Great River Rescue

1612 Carr Lake Rd SE
Bemidji, MN 56601

Our Mission

Great River Rescue is committed to serving the best interest of the animals we strive to protect.

Adoption Policy

Cat Prices: $92.70 +tax (we do not accept checks for adoptions)

Includes: basic kennel vaccinations (feline distemper), de-worming, de-fleaing, ear checks, spaying and/or neutering, free bag of cat food from Lueken’s Village Food, and a free rabies vaccination certificate honored at our local Animal Care Clinic. We do not have the equipment or technicians to take x-rays, but we do test for Feline Leukemia and FIV. Other tests must be done at your veterinarian offices.


We require that cats leave in a carrier.  We do sell carriers at our shelter.

Dog Prices: $185.40 +tax (we do not accept checks for adoptions)
Includes: basic kennel vaccinations (canine distemper/bordatello), de-worming, de-fleaing, ear checks, spaying and/or neutering, and a free rabies vaccination certificate honored at our local Animal Care Clinic. We do not have the equipment or technicians to take x-rays, conduct lymes testing or blood tests of any type. These tests must be done at your Veterinarian offices.

You can bring your own collar and leash at the time of adoption, or you can buy what you need at our shelter.

  • day hours
    Monday -
    Tuesday 12:30 - 5:30
    Wednesday 12:30 - 5:30
    Thursday 12:30 - 5:30
    Friday 12:30 - 5:30
    Saturday 12:30 - 4:30
    Sunday -

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