Welcome

Our Mission:

Great River Rescue transitions dogs and cats to loving homes, serves as a community resource, and advocates for kind, responsible pet care.

Our Vision:

Great River Rescue envisions a society of responsible animal guardians in which every animal is treated with respect and care.

Our Values:
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.

 

Shelter Hours:

Sunday – CLOSED*

Monday – CLOSED*

Tuesday – 12:30-5:30pm

Wednesday – 12:30-5:30pm

Thursday – 12:30-5:30pm

Friday – 12:30-5:30pm

Saturday – 12:30-4:30pm

*except for special events

 

We are located at 1612 Carr Lake Road SE in Bemidji, MN 56601

218-751-7910

 

We are now open by Appointment Only. Schedule an appointment to visit us below!

Schedule an Appointment

See our current COVID-19 Response Procedures: Click Here

See our COVID-19 Preparedness Plan: Click Here

 

Great River Rescue is remodeling! See our video below for more details.

Donate to our Remodel Campaign – Click Here

Current Photos of our Shelter:

Contact Us:

Director: director@greatriverrescue.com
General Information: info@greatriverrescue.com
Adoption Information: adoptions@greatriverrescue.com
Intake Questions & Kennel Coordinator: intake@greatriverrescue.com
Happy Tails (submit your adoption stories): happytails@greatriverrescue.com
MOD Squad Volunteer Questions: modsquad@greatriverrescue.com
Foster Care Coordinator: fostercare@greatriverrescue.com

 

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