About Us

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

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.

Interested in Adopting?

We're on holiday. Our application to adopt has closed for the holidays. The guinea pigs going to have their Thanksgiving fill of vegetables and then will be on vacation with their foster parents until the new year. If you're interested in adopting, please return 01/02/2023 when the guinea pigs will return from vacation and our application will open again.

If you have a guinea pig that recently lost his/her cagemate and appears depressed, please email us info@mgpr.org and we will do our best to assist you. Pig Of Month
Pig(s) of the month (above:RoughHouse)

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Celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Small Pet Select with us. You get 10% off and we get a portion of the sale.
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