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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!

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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Is Owning A Dog Good For Your Health?

Monday April 16, 2018

Article written by: Luisa Dillner from www.theguardian.comA new study suggests canine-lovers could be 23% less likely to die from heart disease – or it could just be that...

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Stray Animal Day

Monday April 16, 2018

Article written by: Liliana Danel from Montrealdogblog.comAlthough April 4th has come and gone, the following article is a great reminder of what we need to do, every day,...

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Woof, woof ... please clean up

Monday March 19, 2018

Animatch decided to run this article again .... it is worth repeating. Spring is in the air!  So is the smell of dog poop!  Best time of the...

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We get applications… LOTS of applications

Monday March 12, 2018

In 2017, Animatch received over 4,000 applications.  It was busy year with more than 400 dogs adopted.  If you do the math, that leaves more than 3,600 disappointed potential adopters who were...

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Bark & Brunch

Tuesday February 20, 2018

Our annual Bark & Brunch was once again a huge success, we raised over $3,000 to help provide care for the Animatch dogs.  Many thanks to our dedicated volunteers, wonderful...

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What changes as a dog gets older

Thursday February 15, 2018

written by Kent Foster - www.pupsbest.comAs your dog gets older his body and behavior will undergo numerous changes – often subtle and gradual – that you need be aware...

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Introducing Your Dog to Your Cat

Thursday January 25, 2018

In a perfect world we’d all get along and play nicely together without any disagreements or quarrels. In reality, this is but a pipe dream for humanity but often...

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What Not To Feed Your Dog

Thursday January 25, 2018

We all want our dogs to live long and healthy lives and it’s up to us to ensure that their diet consists of foods that will provide everything they...

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Meet Monica

Tuesday January 23, 2018

Animatch has been so fortunate over the past few years to have Monica Turner, long-time Volunteer, as a Foster Mom extraordinaire to so many of our puppies.  Fostering puppies...

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2019 Calendar

Sunday January 14, 2018

Animatch is pleased to annouce it's 2019 calendar.  Up for grabs are eight featured months and the cover shot.  Gary Houghton, our incredibly talented photographer, will have his camera...

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Animatch gets applications .... lots of applications

Saturday January 6, 2018

In 2017, Animatch received over 4,000 applications.  It was busy year with more than 400 dogs adopted.  If you do the math, that leaves more than 3,600 disappointed potential adopters who were...

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Animatch Gift Certificates

Thursday December 21, 2017

Do you have a hard to buy for person on your holiday list that has absolutely eveything?  We have the perfect solution, our Animatch Gift Certificates, a win win...

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Tips to keep your dog safe during the Holiday season.

Tuesday December 12, 2017

The holiday season is a time for giving. Of course, you’ll want to include your beloved dog in the celebrations.Whether you are trying to decide on the perfect...

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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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Animatch Fan Mail

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,...

Stewart adopted in march 2014 - R.I.P. Feb. 2004 - Aug.12-2017

Son maître Neven m'a demandé de vous informer que, samedi dernier, le beau petit Stewart a dû être euthanasié pour cause de diabète...

Keno sleeping in tub!  Again!

Hi Helen, Here is Keno sleeping in the bathtub again! He is doing well. It will be three years on December 6th that he adopted...

Zola and Zalika

Hi Helen and everyone at Animatch. We adopted Zola (Mia) and Zalika (Zali) in December 2016. They are both great girls and we simply adore them....

Des nouvelles de Stewart adopté mars 2014

Bonjour à toute l'équipe d'Animatch ... Ben oui ! c'est moi Stewart. C'est tante Nicole qui écrit pour moi parce-que mon papa aime pas ça écrire. Je...

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Thank you animatch for our wonderful dog Penny! ( formerly Indiana)

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