Great River Rescue transitions dogs and cats to loving homes, serves as a community resource, and advocates for kind, responsible pet care.
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.
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
We are now open by Appointment Only. Schedule an appointment to visit us below!
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:
General Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Adoption Information: email@example.com
Intake Questions & Kennel Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Happy Tails (submit your adoption stories): email@example.com
MOD Squad Volunteer Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Foster Care Coordinator: email@example.com
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