Welcome to the MARL Campus!


ENTRANCE A: 325 MLK Jr. Blvd N., Pontiac, MI 48342
Enter here for animal adoptions, volunteering, tours, or meetings with MARL team members.

ENRANCE C: 790 Featherstone, Pontiac, MI 48342
Enter here for animal surrenders and intake, to drop off donations, or to receive community outreach. You may need to ring the doorbell for assistance.

Mailing Address: 790 Featherstone, Pontiac, MI 48342

Visiting Hours

All animal visits and adoptions are by appointment. If you are interested in adopting an animal, we ask that you start by completing an online adoption application –

Once your application is received, a member of our team will contact you with additional questions, to schedule an appointment for visitation, or to notify you of any changes to the animal’s availability. Visitation appointments can be made for any day of the week between the hours of 9:00am and 7:00pm.

Office Hours
Monday – Closed

Tuesday – 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Wednesday – 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Thursday – 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Friday – 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Saturday – 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Sunday – Closed

Phone: (248) 335-9290
Fax: (248) 335-0261

Intake Hours
Animal intakes are by appointment. If you are unable to keep your pet and would like to discuss your options, please call our front desk at 248-335-9290 during office hours. Intake appointments can be made for any day of the week between the hours of 9:00am and 7:00pm.

Partnering Adoption Location
MARL houses a number of adoptable cats and kittens at the following location:

PetSmart | 17677 Haggerty Rd, Northville, MI 48168
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7:00 am – 9:00 pm & Sunday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Email Contacts

General inquiries –
Adoptions and questions about adopting –
Volunteer applications and questions about volunteering –
Questions about events and fundraisers –
Questions about the website –

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