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!


Friday August 17, 2018

One of the many great aspects of Animatch are the volunteers. We could only do so much if it weren’t for them. From housing dogs, to helping out at...

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Animatch Auction - Extended to Sunday, August 19

Tuesday August 7, 2018

The Animatch Auction has been extended to Sunday, August 19, 9:00 p.m.  So many new members have signed up and we want to give everyone time to look at all...

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How does she do it you ask?

Thursday August 2, 2018

Let’s say Helen Lacroix is known for her ability to not dwell on the cold, hard, brutal facts – at least not for long.  She chooses to keep...

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A loonie (or even better a toonie) a day ....

Monday July 30, 2018

The clock is ticking and while the Animatch adoptees are comfortable in their environment today and have spent a lot of time enjoying the summer months outside, the change in...

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Here is the land ... now we need the Animatch Centre - UPDATE

Thursday July 19, 2018

UPDATE - JULY 20:  What’s with the chickens, you might ask?  Is Animatch hoping that one lays a golden egg?  Ah, we can dream but dreaming...

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Animatch Auction - Repeat Performance

Tuesday July 17, 2018

Animatch's last auction was such a huge success that the Volunteer organizers have agreed to do it again.  So, from August 10th to August 17th,  you...

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Summer is here and the weather is heating up!

Thursday July 12, 2018

Help keep your dog safe and healthy during a heat wave with these tips!Watch Out for Heatstroke: Symptoms include panting, lethargy, drooling, fever, vomiting and collapse. If you think...

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A new puppy?

Thursday July 5, 2018

Miranda Wimbush, a former Volunteer, offers some sage advice on on raising a puppy to become a good canine citizen.  In addition to being a Mom to a toddler...

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Auction to raise funds for the new Animatch Centre

Sunday July 1, 2018

Starting Monday, July 2, we invite you to check out the on-line auction.  Many interesting articles will be up for sale and all proceeds will go to the funding for...

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Pot for paranoid pups?

Wednesday June 27, 2018

Written by Judie Amyot - Originallly published in The SuburbanSeparation anxiety. These two words are often the reason why many dogs are given up by people who simply can...

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Open House at FIC

Thursday June 7, 2018

Have you always wondered about what this place called *FIC is all about.  The training ground that has made such a difference in many of our adoptees lives is...

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“Forget what you can get and see what you can give”

Sunday June 3, 2018

Whether you are young or old, a generous heart is a blessing.   Reya Cochrane decided to make a difference while celebrating her special day.  She marked her 1...

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First Pack Walk - Sunday, June 3rd

Friday June 1, 2018

Come one, come all … join Josh Taylor (Canine Education) on the first pack walk of the season.  A pack walk can be a wonderful experience for humans and canines...

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Farewell to the Animatch Centre

Thursday May 31, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce that Animatch must find a new location.  In 2000, Helen and her young family moved into the house that present volunteers and...

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Garage Sale

Monday May 28, 2018

Thanks for Volunteers Jocelyn Massue and Maryse Godbout for their efforts in fundraising through a Garage Sale.  Animatch is happy to add the $1,035 collected to the funds collected for...

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Nail Clipping Fundraiser

Tuesday May 15, 2018

Bring you pets to our first nail clipping clinic, all funds raised go directly to Animatch.  See you the third Satruday of each month at Global Pitou Minou, Pointe...

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Pippy’s New Life

Monday April 30, 2018

Pippy (originally Rosie) has a new purpose in life. A couple of years ago she was brought to Animatch through the Nordic Paws program, where dogs from northern communities are...

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When our pets save us

Monday April 30, 2018

written by Judie Amyot, The Suburban In the past 10 to 15 years, many newly formed animal rescue organizations have taken their place alongside the well established SPCA in helping abandoned...

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Increase to Adoption Fee

Thursday April 26, 2018

Effective May 1, 2018, Animatch will increase, by necessity, our adoption fee.   Many of our dogs arrive with unforeseen medical conditions and several require x-rays, ultrasounds, surgeries, and medication. ...

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How to Teach Children Dog Safe Behaviour in 10 Easy Steps

Wednesday April 18, 2018

Miranda Wimbush, a frequent contributor to our Blog and former Volunteer, offers some tips on a topic that never gets old.  Miranda has decided to follow her passion; she...

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From the Animatch Blog


Friday August 17, 2018

How does she do it you ask?

Thursday August 2, 2018

Animatch Fan Mail

Lilly-Anne(Anne) dachshund update!

Hello everyone! I adopted Lilly-Ann(Anne) April of 2012 and she is doing so well! she loves to run around in the barn although she chickens...

Happy Holidays from Aquarius + Family

Happy holidays from Aquarius and family to all my friends at Animatch. Hope your having as good as time as I am. Happy holidays! ❄️⛄️❄️

Yoshi doing agility!

Yoshi (previously Talker) started agility this week with Aryane. They are great together and had so much fun. Yoshi is a dynamic little guy and...

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to everyone at Animatch from Tigger and his mom. And may all your dreams come true in 2014. Tigger who is 10 years old now,...


Hey everyone, It's me Wilson ( was known as Radar) I love my new life with the family- 3 cats and a beautiful sister Tia. who still...

News from Sophie

Happy belated birthday to the Schnauzer puppies! It's hard to believe they are 4 years old! And a big hug to their mom Lucy! This...

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