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Liberty in the Snow at the PGK!

The Perry Greene Kennel has Closed

We would like to thank everyone for their support and patronage over the last 20 years.

If you need to board your dog contact our friends at Appleton Ridge Pet care in Union at (207) 785-2626 or Meadow brook Kennel in Nobleboro at (207) 563-1475



Specials: Stays of 5 days or more if you pay by check or cash at time of drop off (No credit cards) rate is $14.00 day per dog. No refunds for early returns, boarding credits issued only.
 
Monthly Special Rate: $350 per Month - 50% Deposit Required.


Liberty

Hours of Operation


Monday-Friday
7:30 - 10am and 3:00 - 6pm
Saturday 7:30am - 10am
Sunday 7:30 - 8:30am and 3:00 - 6pm

 

Kennel Rates


1 Dog $15.00 per day
2 Dogs $25 per day
3 Dogs $36 per day
*Rates effective January 2010
*Additional discounts for boarders staying with us for over two weeks
*Please no dogs under 10 pounds.
*Active military $12.00 per day

Vaccine Requirements


Rabies within the last 3 years
Distemper within the last 3 years
Kennel cough (Bordetella) within the last 9 months

Records may be faxed to 207-832-6182 or bring them with you the first time your dog checks in.


Wiscasset Bridge By-Pass

Yes, it can be done and it's easy!

Don't wait in traffic, pretend your a local and take the Summertime shortcut!

Click Here for shortcut directions.



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Chinook Events

2012 Chinook Winter Carnival!

The 2013 annual Chinook Winter Carnival in Tamworth, NH is right around the corner! Click Here for more information, schedule of events and photos of past events.

Our 61st year!

Perry Greene KennelThe Perry Greene Kennel is celebrating its 61st year in Waldoboro. In January 1947 Perry Greene a renowned Maine guide and breeder of Chinook dogs completed construction of a log home and kennel for the Chinooks. During February, 1941 Perry and his stepson, Johnny Gephart and seven Chinooks (Walden's trained team) hauled 800-pounds of equipment via dog sled from Fort Kent to Kittery, Maine. They traveled 502 miles in ninety hours, the longest sled dog trek ever made entirely within the United States at the time.

The Chinook breed is most famous for their trip with Commander Richard Byrd to Antarctica. The Chinooks pulled heavy loads over long distances and are praised by Byrd in his book, Little America.

There is a monument on the property in memory of Perry & Honey Greene, behind this monument is a private cemetery where many Chinooks from Greene's time are buried. To some visitors it brings tears to their eyes and memories of an era gone by, memories of the Chinooks importance during the age of exploration. Memories of “Maine's own breed of dog”, the Chinook.

Perry Greene KennelToday the Perry Greene kennel is primarily a boarding kennel but still breeds Perry Greene's beloved Chinook dogs. The kennel, store and original home have been restored by Rick Skoglund and Martha Kalina. There is a small display of the history of the Chinook breed in the store. The Perry Greene Kennel and Outfitters has a variety of equipment to out fit dogs such as skijoring equipment, Wenaha dog packs and Maine made dogsleds.

The Perry Greene Kennel will kick off their 65th anniversary by co sponsoring a winter carnival in Tamworth, NH birthplace of the Chinook breed, on February 9th.