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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.  

Open Hours Subject to Volunteer Availability:
Tuesday & Thursday & Friday 12-6

Saturday & Sunday 11-3
Closed Monday & Wednesday

By appointment, please call ahead.

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 - 715-443-6690




Thank you to all who came out to support our 15th Annual Raffle and to the Marathon City Sports Center for hosting another fantastic event!

    Winners were:

       Cash Raffle                                   Prize Raffle

        1st Prize - Brad Miller                  Fishing Package - Karin Dodson

        2nd Prize - Eileen Guthrie           Cleaning Frenzy - Allen Wichlacz

        3rd Prize - Patty Schwede           Kayak - Wade Tasche

        4th Prize - Grant Smart                Petrageous - Ranae Juedes

        5th Prize - Lawrence Piper          Technology Fun - Lisa Wichlacz

                                                             Tool-tastic - Tim Holton

        Our 50/50 winner was Mike Hamilton





2018 Adoption Statistics

77 Dogs

26 Cats

5 Guinea Pigs         


    112 Total Animals found their New Life!   

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Congratulations to our volunteers who participated in the

2017 United Way RSVP program!

Silver Level  (250-499 hours) - Virginia Brula and Tim Collman

Gold Level (500 or more hours) - Terry Carroll and Pam Holton

Pam Holton has volunteered 4,023 hours with New Life!



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.





Coming from the East, Wausau, WI

Travel Hwy 29 West

Exit Hwy 107 North, turn right

 Turn right onto Highland Dr.

Turn right onto N 152nd Ave.

Turn right onto Cattail Ave.



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
Dilute Calico
Name: Heidi
Size: Small
Age: Senior
Gender: Female
Heidi is looking for a Sponsor.

Domestic Short Hair - black
Name: Norman
Size: Small
Age: Adult
Gender: Male
Norman 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.

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