Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

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Contact Us / Location

We are available 7 days a week, from noon to 4 pm.

Closed on major Holidays

Phone: (906) 475-6661
Fax: (906)475-6669

815 South State Hwy. M553
Gwinn, MI 49841

815 South State Hwy. M553, Gwinn, MI 49841


Email us at one of the following options:

General Mailbox:  info@upaws.org

Questions about surrendering or adopting a pet, stray animals, or other animal questions (front desk):  supervisors@upaws.org

To submit “Happy Tails”:  happytails@upaws.org

Looking to volunteer?  volunteer@upaws.org

Questions and comments for the board of directors:  president@upaws.org

Inquiries about doing a fundraiser for UPAWS:  fundraising@upaws.org

Interested in becoming a board member?  boarddev@upaws.org

Inquiries about Paws Park membership, park usage, required vaccinations for your dog, complaints, etc.:  dogpark@upaws.org

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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