About Us

MGPR is a non-profit Virginia corporation that rescues, rehabilitates, and finds new homes for guinea pigs in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area. We also work to educate the public on the proper care of guinea pigs.

Metropolitan Guinea Pig Rescue is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is registered with the Virginia State Corporation Commission as a charitable corporation. As such, all donations are tax-deductible. To make a donation, please visit our Donations Page.

News and Upcoming Events

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  • Wilkins Pet Adopt-a-Thon
    Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Wilkins Subaru
    6917 Ritchie Hwy.
    Glen Burie, MD 21061

    Register at http://www.wilkinspets.com
  • MGPR Pigstravaganza
    Sunday, September 18, 2016 from noon to 4:00 PM
    Reistertown Regional Park
    401 Mitchell Dr.
    Reisterstown, MD 21136
  • Petvalu
    Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    7875 Heneska Loop
    Hilltop Village Shopping Center
    Alexandria, VA 22315