Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

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Adoption Package

Dog Adoption Package Includes:

  • Spay or Neuter
  • Distemper Vaccine
  • Bordatella Vaccine
  • Rabies Vaccine (or certificate to receive a rabies vaccine)
  • Health Check by a local veterinarian (or a certificate to receive a health check)
  • Parasite Screening and treatment as needed
  • Microchip
  • Subscription to the UPAWS Newsletter
  • A lifelong companion!

Dog Adoption Fee:

  • Puppies (up to 11 months old): $210
  • Adults (1 year up to 7 years old): $150
  • Seniors (7 years on up) $50

Some dogs may have a reduced fee if they are part of an adoption program or sponsored.

Adoption/meet & greets are by appointment.

Sign Up for an appointment link.

Pet Adoption Interest Form*

*The benefit of you filling out a Pet Adoption Interest Form is that it is helpful and saves time for you and UPAWS if you decide to adopt.

However, you can keep an eye on our available pet web pages. Our computer program automatically removes animals from the website as they are adopted.

Contact Us

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

Shelter Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 12pm to 4pm
Wednesday: 12pm to 4pm
Thursday: 12pm to 4pm
Friday: 11am to 4pm
Saturday: 11am to 4pm
Sunday: 11am to 4pm


815 South State Highway M553
Gwinn, MI 49841
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