UPAWS believes that all pets deserve a great home.
Pet adoption is priceless!
The adoption fee includes the spaying or neutering of the animal, a distemper vaccination, a rabies vaccination, and a fecal sample check for parasites, flea bath, and a health check, microchip, free 30 days of health insurance, a full size bag of Dr. Tim's All Natural Pet Food & more!
Adopt a Pet from Our Shelter and You Get...
* A pet whose temperament has been observed and evaluated.
* A pet that has been socialized and introduced to basic training.
* A subscription to the UPAWS newsletter that included tips on pet care and upcoming events.
* A sense of satisfaction knowing you have become part of the solution to the pet overpopulation problem.
Please call the shelter at 906-475-6661906-475-6661 if you would like more information or have questions about our adoption process.
Thank you for considering adoption!
The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, is an independent, non-profit, community-supported, open admission animal welfare organization. Our mission is to:
1) Aid in the sheltering & adoption of animals
2) Promote responsible pet ownership
3) Actively educate & promote the importance of spaying & neutering to help alleviate pet over population
4) Assist in strengthening the human-animal relationship
UPAWS is dedicated to educating & working with county-wide agencies concerning the welfare of animals.
Our website: www.upaws.org
UPAWS is located approximately one mile off US-41 at 84 Snowfield Road in Negaunee Township just east of the TV-6 station. (Behind the old Airport.)
Hours: We are open to the public seven days a week- 12:00PM to 4:00PM. Thursday Noon - 6:30PM
Please note: There is NOT a fee to admit a pet that you can not keep or that you find as a stray!
We turn NO animals away. We are an Open Admission shelter.