Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

Great Friends Found Here. Visit UPAWS

Construction Progress

UPAWS was excited to break ground on our new shelter in August 2017.  Because we couldn’t do this without our friends and neighbors, we want to keep you up-to-date on our construction!  Check back for new pictures!


WELCOME TO OUR NEW HOME.  Stop by and visit us at:

815 S. State Hwy 553, Gwinn, MI 49841

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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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