News and Events
Posted 02/19/2012, Last updated 04/27/2013
If you've attended an MGPR event, you may know all about the awesome soft goods (bonding pouches, lap pads, etc) that you can buy for your pet from
For Your Furry Kids. For Your Furry Kids is now online. Visit
http://www.foryourfurrykids.org/ . You also can follow on Facebook
For Your Furry Kids sells top quality soft goods made to spoil your furry kids. Machine washable and dryer safe products for all animals. The goods are made by an MGPR volunteer who donates all profits to MGPR.
MGPR now partners with adoptashelter.com.
When you register and shop online at selected adoptashelter retailers, MGPR receives
100% of the commission adoptashelter.com receives from a purchase made.
Shopping through AdoptAShelter.com is exactly the same as going to the merchant directly – prices, customer service and discounts are all the same.
To learn more, see our donation page
Posted 12/15/13, updated 01/12/14
On January 26, 2014, MGPR will host a Guinea-Pig-a-Thon at Pet Expo.
We hope you'll join us for our second annual Guinea-Pig-a-Thon on January 26, 2013 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds Cow Palace in BOOTH 914. You and your guinea pigs will enjoy a full day of scheduled events including games, contests, door prizes, seminars, piggie glamour shots, and more. See our schedule of events below. If you don't see something, toss us an email with the header "Guinea Pig a Thon" at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hope to see you there with your guinea pig(s)!
Please note. MGPR will not have guinea pigs available for adoption at the event but will supply information on how you can adopt and will answer any questions you may have about guinea pigs.
For general information about Pet Expo, see the Pet Expo website http://www.worldofpets.org/MDmain.shtml.
Pet Expo is being held from January 24-26, 2014 but the Guinea-Pig-A-Thon will held ONLY on January 26, 2014 in BOOTH 914. MGPR will be hosting an education table (BOOTH 914) during Pet Expo on January 24th through January 25th, 2014.
Click here to download a flyer with full details
|11:15||"Phat, That's How We Roll" (Biggest Pig Contest)
|12:30||"Gobble, Gobble, Gone": Is your guinea pig the fastest eater around? (Fastest Eater Contest)|
|1:00||"How Many Toes Does a Guinea Pig Have?" Q/A session with MGPR volunteers. If you have guinea pig-related questions, come on out and get your questions answered.|
|1:30||Go Poo(Can your pig poop poopdie do the fastest?)|
|2:00||Ornament Judging (decorating table opens at 11:00)|
|3:00||Puppet Judging (decorating table opens at 11:00)|
|On-going||Guinea Pig Glamour Shots
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