Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

Great Friends Found Here. Visit UPAWS

Dog Bite Prevention
Dog Bite Prevention

Dog Bite Prevention

Advice Link
Cause for Paws Gala
Cause for Paws Gala

Celebrate the Bond Between People & Pets

Gala information here!
Rescue Raffle 2018
Rescue Raffle 2018
Follow Our Construction Progress
Follow Our Construction Progress

New Shelter

We're moving along!

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Thank You Platinum Sponsors
Thank You Platinum Sponsors

Thank You 2018 Platinum Sponsors

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UPAWS October


Your donation today leads to compassionate care and second chances. Donate your tax deductible gift to the animal friends of UPAWS and be a part of their bright futures.

Donate Today


Adopting an animal is an exciting experience, one that will add years of joy for the entire family as well as a lifetime of love and comfort for the animal. Your new best friend is waiting for you. Great friends found at UPAWS.

Adopt Today


The Animals Need You! Work with the animals directly, provide a foster home, volunteer at an event or offer your professional skills to help the animals. We have a whole list of volunteer opportunities. Please take a look at our volunteer application and opportunities today.

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Contact Us

Phone: (906) 475-6661
Fax: (906) 475-6669
Email: info@upaws.org

Office Hours

Mon-Wed: 12pm to 4pm
Thursday: 12pm to 6:30pm
Friday-Sunday: 12pm-4pm


84 Snowfield Road
Negaunee Township
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