2024 UPAWS Awards

 We are calling upon all animal lovers and advocates to help us in our search for extraordinary pets and individuals deserving of the prestigious 2024 UPAWS Awards! If you know of a truly exceptional pet or a compassionate person or

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Freya aka Exceptional

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I wanted to let you know how Exceptional who now goes by Freya is doing. We fostered the day before Easter 2022 and eventually adopted her. She was one of the 13 shepskies. When we got her she was so

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Meeko aka Willis

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We wanted to thank all the UPAWS staff for helping us find Meeko (aka Willis)! He is doing well and has become a best friend to our other dog Teddy and a loved member of our family. Here he is

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Aspen the Rooster

Hello, I just wanted to share these photos with you of Aspen! We adopted him beginning of June, this is him now. He loves his garden area and his favorite food is blueberries. He has 7 ladies to keep him

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George

Hi I got my 2nd rescue cat from here last Jan 7th.his name was Mitten. He spent the first 2 weeks under my bed…food and water on one side of my bed. Litter box on the other side. We changed

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Ozzy

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We adopted the best dog from UPAWS in 2021, Ozzy the Great Pyrenees. I had been meaning to write UPAWS with an update for awhile now but am finally getting around to it. We had the pleasure of chatting with

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We are Hiring!

UPAWS is now hiring for an experienced Shelter Manager who has a passion for creating a safe and caring environment for the animals and staff. This is a full-time position and will require some weekend or evening shifts. If you

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Owen

Greetings from Owen’s family!

It has officially been a month since Owen allowed us to be graced by his presence and he has been an incredible addition to our family. He learns new things every day as we keep up on

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Eloise

I’m absolutely smitten with this beautiful girl. I renamed her Eloise and she is the most friendly reptile I have ever owned . She quickly explored her entire enclosure and even ate some meal worms after only a few hours of

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