2022 UPAWS Rescue Raffle is Underway in Marquette County.

It’s a Competition between bars and breweries to raise money for the UPAWS. Eight local bars and breweries are all selling Rescue Raffle tickets in a friendly competition to sell the most tickets. Stop in at any of the participating locations to pick up your chance to win $1000, $500, $100, or $50. The winner […]

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 […]