We are open by Appointment Only:
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Mission: Great River Rescue transitions dogs and cats to loving homes, serves as a community resource, and advocates for kind, responsible pet care.
Vision: Great River Rescue envisions a society of responsible animal guardians in which every animal is treated with respect and care.
Care, compassion and empathy for animals and people.
Accountability to high standards of professional and ethical behavior.
Respect and kindness with every decision and interaction.
Tuesday – Friday 12:30 pm-5:30 pm
Saturdays 12:30 – 4:30
Sunday & Monday
(except for special events)
Great River Rescue (218) 751-7910
Great River Rescue
1612 Carr Lake Rd SE
Bemidji, MN 56601
General information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Adoption information: email@example.com
Intake questions and kennel coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Happy Tails (submit your adoption stories): email@example.com
Modsquad questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Foster Care Coordinator: email@example.com
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