Maine Greyhound Placement Services

Maine Greyhound Placement Services
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Christmas Party

It's time for the annual Christmas Social at MGPS! We will have a social time at 2 PM, followed by a delicious Pot Luck Meal. After the Pot Luck, we'll gather around the Christmas tree for the ever fun and entertaining Yankee Swap of dog gifts. The Tally Ho Shop will be open from Noon to the end of the day for your shopping pleasure. Axell Photography will be doing photos of your hounds with Santa all afternoon. If you are participating in the Yankee Swap, please bring a WRAPPED dog gift in the $12 to $15 price range. We will be asking for a donation of $5 for the Potluck meal (all monies going to our kennel).

We also ask those who can, to bring supplies for the kennel to help through the long winter. Anyone bringing kennel supplies will receive a ticket to win a prize! The following kennel supplies are always needed:
Purina Dog Chow (green bag), Canned dog food, Pill Pockets, Peanut Butter, Wolf size Nylabones and Large and Extra large Kongs, Liquid Laundry detergent, Clorox Bleach, Fabric softener sheets, Liquid Dishwashing soap, Dish washing sponges with a scrubbie side,13 Gallon kitchen trash bags, 39 Gallon large black trash bags, Heavy Duty contractor bags, Canned cat food, Dry cat food SCOOPABLE, clumping cat litter (no pine, please), Baking soda, Paper towels, Toilet paper, Fleece blankets( the ones usually sold rolled up), regular solid woven bedding blankets for the dog crates (NO knitted blankets or Afghans, please). Bath towels and wash cloths. Bottled water, soda, granola or cereal bars for our hard working volunteers. Your empty LARGE dog food and bird seed bags for poop pick up. Postage stamps.

Please check Our Facebook Event regularly for updates and a food list of what's needed for the Pot Luck. Don't miss this fun, casual event to get you into the Holiday spirit. We hope to see many, many hounds and humans!

Greyhound Express

Please submit your photos and stories of your greyhounds to [email protected] to be published in The Greyhound Express.

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Events

Events

For upcoming events please see calendar.

Retirement

Retirement

Retired racing greyhounds are fantastic pets. They are gentle, curious, playful, and laid-back companions who want nothing more than to be with their humans. Consider adopting one of these beautiful hounds when you want unending love and devotion.

Adoption

Adoption

Greyhounds make great pets. See our adoptable dogs here and schedule your appointment by calling (207) 626-2893.

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Adopt a retired greyhound in Maine

Adopting is a "greyt" way to add to your family. Greyhounds are sweet, inquisitive couch potatoes. They'll race right into your heart. MGPS is a no-kill shelter that prides itself on expertly matching hound with family.

Find Out About Adoptable Hounds
Find Out if a Greyhound is Right for You

Membership

Join Maine Greyhound Placement Services
By becoming a member of MGPS, you're not only helping provide care and support for the retired racers, you're entitled to some cool perks. Learn more about being a member of this group.

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Donate

Donate to Maine Greyhound Placement Services
When you donate to MGPS, you're not just helping the current kennel dogs... you're providing financial assistance for future retired racers. Learn more about the different ways you can donate to MGPS.
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Clinic

Vet care for greyhounds
The East Coast Greyhound Clinic is located near the kennel and provides medical assistance to the kennel as well as other pet agencies in Maine. Learn more about the clinic and what it can offer.
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Events


Want to learn more about greyhounds? Click below if you would like to find a meet-and-greet near you, learn about upcoming special events, and stay plugged in to what's going on with MGPS.
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