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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Share Your Love Story

Petco Love Stories

Now – September 20, 2021

Has your UPAWS adopted pet changed your life? We want to know how! 

Petco Love, in partnership with BOBS from Skechers,
is celebrating the love we share for our adopted pets! Share your Love Story
for a

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Tee Up 4 Tails 2021 Update!

Our 24th annual “Tee Up 4 Tails” golf outing on Friday, July 16th, was a huge success & saw 27 teams sign up to play to help our shelter. The day was sunny & all of our golfers had fun trying

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2021 Rummage Sale

Residents are invited to donate items for the sales as well as to purchase items. Collections days and Sale days are listed below.

COLLECTION TIMES:August 4th Wed. from 5 pm to 7 pmAugust 7th Sat. from 11 am to 1

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Reopening Plans June 2021

UPAWS Reopening Announcement June 1st:

• June 1st UPAWS will be opening daily from 12 pm – 4 pm to the public.

• First and most importantly, if you exhibit any symptoms of Covid 19, please do

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Redeeming your Pet from UPAWS

Did you find your lost pet at UPAWS? Contact UPAWS at 906-475-6661 (leave a message).

You must be 18 years old
to claim a pet from the shelter. It is for the owner and the pet’s
protection that we cannot release any pet

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Chip Chip Hooray!

Discounted Microchipping in March at UPAWS

Do you want to make sure that your furry friend is always by your side and can be reunited with you no matter what? Then make an appointment at UPAWS to get your pet microchipped!

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Take our Survey!

We hope you have been enjoying the READ with UPAWS Virtual Storytime program. Do you have 30 seconds to take our survey? We would love to hear from you! Thank you!

SURVEY LINK: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/T25PL26

Read with UPAWS Playlist: https://www.facebook.com/watch/180470615320522/795065174637490/

Read with UPAWS email

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UPAWS Receives MDARD Grant 2020

GWINN — The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter is one of 23 recipients of a 2020 Animal Welfare Fund grant.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development – or MDARD – announced the shelter will receive $4,584. This will support

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