We ran into an alumni Nala recently. She is living the lake life dream with her new family and enjoys water sports and being out on the boat with her kiddos!

An Emerald Affair – There is No Place Like Home

An Emerald Affair - There is No Place Like Home is just around the corner and although 2020 has brought many changes but one constant is our amazing auction! Join us online Tuesday, August 4 at noon as we kick off our first ever ONLINE annual auction. As our largest fundraiser of the year, this event READ MORE

An Emerald Affair Goes Virtual!

The current pandemic has changed so much about how we live, work, and gather together. While we were looking forward to seeing you all in person this August, these new realities have forced us to transition our in-person auction and dinner – An Emerald Affair - to an online event. Beginning Tuesday, August 4th at noon our 2020 READ MORE

Courtney Givens Featured in You Don’t Say… Podcast

A dog lover that walks the talk... with her dogs, of course. Courtney Givens, Must Love Dogs NW President is walking the talk. She shares her own story of pet love, and talks about how Must Love Dogs approaches what they do. Her story and how Must Love Dogs does what they do is something READ MORE

Alisa Brown

Help us welcome Alisa Brown to our Very Important Volunteers as our newest Assessment Coordinator! Alisa joined Must Love Dogs NW as an adoption counselor volunteer in 2019. She is thankful to be surrounded by people with the same likes & goals who are making lives better for the animals in our community. She currently works in the Veterinary READ MORE


Check out this Super Nova! This is Nova, a 3-year-old Staffie-Bull mix that is about 40 pounds. Nova is a silly, loving girl that is looking to be your one and only snuggle bug. She loves to greet you with a cute, "woowoo" when you come home and will wiggle her cute self on the READ MORE

An Update on COVID-19 and Operations

As we navigate through the challenges of this COVID-19 pandemic, Must Love Dogs NW reinforces our ongoing commitment to the well-being of the animals in our care, the health and safety of our clients and their pets, our volunteers, and our community. This in mind, Must Love Dogs NW is currently closed for the intake READ MORE


Hey guys! Last year I was very shy and didn’t say much for myself. I was in a situation where myself, Bella and our new litter of puppies needed a new home, and I came to the loving folks at Must Love Dogs NW. After my medical care was up to date I went to READ MORE


Duke is our handsome, lovable, huggable bundle of love and joy!

Stella & Amber

We are enjoying our bonded sisters Amber and Stella. They are our snuggle buddies and the family clowns. We love them and they have become part of the family!