Alger County Animal Shelter lease expires December 31st  

Developing now. Alger County residents are worried about the future of their Animal Shelter. Now that its lease is set to expire.  The lease for the property the Alger County Animal Shelter Sits on is already on a one-year extension. That extension is set to expire at the end of the month and another extension wasn’t […]

Free pet adoptions during UPAWS’ Bring Home Happiness event

SANDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZMQ) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter is hosting a free pet adoption event September 16-19. The Bring Home Happiness event is a partnership between UPAWS and the Best Friends Animal Society. The national adoption event brings together animal welfare organizations across the country with the goal of saving more animals’ […]

UPAWS Strut Your Mutt announces new date, new location

SANDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter’s annual Strut Your Mutt dog walk fundraiser will be held Saturday October 1st, at Jackson Mine Park, Negaunee, MI. Registration begins at 10 a.m., with the walk at 11 a.m. There will be refreshments for people and pets, pet vendors, dog contests, and prizes for […]