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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!

Royal Blush Apparel is Raising Funds for Animatch!

Wednesday July 29, 2020

Is your wardrobe in need of a pick me up?  Royal Blush Apparel (a local West Island company) is holding a fundraiser for Animatch.  Get yourself something new...

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Keep those bottles and cans coming ....

Monday July 27, 2020

**Update on our Bottle & Can Fundraiser** Thank you to everyone who has donated, to date we have raised $4500!! Also, a reminder that our Bottle & Can Drive continues. ...

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How old is your dog?

Monday July 20, 2020

New equation shows how to calculate its age in human years Dogs age very quickly during their first five years and much more slowly later on, scientists found.A long...

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The pandemic puppy

Thursday July 2, 2020

Animatch and many rescues report that they are running out of dogs for adoption.  Part of the reason that there are less dogs available is the fact that people...

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More on those pandemic puppies ....

Monday June 22, 2020

Good things come to those who wait. Sadly, patience is a quality that is extremely lacking these days. All too many families decide they want a dog on Monday and...

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How to prepare your dog (and yourself) for your inevitable return to normal routine

Tuesday June 16, 2020

Many people have adopted a new dog during this crisis. Many shelters are worried about what will happen once life returns to “normal”. Some fear an influx of...

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Gone too soon

Saturday June 6, 2020

In the early morning hours of June 5th, the world lost a generous, kind, and loving person -- Laurie McKay.  She fought valiantly but sadly she succumbed to cancer...

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Trying something new

Sunday May 31, 2020

For those of you who aren’t aware, in Ontario we can return empty wine and liquor bottles for .20 cents each. This will be an ongoing way to help...

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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.

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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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