took off after...

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A picture is worth a thousand words….

Friday April 1, 2016

It’s a tough job.... but somebody’s got to do it!   As you see in this photo, Gary rises to the challenge.Animatch is so lucky to...

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From the Animatch Blog

Bark & Brunch

Tuesday February 20, 2018

What changes as a dog gets older

Thursday February 15, 2018

Introducing Your Dog to Your Cat

Thursday January 25, 2018

Animatch Fan Mail

Goodbye to Shep

Six years ago we drove out to Animatch to "see" about a dog. Within a few moments of meeting him he'd stolen our hearts. Shep...


Stewart naked

Daisy (formerly Dora)

Hey Animatch gang, it's me Daisy (I was Dora) with my brother Bear (I'm the one in the front). I'm having a great life with...

Birthday Dane !!!

BENNY (Balou)Dear friends,today is my 2nd Birthday. My family says I am no longer a puppy which means I must be fully grown...

Inky misses you and when is the bark and brunch?

Inky was so happy to see his house on your web site still being used.

Sheena and Chanelle (Flanelle).

Just to let you know that Chanelle, formally (Flanelle). Has turned out to be the most lovely little doggie along with,Sheena. I got Sheena...

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