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!

Zorro’s Story as Told by His Guardian

Wednesday September 30, 2015

We originally adopted Zorro from Animatch in April of 2007.  He was apparently found on the highway nearby, roaming freely.  My girlfriend at the time and I were looking...

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So many questions….

Wednesday September 23, 2015

Those darn dog rescues with all of their rules and questions - what gives? If you have tried to adopt a dog, you know what I'm talking about. Dog...

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Sunday July 26, 2015


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Didn’t see it coming

Sunday July 12, 2015

Look harder.  When it comes to dog bites, most people don't know dogs nearly as well as they think they do.  It's astounding how things that should be...

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Noah’s Bark

Tuesday July 7, 2015

Our sincere thanks to Noah's Bark for the promotion and support that they provided to Animatch at their second annual BBQ.  The day was a huge success and many...

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Happy Day for Truffles

Tuesday June 23, 2015

A wonderful ending for Truffles.  Truffles was wandering the streets of Lachine in early June until a Good Samaritan took her in and kept her for three days in...

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Pasta for Pups

Monday June 8, 2015

Thanks to all the Animatch supporters who came out in record numbers at our recent Pasta for Pups.  For those of you who missed it, here are a few...

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Bark Buster Montreal Donation

Monday June 8, 2015

Graham Smith of Bark Busters Montreal, presented Animatch volunteer Cindy Hughes, with a cheque for $5,000 at our Pasta for Pups event.  A huge thank you to Graham for his...

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Walk-a-thon 2015

Sunday June 7, 2015

The stars aligned, the weather was splendid, lots of gorgeous dogs, amazing humans with the dogs they so proudly adopted ... what more could we ask for.  The Walk-a-thon was...

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West Jet Winner!

Thursday May 28, 2015

The winner of the West Jet raffle for two tickets (anywhere they fly!) is Joanne Morris.  The drawing was held at our annual Pasta for Pups and auction. ...

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Donation from Spector & Co.

Wednesday May 27, 2015

Helen Lacroix receiving a $1,000 donation from Natalia Lidovskikh from Spector & Co. at Pasta for Pups.  Thank you!

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Rockers for Animatch

Monday May 11, 2015

In 2007 a lucky  Dachshund named Zorro was adopted by Nick Guerin.  Since 2009 Nick has been running a concert production company (mainly Rock shows) called Dungeon Works Productions....

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New Sponsor - Spector & Co.

Sunday May 3, 2015

Animatch is pleased to announce it's newest sponsor, Spector & Co.  Seen here is Natalia Lidovskikh from Spector & Co. with Cindy Hughes, one of the Animatch volunteers, accepting...

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Should you or shouldn’t you

Friday April 24, 2015

NO, you should NEVER shave a double-coated dog.  It's that time of year when people have their dogs shaved because they think they will be cooler.  Hold the...

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Adoption Fee Increase

Tuesday April 21, 2015

Effective May 1, 2015, the adoption fee will increase to $400.00 ($300 for senior dogs, 8 and over).   When adopted, an Animatch dog has been examined by a Vet, sterilized, fully vaccinated, received...

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Pasta for Pups

Tuesday April 7, 2015

Come and spend an entertaining evening with your friends and family at our annual Pasta for Pups, Friday, May 22nd.  You'll enjoy a spaghetti dinner (prepared and served entirely...

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Bark ‘n Brunch a huge success

Thursday February 26, 2015

Thanks to all who participated at the Bark 'n Brunch a few weeks.  Humans and doggies enjoyed the company and the food.  Animatch raised  over $4,400.00.  Special...

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Quilt Raffle

Tuesday February 24, 2015

The winner of the handmade quilt was Tony Sabino.  Seen here is is wife Alice and Helen Lacroix at Bark & Brunch.  Congratulations Tony!

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Monday February 16, 2015

FRANKA was reunited with her family this morning (Wednesday, Feb. 18th); she is on her way to the Vet for some medical attention. IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM FRANKA'S ADOPTIVE MOTHER:...

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Show us your Heart!

Saturday January 31, 2015

Every year, Global Pet Foods stores across Canada reach out to their communities to benefit a local pet rescue or charity. They spend the first two weeks of February fundraising...

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Animatch Fan Mail

Update on Charlie, formerly “Zubin”

We adopted Zubin when he was barely 5 months old, he was shy and very skittish with people. We named him Charlie after a dew days. ...

Update on Kumiko

Kumiko looking pretty for the camera again. Giving me the "stop taking so many photos of me mom" look:)

Happy Trails or Tails!

My name is Riley (formerly Kayak) and have been happily living with my sister Chloe for almost two years. My Mom loves me so much,...


Here's another pic of our sweet Dixie.

Pogo now Zach smootching with same breed

Pogo now called Zach is such a great dog. He is a full grown daschund that wants to cuddle and be loved by his big...

Our adoptee Dahlia,

Just wanted to post a yuletide season update. It has been approximately three months since we adopted Dahlia, formerly Delessia, and we could not be...

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