Category: News


New Name Revealed!

Great River Rescue Introduced to the Public Bemidji Animal Shelter Formerly Known as Great River Rescue Last night, the new name “Great River Rescue” was introduced to the public.  The announcement was made by...


Bemidji Bonds Highlights the Mod Squad

The Bemidji Pioneer and Bemidji Bonds Highlight the work of the Mod Squad For over a year now, Great River Rescue has been conducting a volunteer driven dog behavior modification and training program called...


Special Membership Meeting

Notice of Special Membership Meeting The Board of Directors has called a special meeting of the members of Great River Rescue for the purpose of selecting a new name for the organization.  The Board...


9 Lives Cat Adoption Special

9 Lives for $9 August 1 – August 29 $9 ADOPTION FEE ON SELECT CATS Beginning Saturday, August 1st, all cats 9 months old or greater will be available for adoption for just $9! ...


BHS Receives ASPCA Grant

Great River Rescue Receives ASPCA Grant $4,000 Grant will be used for enhanced shelter software and preventative care medicines    Bemidji, MN — Great River Rescue today announced having received a $4,000 grant from...


Walk for Animals/Bark for Life 2015

Walk for Animals/Bark for Life 2015 Many thanks to everyone who participated and helped make the Walk for Animals/Bark for Life possible.  The event was held on Sunday, June 14th at Diamond Point Park....


Great River Rescue Receives Inheritance Donation

Great River Rescue Receives Inheritance Donation Recently, Great River Rescue was blessed to receive an inheritance from Richard Kohler, a lifetime member of the organization.  His donation will make a profound difference in the...


Fusion Fundraiser a Big Success!

Bemidji Fusion hosts fundraiser for Great River Rescue On Saturday, May 30th, Bemidji Fusion of Bemidji hosted a fundraising event to benefit Great River Rescue.  Proceeds from the sale of every shake that morning...


Furr Bowl 2015

 Furr Bowl 2015 Thank you to everyone who took part in our Furr Bowl fundraiser this year.  We hope you had a great time.  Please enjoy these photos from the event.    


BHS Releases Two Important Reports

Great River Rescue Releases 2014 Annual Report and New Strategic Plan Great River Rescue recently released it’s 2014 annual report.  The report summarizes accomplishments from the previous year and outlines plans for the future....