Rutherglen is a lovely town north west of Melbourne about 10 kilometres from the Murray River near Wahgunyah and is renowned for its wineries and outstanding standard of pet friendly accommodation.

With a population of around 2,200 residents the township of Rutherglen features Lake King which is surrounded by Rutherglen Park and Apex Park and the water tower in town is in the shape of a wine bottle. The town also boasts an excellent Golf Club but the main reasons visitors head to Rutherglen is because of its proximity to the Murray River and the highly rated wineries, the largest of these being All Saints Winery.

There are a number of events in and around town every year that attract people from all over the State and some of these include Rutherglen Regatta held during the second weekend in January, Tastes of Rutherglen over the third weekend in March, Winery Walkabout on the Queens Birthday weekend in June, the Agricultural Show over the third weekend in October, Tour de Rutherglen on the first weekend in November and every month during the second weekend there is a Farmers Market, so you can see that the towns people are very active in preparing events that benefit and show the town's attributes.

Pet friendly accommodation in Rutherglen is outstanding with pet friendly bed and breakfasts leading the way with pet friendly holiday houses, caravan parks and motels also prominent. Pet related services other than the pet friendly accommodation include vets, horse riding opportunities, pet nfriendly dining options, dog walking and pet minding services, dog grooming businesses, pet and animal transport operators, pet photography, pet food suppliers, pet breeders and pet insurance agents.

The people of Rutherglen are very welcoming to visitors and the pet friendly accommodation venues are of a very high standard. A visit to Rutherglen is highly recommended so take a look through the pet friendly accommodation venues below and lock in some time to enjoy your very own break in Rutherglen.

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