Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

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Sponsor Animal Care

Our care sponsors give a gift to help care for the animals during their stay at UPAWS. In appreciation we list our monthly animal care sponsors name near the dog and cat villages.


Sponsor Animal Adoption

Our adoption sponsors give a gift to help place an animal into a new home by partially or fully offsetting the adoption cost for the new would-be pet parents.


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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