The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, is an independent, non-profit, community-supported, open admission animal welfare organization. Our mission is to:
1) Aid in the sheltering & adoption of animals
2) Promote responsible pet ownership
3) Actively educate & promote the importance of spaying & neutering to help alleviate pet over population
4) Assist in strengthening the human-animal relationship
UPAWS is dedicated to educating & working with county-wide agencies concerning the welfare of animals.