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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!

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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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 Petplace.com Does feeding dry food or crunchy food to your dog make a difference in his teeth or prevent...

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From the Animatch Blog

Bark & Brunch

Tuesday February 20, 2018

What changes as a dog gets older

Thursday February 15, 2018

Introducing Your Dog to Your Cat

Thursday January 25, 2018

Animatch Fan Mail

Gray’s GOTCHA day!

Hi, Gray the cockapoo here (aka Nicklaus.) It's been exactly one year since my family came to visit me at the centre. As soon as...

Macy

Hi Helen,Remember Macy, we adopted her 10 years ago. Sadly, she passed away on Monday, November 9th. She has left a tremendous void in our...

Thank you for Cooper!!

Good day Helen and Animatch,I just wanted to give you an update on a little guy I fostered and adopted almost 13 yrs ago. Cooper ...

RIP little Lex

Good monring everyone at Animatch,It is with a heavy heart that I write to you this morning. Lex peacefully crossed over the rainbow bridge...

Dash

Dash (formerly Dealer) has been with our family for two weeks now and we can't believe how well he's adapted. He's not nearly as shy...

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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