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No-Kill Animal Shelter

is located at 125 Cattail Avenue, Marathon, adjacent to Highway 29 and 152nd Avenue, just 1 mile east of Marathon City.  

Monday & Friday 10-6
Tuesday & Thursday 10-8

Saturday & Sunday 11-3
Closed Wednesday

Please call ahead to make sure we

have a volunteer available.

Phone 715-443-6699

Check out the photos of the animals waiting for new homes or stop in and meet them in person.

To view all our pets available for adoption select, MORE FEATURED PETS, at the bottom of this page.

125 Cattail Ave.
Marathon, WI 54448
E-mail -
Phone - 715-443-6699
Fax - 715-443-66


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2015 Adoptions

99 Dogs (65 rescues)

22 Cats

4 Rabbits

1 Mouse

3 Guinea Pigs

1 Rat

130 Total Animals found their New Life last year!




We are pleased to announce that New Life Pet Adoption Center has become eligible to receive donations through Thrivent Financial’s Thrivent Choice® program.

If you are an eligible member, please consider us when directing Choice Dollars.

We will provide you with updates in the coming weeks.
To learn more about Thrivent Choice, visit Or call Thrivent
at 800-847-4836, and say “Thrivent Choice” when prompted.






New Life is operated entirely by volunteers, we have no paid employees!

Thank you volunteers for all you do!






Coming from the East, Wausau, WI

Travel Hwy 29 West

Exit Hwy O North

Turn Right onto Hwy O

Turn Left onto Cut Rock Rd.

At Stop sign, turn right onto N. 120th Ave.

At Stop sign, turn left onto Highland Dr.

Turn left onto 152nd Ave.

Turn right onto Cattail Ave.




Coming from Wausau

Travel west on Hwy 29, go past facility.

Take Exit to Hwy 107.

Turn right on Hwy 107.

Turn right on Highland Dr.  

Turn Right on 152nd Ave.  Turn right to Cattail Avenue.





Coming from West, Abbotsford, WI 

Travel East on Hwy 29,

Take Exit to Hwy 107.

Turn left on Hwy 107

Turn right on Highland Dr.

Turn right on 152nd Ave.  Follow right to Cattail Ave








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Click MORE FEATURED PETS at the bottom of this page to view all pets available for adoption.  

 Adoption Application can be found under our Documents section at the top left on our home page.   Please print the form and once completed mail it to us.  The ASPCA Meet Your Match survey form is also needed for adoption processing.

Surrender Donations vary upon if the animal is neutered or spayed.  For more information on how to surrender your animal, please call the shelter.

If you are looking for a specific pet, we do keep a waiting list at the shelter.  Please contact us if you would like to be added to the list, and we will call you if that type of pet becomes available for adoption. 

Adoption Fee information can be found under our About Us section at the top left on our home page.





Featured Pets to Adopt
Domestic Medium Hair - gray
Name: Daxie
Size: Small
Age: Adult
Gender: Female
Daxie is looking for a Sponsor.

Domestic Short Hair - black and white
Name: Flash
Size: Small
Age: Adult
Gender: Male
Flash is looking for a Sponsor.

Domestic Short Hair - black and white
Name: Simon
Size: Small
Age: Young
Gender: Male
Simon is looking for a Sponsor.

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