From Scruffy Killian to Much Love-d Wally

From Scruffy Killian to Much Love-d Wally

We loooove sharing a good Success Story! Here is one from Killian’s, aka Wally’s new parents: I just wanted to share with you some photos of Wally (Killian)!  He has such an adorable personality now and he’s gradually becoming more social.  He is now friends with my neighbor’s dog as of this weekend. Like no…

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Get your beach bod ready by fostering for Much Love!

Get your beach bod ready by fostering for Much Love!

Are you ready to jump into that summer bikini or ride your bike around town in just board shorts? No?! Well, summer is just a few weeks away and now is the time to develop a fitness plan to get your body beach-ready. We know shedding those winter pounds can be ruff, but we’ve got…

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Have A Heart: Sponsor Little Cadbury

Have A Heart: Sponsor Little Cadbury

Our little chocolate Cadbury egg needs to have some surgery to repair his heart. This is a costly procedure but without it, Cadbury will not make it and will live the rest of his life in extreme discomfort and ill health. If all goes well, he’ll be a happy, healthy young dog! We need your…

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Thanks For The Years Of Volunteering, Vivek!

Thanks For The Years Of Volunteering, Vivek!

Long time Much Love volunteer and van driver extraordinaire Vivek Y. is moving to the east coast this week. We will miss his sincere love and enthusiasm for the animals, and his dedication to Much Love. Vivek has seen the organization through thick and thin, and we will truly miss his presence at our adoptions….

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Makeover for Mutts Highlights Much Love’s Foster Program

Makeover for Mutts Highlights Much Love’s Foster Program

Last week was a paws-itively magical week for us as we celebrated our biggest fundraising event of the year – Makeovers for Mutts. The event, held at the posh Peninsula Hotel, yielded some major buzz, including a segment on EXTRA!. We were thrilled that we had the opportunity to tell so many people about how…

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Makeovers for Mutts 2013-A Huge Success!

Makeovers for Mutts 2013-A Huge Success!

Thank you to all the volunteers, Much Love supporters, and Dr. Davis Nguyen for hosting the amazing Makeovers for Mutts fundraiser in honor of Maria Menounos last night. Much Love volunteer Stacy Bodell and her team of volunteers put together and amazing event with dog rescuer and Dr. Nguyen’s right-hand woman Jessica Inserra. A great time…

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‘Tis the Season-Watch Her in Action!

‘Tis the Season-Watch Her in Action!

Can’t you just picture yourself with our spicy little Season? If you need some visual aids, check out our latest You Tube video featuring this adorable pup! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs475kpvsLc Our resident Martin Scorsese, Paul Pow has done it again—he captured the joy of this Season for sure! It’s always the right time of year to adopt a…

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Much Love Gives Much Thanks For Young Philanthropists and Lemonade!

Much Love Gives Much Thanks For Young Philanthropists and Lemonade!

Sisters Josie and Juliette H. raised $107 for Much Love by working VERY hard and selling their homemade lemonade at their lemonade stand. The sisters J&J visited the adoption on Sunday to make their extremely generous donation. How amazing are these entrepreneurial animal loving young women? Thank you so much Josie and Juliette—you are setting…

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5 Questions for a Foster: Featuring GLee!

5 Questions for a Foster: Featuring GLee!

Foster and Much Love volunteer extraordinaire Gina Lee sat down with us to discuss the joys or fostering an animal. Read on and if you are inspired, please fill out a foster application yourself! Why did you start fostering for MLAR? I’m going to start my answer with a short story: When I was about…

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Shop for gorgeous housewares and raise money for Much Love!

Shop for gorgeous housewares and raise money for Much Love!

Long-time (seriously long-time, like from the beginning!) Much Love supporters John & Leon are spreading the love by donating 10% of the proceeds from their new housewares site, Seven Colonial, to Much Love for the month of March!  Also, use the code muchlove10 and receive 10% off your order during March. Read their story below!…

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Much thanks to volunteer Sara Park

Much thanks to volunteer Sara Park

Much thanks to Sara Park, a graphic designer, Much Love volunteer,and adopter of Bazooka,(now Felix) for designing this amazing poster to promote Much Love’s fostering efforts!

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5 Questions for a Much Love Foster

5 Questions for a Much Love Foster

ML Foster Deb talks to us about her experience fostering Much Love puppies Why did you start fostering for MLAR? My oldest child was in middle school.  That’s around the time the Santa Monica schools begin asking students to accumulate community service hours.  I wanted my kids to do something they believed in and loved,…

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Why do we do homechecks?

Why do we do homechecks?

You’re in love.  You’ve found the perfect pet at a Much Love Animal Rescue adoption and can’t wait to bring your new buddy home.  You fill out an application, answering questions like “Are you prepared to cover all vet expenses?” and “How many hours a day will the dog be left alone?”  Now there’s one…

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Pet of the Month – HARRY

Pet of the Month – HARRY

Harry Small Mutt, Male, Young Harry is the true definition of a lap dog – he’ll keep your lap warm for hours with only the occasional request for some head pets. He’s also a great snuggler for those chilly nights when you’d love a hot water bottle (just ask his foster aunt who was his…

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Foster Family Spotlight

Foster Family Spotlight

Foster Family Spotlight This month, we’re talking to Katie Bresee, volunteer coordinator at Much Love and foster mom to Clark (who still needs a home!) Q. How long have you been fostering for Much Love? A. Seven years Q. Who are you fostering at the moment? A. Clark. He’s a 10-year-old black lab, and I’ve…

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Help us win a professional PSA by Feb 1st

Help us win a professional PSA by Feb 1st

Are you on Facebook?  Then you can help us win a new, professional PSA (Public Service Announcement) about our organization! It’s easy – 1. Go to Much Love’s post on The Birds Nest Foundations FB page 2. Click LIKE on the screen shot of Much Love Animal Rescue’s Pinterest board 3. SHARE the post with…

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Volunteer with us on weekends, and L.A. Love & Leashes during the week

Volunteer with us on weekends, and L.A. Love & Leashes during the week

We always need new volunteers to help us out during our weekend mobile adoptions.  Every Sunday we are in Santa Monica and every other Saturday at the Westfield Century City mall.  Come join us!  Click here to learn more. During the week, L.A. Animal Service’s store in the Westside Pavillion needs help!   L.A. Love &…

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We are proud to be a part of the NKLA Coalition

We are proud to be a part of the NKLA Coalition

Led Best Friends Animal Society, NKLA (No-Kill Los Angeles) is a movement of rescues, like Much Love,  and passionate people in LA looking for ways to stop the needless killing of healthy and adoptable animals in our city shelters.  The NKLA website and graphics tell the story the best.   Please visit NKLA.org for more information…

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