Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

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Become a Board Member

Are you enthusiastic, dedicated, and have a passion for animal welfare? Do you want to make a difference in your community?

We are looking for individuals who are willing and able to move UPAWS to the next level by joining our Board of Directors. Becoming a board member will enrich your life and have an impact on the lives of our shelter pets. If you have the time and talents to contribute to UPAWS we hope you will consider a board member position.

Contact boarddev@upaws.org for more information.

Download the board application: UPAWS Board Application



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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