Category: News


Shelter Store

Great River Rescue Now Selling Pet Products Great River Rescue now offers many useful pet products for sale right at the shelter.  Revenues from the sale of products will go directly to benefit the...


Thank you for Supporting Us!

Thank you to everyone who supported Great River Rescue in 2014.  We couldn’t continue to do this work without you! Thank you letter


Great River Rescue joins the Million Cat Challenge!

Great River Rescue Pledges to Help Save One Million cats Bemidji Shelter Partners with University Shelter Medicine Programs in Million Cat Challenge Bemidji, Minnesota.  December 15, 2014 – Great River Rescue is joining animal...


City of Bemidji to Partner with Great River Rescue

Executive Director Brandon Mustful and Board Members of Great River Rescue met with the city of Bemidji’s Public Affairs Committee to discuss partnering opportunities.  Great River Rescue is committed to smoothing out its relationship...


Give to the Max Day Success!

Supporters contribute nearly $6,000 for Give to the Max Day Fundraiser The annual Give to the Max Day in Minnesota was held on Thursday, November 13 this year.  Thousands of nonprofits across the state...


Lakeland News Highlights Mod Squad Program

Lakeland News recently highlighted the Mod Squad™ Program at Great River Rescue in their Community Spotlight segment.  The Mod Squad™ is a volunteer-driven dog behavior modification and training program.  It is the first of its...


Dr. Tyberg makes donation

          Dr. Seth Tyberg of Spinal Health Professionals made a substantial donation of $2,100 to Great River Rescue recently.  Dr. Tyberg raised this money throughout the summer with the intent...


Fall Harvest Dinner 2014 – Photos

Great River Rescue held its annual Fall Harvest Dinner on Sunday, October 12th at the Bemidji Eagles Club.  It was a fun evening and a lot of money was raised to help shelter pets....


Emergency Medical Help Needed!

Great River Rescue is currently facing two medical emergencies.  First, Camilla, a 5 month old Pit Bull puppy has broken her leg in two places while in foster care.  The cost for orthopedic surgery...

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