About Our Shelter...
The UPAWS formerly the Marquette County Humane Society is a local nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to taking care of the homeless, unwanted, abandoned and abused domestic animals here in this community. UPAWS works very hard to save homeless domestic animals lives and give them every chance at finding new loving homes. However we can't do it without you! We need your support! Your support will go right to work making a positive difference in the lives of homeless domestic animals in our care.
There are things that you can do to make a difference in a homeless pets life. Call us at 475-6661 for more information or on how you can help! Thank You.
Come Meet Our Pets...
Come Visit Us!
UPAWS is located approximately one mile off US-41 at 84 Snowfield Road in Negaunee Township just east of the TV-6 station. (Behind the old Airport.)
We are open to the public every day from Noon - 4pm Other times are available by appointment to admit or claim pets.
Our Adoption Process...
Adopting a friend
Guinea Pig........$ 25.00
The adoption fees include the spaying or neutering of the animal, a distemper vaccination, a rabies vaccination, a fecal sample check for parasites, and a flea bath and a health check.
We're excited to announce the introduction of a new adoption program called Meet Your Match™ that will help make the adoption process quicker and more enjoyable.
Read more about Meet Your Match™ and more about MCHS on our website www.upaws.org .
Adopt A Pet From the Shelter and You Get...
~Lifetime access to the shelter as a resource for information and suggestions for pet care.
~A pet that has already received spay or neuter surgery, a rabies vaccination (or a certificate that entitles you to a vaccination when your pet reaches the appropriate age), the first of a series of vaccines, a check for internal parasites and a free ID tag all at a significant savings.
~A pet who has been socialized and introduced to basic training.
~A subscription to the MCHS newsletter that includes tips on pet care and upcoming events.
~A sense of satisfaction knowing you have become a part of the solution to the pet overpopulation problem.
Thank you for considering adoption!