front of must love dogs
heritage listed dining room,breakfasts & evening meals served here
bedroom of chandelier suite,very luxurious
The solar heated pool,a guest favourite in summer
guests enjoying a dev bookings welcome
lounge room of chandelier suite
quality leather couches in the chandelier suite
lounge room of garden suite,fur guest awaiting treat
bedroom of garden suite,with wenetex bed,very comfy

Must Love Dogs Bed and Breakfast

Address: 23 Main St, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685

Mobile: 0402 342 256  


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Fully restored to its former glory, Must Love Dogs Bed and Breakfast welcomes you with or without a pet. They are also ranked best Bed and Breakfast in Rutherglen and in Australia by Tripadvisor for 2014.

Located within the north east wine region of rutherglen, you and your furry friends are guaranteed personal attention. Let us spoil your pet whilst you visit the wonderful town of rutherglen.

This quaint cottage has two luxury suites and is set on a corner block with tranquil gardens, and has an ambience, character and charm all of its own.

"Pet-friendly" means that they treat your dogs like their own. The house is air-conditioned and heated for your comfort. Pets are most welcome within the house and the gardens are fully fenced with a well maintained manicured lawn area, with a heated pool for guests to enjoy.

The dining room is heritage-listed with rugged brick walls and 14-foot-high ceilings. Must Love Dogs Bed and Breakfast is walking distance from restaurants and close to over 20 wineries in the Rutherglen region.

They can personally design a two course menu just for you, including some of your favourite foods with their local produce. A home cooked breakfast is also served here.

Picnic hampers are also available and include some of the finest local rutherglen produce including cheeses, home-cooked meats, selection of local pickles, salad and fruit, freshly baked crusty bread rolls and crackers.

Must Love Dogs Bed and Breakfast also offer a fun three hour winery tour, which includes a free tasting plate at one of the wineries and transport to and from the wineries.

Must Love Dogs Bed and Breakfast provide a pet sitting service, so if you would like a few days seeing Rutherglen without your pet, you can.

Please contact for them further information.

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Accommodation pricing information (GST included)

Chandelier Suite

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For Two Adults
For two adults including a lovely fully cooked breakfast and chocolates and quality muscat on arrival. Please note, there is a 10 per cent surcharge during easter, Winery Walkabout, Tastes of Rutherglen and Christmas week.


Garden Suite

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For Two Adults
For two adults including a lovely fully cooked breakfast and chocolates and quality muscat on arrival. Please note, there is a 10 per cent surcharge during easter, Winery Walkabout, Tastes of Rutherglen and Christmas week. Discounts for weekly bookings.


Self Contained Cottage

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Self Contained Cottage
These rates are per night for up to four people. A two night minimum stay applies. There is a 10 per cent surcharge for Easter, June long weekend, Christmas and Tastes of Rutherglen.


Room types

TypeDescriptionNumber of rooms

Chandelier Suite

The Chandelier Suite is sophisticated and old worldly. It is fitted with 12 foot ceilings, velvet drapes, a beautiful Morano glass chandelier, quality leather couches, table and chairs, Fridge, 50 inch television with DVD player and your own Espresso machine. The bedroom has a queen bed, luxury bedding, velvet bathrobes, leading into your ensuite with a walk-in shower, including disabled rail and heated towel rail. The suite has reverse cycle air-conditioning, quality tiled floors, a secure, fenced garden, ideal for larger dogs, with shade trees, table and chairs. They offer free pet sitting, and specialise in making custom fitting dog coats.2

Garden Suite

The Garden Suite has polished boards throughout. The suite is comfortably decked out with a leather couch, fridge, table and chairs, quality teas, coffee and muscat, television and large collection of DVD's. A single bed can be provided if required. The Queen size Wenetex bed is excellent for asthma, arthritis, back problems and receives wonderful reviews. Velour bathrobes are provided and a private ensuite with a bath and shower. The spacious bathroom has excellent lighting for make-up and shaving. They provide bubble bath and quality shampoo and conditioner. The shaded, secure garden is a real treat with table, chairs and bird feeder. Potted colourful plants complete this tranquil garden. A list of dog friendly wineries and cafes nearby is available.1

Self Contained Cottage

Self Contained Cottage includes two bedrooms, two lounges, two bathrooms, heritage dining room, fully fitted kitchen and two shaded secure gardens. They provide cooked breakfast, treats, chocolates, muscat and free pet sitting. Also available is evening meals, fun wine tours, picnic hampers and bike hire. They have a large car park for boats, bike trailers and is secure at night.2

Payment methods accepted

MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

If you cancel your booking one month or more in advance or arrival you will receive a full refund. If under one month, only if room is re-let for all days booked you will receive a refund. A deposit of $80 per night booked is required. Please contact Must Love Dogs Bed and Breakfast for further details.

Local directions

They are located on the corner of Main Street and Hunter Street in Rutherglen.


  • BBQ facilities
  • Bicycle hire
  • Car park
  • Equipment hire
  • Gardens in property


  • Birdwatching

Reception opening hours

As the owners live on site, guests check-in at at time you have pre-arranged.

Check in:  2:00pm

Check out:  11:00am


  • Australian Gay and Lesbian Tourism Association
  • Visitor Information Centre

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