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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!

We are open

Saturday May 23, 2020

Although we’ve had to cancel our June meet & greet dates, our retail supporters, Mon Ami (Kirkland), Global Pitou Minou Pointe Claire and Global Pierrefonds remain open and...

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“Your New Rescue”

Wednesday May 13, 2020

Miranda Wimbush-Bourque is a past contributor to our Animatch Blog and although she recently moved to Nova Scotia, she has stayed in touch.  Miranda who founded Mindful Canine, which...

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Thank you, West Jet

Monday May 11, 2020

Animatch is eternally grateful to West Jet for their generous donation of the Gift of Flight.  Our recent raffle was won by Evelyn Leslie and raised a whopping $7,430 for...

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Animatch loses a great supporter ....

Friday April 24, 2020

Animatch recently lost one of our biggest supporters, after a courageous battle with cancer.  Stewart Trapid was an animal lover, who generously donated his time and showed his big-heartedness...

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Pandemic spurs people to adopt

Thursday April 16, 2020

Animatch made front page news in the Montreal Gazette (April 16th).  Take a look on Helen's take on the recent influx of applications. https://montrealgazette.com/opinion...

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I want to foster .... I want to adopt

Wednesday March 25, 2020

Animatch has received an outpouring of requests to foster some of our Adoptees and for that we are grateful.  However, for the time being our dogs are safe and...

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Poison Prevention Week

Wednesday March 18, 2020

For more than 50 years and since its inception by Congress in 1961, the third week in March has been designated as National Poison Prevention Week. This year it falls on March 1...

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COVID-19 and your pets

Wednesday March 18, 2020

There is currently no evidence to suggest that COVID-19 is circulating in animals in Canada.It is possible that some types of animals can be infected with COVID-19 but there...

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There has to be a better option

Sunday February 23, 2020

Free to good home.  Sounds innocent enough, doesn’t it?  There are serious reasons why you should reconsider.  Did you know that about 40% of dogs that...

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Meet Keanu

Friday February 14, 2020

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Happily ever after

Friday February 14, 2020

Animatch has always offered a two-week “trial period” for want of a better term and we will continue to do so.  This is not a “test...

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Once upon a time ....

Sunday January 26, 2020

Axel, Kenzi, and Benji just arrived from the Cayman Islands and the change in temperature was quite a shock. They needed some time indoors with human companionship and we found...

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6 Winter Exercises for Your Dog

Wednesday January 15, 2020

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...

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2019 in retrospect

Wednesday January 8, 2020

Animatch is very proud to announce that 303 dogs were placed in loving homes in 2019.  Despite a lot of trials and tribulations along the way, we somehow managed.  This...

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Happy New Year

Wednesday January 1, 2020

From Helen and all her helpers (Volunteers) -- Happy New Year and hope that 2020 brings you all lots of happy times and good health.  It is has been an...

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To Emilie, with love from Santa

Friday December 20, 2019

A little over 5.5 years ago Penny (AKA Penelope) joined our family. Penny had been abused, caged and used as a breeding bitch for the first 7 years of her life. Her...

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Animatch wouldn’t be where we are without you

Monday December 16, 2019

Our hearts are smiling – they just keep thanking you and thanking you.  Our supporters have come through for us again to the tune of $8,500 as a result of...

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Holiday Raffle

Monday December 16, 2019

Congratulations to the winner of the Animatch raffle, Paul Mahoney. Paul is pictured here with Dodger who passed away In July.  Dodger was a long time patient at the...

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Surprising someone with a dog for Christmas?

Monday December 16, 2019

Are you thinking of surprising someone close to you with a puppy for Christmas? We’ve all seen the videos or TV commercials where someone surprises their kids, wife...

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From the Animatch Blog

We are open

Saturday May 23, 2020

“Your New Rescue”

Wednesday May 13, 2020

Thank you, West Jet

Monday May 11, 2020

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