Maine Greyhound Placement Services

Maine Greyhound Placement Services
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Have you ever wondered what it takes to care for the greyhounds at MGPS? Please consider getting more information and see about becoming a volunteer by calling Dawn at 557-3166

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2nd Annual Halloween Gathering

Friday, November 2, 2018 at 6 PM – 10 PM

Maine Greyhound Placement Service
231 Old Belgrade Rd, Augusta, Maine 04330

Halloween Parth

Come and hang out with your fellow Greyhound friends in the activity room at Maine Greyhound Placement Service. This event will be Potluck in style so please bring some food to share.


RSVP on this event page by October 28th with how many in your party will be attending and what food you will be bringing.


We will have a costume contest and Axell Photography will be there doing portraits for donations.


The costume contest will have three categories:
Best Solo Dog Costume
Bast Group Dog Costume
Best Owner and Dog Costume Combo


At 8:05pm the lights will dim and we will have a screening of a classic Halloween movie (PG-13 or lesser)


6:00pm - 6:30pm: Social time
6:30pm - 8:00pm: Food ready/ Costume contest judging
8:00pm: Costume contest winner announced
8:05pm: Movie screening


For more than two decades, Maine Greyhound Placement Service has helped to match retired racing greyhounds with loving homes. As a non-profit, state accredited shelter, MGPS relies on membership fees and donations to cover operating expenses, medical care, and help advance awareness about greyhounds. Membership costs $25 per year.

As a member of MGPS, you receive:

  • A subscription to The Greyhound Express Newsletter
  • Special discounts 
  • Use of the lure coursing field (lure coursing not necessarily available).

Membership does not automatically renew with the end of the calendar year. For more information, contact MGPS today.

To Purchase a Membership, click here.

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