UPAWS Board Members and Committee Volunteers Needed!

Are you
passionate about animals? Are you looking for an extraordinary opportunity?
Serving on the UPAWS Board of Directors may be the perfect opportunity for you!
There are many ways to volunteer and support the UPAWS mission.

Board of Directors: Board members serve

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Appointment Process

UPAWS is open for all services and meets & greets/ adoptions by appointment. 

Interested in meeting available pets? You will be able to self-schedule an appointment and select from available slots. During your appointment visit, a staff member will assist

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Community Support

UPAWS BENEFITS FROM UP200 DRYLAND DASH

DECEMBER 21, 2021

For each entry in the UP200 Dryland Dash a $1 donation is set aside for the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter (UPAWS). It took a little longer than anticipated to get the check from our

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Our Youth Care!

North Star Montessori Academy students had a HUGE Wish List donation drive for UPAWS! WOW!! They went above and beyond! Thank you!

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Amy Jo Klas North Star Montessori Academy Teacher and her Kindergarten/1st grade recently did a nice thing for adopters. The

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Our Community Cares

The St. Michael Parish Teen Group and others in the parish community, recently raised $428 to support the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter. The donations from their October Blessing of the Pets offerings and homemade puppy treats sale allowed this

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UPAWS 2022 Holiday Store & Lights of Love

The UPAWS Holiday Store is opening on Thursday, November 10th, at the Westwood Mall in Marquette, and we have friendly volunteers on hand to help you with your holiday shopping. We have many excellent UPAWS logo items for all the

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Our Community Cares

The Superior Oasis – Comfort Suites, Days Inn & My Place (all located in Marquette), help a fundraiser for UPAWS. $134.42, and wish list items were collected for the shelter pets! Thank you, everyone!

Photo (left to right): Ryan (UPAWS supervisor),

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Tadych’s Econo Receipts help UPAWS!

Shelter supporters have been saving their Econo receipts for UPAWS for months, and we turned them in recently to receive a check for $3,775.47!

UPAWS has been participating in the Tadychs “We Share” program for many years & it has

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Celebrate! October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

Nothing says “welcome home” like a wagging tail and a pair of warm brown eyes! This October, ‘Make your house a home…adopt a shelter dog!

Adopt a dog from UPAWS during the month of October and you will be entered into

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Strut Your Mutt 2021 Update

We truly could not have asked for a better day to be back in person for Strut Your Mutt! It was a great day of walking, activities, fun, contests, and support for UPAWS and all of the animals that

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