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!

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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A Word from Dr. Plasse - Microchips

Wednesday October 11, 2017

One microchip, one cat, two owners and a new friendship!A stray cat was brought to us a few weeks ago. The situation was all too familiar to Rebecca, our...

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Does Crunchy Dog Food Prevent Dental Disease in Dogs?

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Written by: Dr. Patricia KhulyPublished originally on Does feeding dry food or crunchy food to your dog make a difference in his teeth or prevent...

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Come and party for Animatch

Thursday October 5, 2017

Fundraiser:   Howlin’ for YouWhen:             Friday, October 6th, from 3:00 p.m. until …… the early hours of October 7th Where:  ...

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And baby makes three (or four or five)

Sunday October 1, 2017

Because Animatch sees so many dogs who arrive on our doorstep because a new baby is on the scene, we feel that this is an area where couples might require...

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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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From the Animatch Blog

The leaves are changing color…

Friday October 12, 2018

“A goal is a dream with a deadline”

Sunday September 30, 2018

Time to put away the flip flops ...

Saturday September 22, 2018

Animatch Fan Mail

Harvey (koba)

I just wanted to send you an update on Koba (Harvey) adopted 2 years ago. He is a hand full but loved beyond words. I have...

My two Animatch girls!

Hi there,Just wanted to send along a photo of my two beautiful Animatch girls - Annabelle (formerly Renee), adopted in October of 2013 and Caya ...

More Bamboo

Soft bed, delicious rawhide bone, good company ... what more can a dog ask for!  I'm livin' the life. Bamboo

Upadate on Maika - it’s been 7 months

Here is Maika on the frozen stream behind our house this past winter. She didn't seem to like winter at first, but with a warm...

Ellie - Two Years!

It's been two years since Ellie (formerly Shannon) got us! She's come so far since then. When we first got her she would bark her...


My little princess Tia was adopted over 5yrs ago. She is the sunshine of my life. Her personality outshines everyday. At just 10 pounds, she is...

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