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My name is Chief!

American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Negaunee, Michigan - Chief
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I'm being cared for by:
Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

Facts about Chief

  • Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
  • Color: Brindle
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Unknown
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10696599

'Upper Peninsula Animal Wefare Shelter'

(formerly Marquette County Humane Society)



Meet our newest office doggy commander-in-“Chief”. We recognized that Chief is a people “person” more than a dog “person”, so we’ve given him a very important task away from the kennels during his stay at UPAWS… He is now in charge of brining smiles to our office staff and greeting visitors with gusto. If you step past our office door your sure to be met with his wide, silly, smile and a very happy tail wag. If your lucky you might even be gifted a toy to toss around with him too!

Chief has shown us that he is a polite boy and while he is in the office he settles very well and enjoys snoozing on a nice soft bed while all of his people pals work. The best part of having Chief share our office is that he knows when to recognize that it is time for a break! He will happily bring over a toy, or a tug rope, for a quick game to keep your spirits up. After playing for a couple of minutes, he is happy to settle down again.

We love this boy and we are sure that you will too! Chief wants to be an only furchild, but he may enjoy sharing his home with older respectful children (because of his exuberance for play- he may be too much for very young children). If you have questions about Chief, or if you think he may be a great addition to your family, please call our staff at 906-475-6661.

Adoption Sponsorship from Tinos Bar and Pizza of Negaunee. Also from Michael Zakosek. FEE-WAIVED rate.


WEBSITE: www.upaws.org



About Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

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
Adoption Fees
Dog/puppy.........$115.00
Cat/kitten........$110.00
Rabbit............$ 25.00
Guinea Pig........$ 25.00
Cockatiel.........$ 50.00
Parakeet..........$ 25.00
Gerbil............$ 10.00
Hamster...........$ 10.00
Mouse.............$ 10.00
Finch.............$ 12.50
Ferret............$ 80.00

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 Matchâ„¢ that will help make the adoption process quicker and more enjoyable.

Read more about Meet Your Matchâ„¢ 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!