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.

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MGPR Pigstravaganza
Sunday, October 2, 2022 from noon to 3:00 PM
Reistertown Regional Park
401 Mitchell Dr.
Reisterstown, MD 21136

Click here to download a flyer with full details


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