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Pet-Friendly Freeport

Freeport Attracts Four-Legged Shoppers To Help Find Forever Homes

Visit Freeport and Midcoast Humane have joined forces to help make life better for animals and people in our community. With help from Visit Freeport business members, the partnership is helping nearly 3,500 homeless animals find their forever homes in their new program, Pet-Friendly Freeport.

Freeport is one of Maine’s most pet-friendly communities with more than 40 member businesses encouraging guests to bring their four-legged pals along to campgrounds, hotels, bed & breakfasts, restaurants, shops, farms, parks, and breweries. Pet-Friendly Freeport takes it one step further and encourages Freeport business to contribute to Midcoast Humane to become a featured “Pet-Friendly Freeport” business.

Visit Freeport members contributing $100 or more to Midcoast Humane are invited to display a store window sticker to let customers know that their pets are welcome and they are shopping with a business that financially supports animal welfare in our community. On your next trip to Freeport, look for the Pet-Friendly Freeport logo in windows and at the check-out counters of your favorite stores.

Pet-Friendly Freeport is just the first of many planned collaborative efforts from the two new partners. Watch for updates on adoption events during some of Freeport’s biggest festival weekends and educational efforts to make Freeport Maine’s best destination for Fido and his family— all in support of Midcoast Humane’s exceptional work in making life better for animals and people in the communities they serve.

If you are a Visit Freeport member, sign up by making a $100 (or greater) donation here, or mail a check and your business name, contact information and “Pet-Friendly Freeport” in the memo to Midcoast Humane, 190 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME 04011. 


Participating Members

Mexicali Blues
10 Bow Street
Freeport, ME

Veterinary Quick Care
200 Lower Main Street, Suite A-275
Freeport, ME

Brown Goldsmiths
11 Mechanic Street
Freeport, ME


Casco Bay Cutlery & Kitchenware
5 Depot Street, Suite 11
Freeport, ME 04032

Pet Pantry
177 Lower Main Street
Freeport, ME

FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegar
88 Main Street
Freeport, ME

76 Main Street
Freeport, ME

About Midcoast Humane
Midcoast Humane is making life better for animals and people in our community. As one of Maine’s largest animal shelters, Midcoast Humane cares and finds homes for 3,500 surrendered, abandoned, and abused animals every year, and helps thousands more stay in their forever homes through mobile vaccination clinics, pet food pantry partnerships, and humane education. It is the contracted animal shelter of 40 towns, from Falmouth to Washington. Every animal that is cared for by Midcoast Humane receives excellent medical care, spay/neuter and life-saving surgeries, vaccinations, preventatives, and microchips. Midcoast Humane believes that every life is worth saving, and are proud of their 97% Live Release Rate. To contribute, go to midcoasthumane.org/petfriendlyfreeport, call 207-499-1366, or mail gifts to 190 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME 04011.

About Visit Freeport
Freeport is everyone’s favorite shopping destination surrounded by world-class outdoor recreation opportunities and educational family-fun. To plan your next trip, visit visitfreeport.com or call 207-865-1212 to request an Official Freeport Map & Guidebook. Shop. Stay. Dine. Play. Wag.

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