Great River Rescue


Phone: (218) 751-7910

Located in Bemidji, MN

Since inception in 1977, Great River Rescue has helped over 10,000 animals with a second chance at life. Great River is very proud of these and other efforts that have made their dream a reality and allows them to provide high quality service for more than 300 animals per year. Great River Rescue is proud to be one of the few “No – Kill” shelters in the United States, which means that animals are euthanized only when they are considered unadoptable -- when the animal exhibits aggressive or biting behavior, health issues involving animal suffering, or when the cost to maintain health would interfere with the organization’s ability to help more animals.