Yappy Hour

Grab your furry sidekicks and join us online for this one-of-a-kind pet party! MARL is kicking off its first-ever virtual “Yappy Week” by celebrating the shelter super heroes that make MARL a different breed of shelter. Heroes and sidekicks alike will enjoy behind-the-scenes photos and videos from life at MARL, exclusive videos including a tour of MARL’s new facility, and a chance to have YOUR pet featured supporting their furry friends in the shelter.

Be part of the action by visiting yappyweek.org

Complete your super hero training with these opportunities:

Get Your Ticket    Order a Luminary    Join Team Cat

Sponsorship Opportunities    Donate Now

Virtual tickets unlock exclusive Yappy Week perks, including:

Exciting videos you won’t want to miss!
– A 10% discount at the MARL Shop, including limited-edition Yappy Week gear
– Your pet featured on the Guest List photo gallery during Yappy Week

An Extra Special Thank You to our
2020 Super Hero Sponsors:

Gold Grand Champion
In Memory of Sam from Ralph & Ruby

Best in Show
Karmanos Cancer Institute and McLaren Health Care

Top Dog
Patrick & Laura Fenton

Loyal Friend
John M. Bashur in Memory of Peggy Bashur
Sandy & Keith Kondos
Christine & David Provost
Lisa & Scott Wasserman
Wright-Hurley Family

Best Buddy
A. Alfred Taubman Foundation
Comerica Bank
Law Offices of Barry L. Howard, P.C.
Tim & Susan Lucken
Christine & Carlos Mazzorin
Dennis & Tina Mirku
Becky & Gary Sakwa
Kimberly & Kenneth Whipple

Good Dog
Animal Emergency Center
Betsy Barnes in memory of Stuart Little
Jim & Carolyn Bellinson
Jim & Janet Blanchard
Beth & Jeff Davidson
Winston & Winifred Duncan
Nancy & Jim Grosfeld
Rodney Hagenbuch
Terry Kinchsular & Rick Hamann
LoVasco Consulting Group
Pawsitive Steps Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Prestige Entertainment
Sigma Investment Counselors
Still on Main
Tama, Budaj & Raab, P.C. CPAs
Ann Wiacek
MJ & Jay Wright

Party Animal
Jody & Gary Astrein
Thomas Baumgarten
Bob & Andi Beagle
In Loving Memory of Joan & Myron Benner
Mary J. Brauer
Sally J. Brauer
The Cavellier Family
East Street Pilates
Edward A Eickhoff & Michael Hisala
Jennifer Falcinelli
Harold G. Schaevitz Industries
Lynette Nixon
Rick & Patti Phillips
Joe & Mary Ann Troy

Special Thanks to our MARL Friends
Union AdWorks



*Beth Davidson
*Laura Fenton

Canine Co-Chairs
Connor Davidson
Hank Fenton

Honorary Co-Chairs
*Cindy & Hon. Barry Howard
Cara & Brian Krupa


*Jody & Gary Astrein
Betsy Barnes
Tracie Berry
Hon. Jim & Janet Blanchard
*Ralph Caplan
Jennifer Falcinelli
Beth Hall
*Jenny Heinrich
Connie Hogan
*Daniel Kelly
Deanna Malczewski
Lois Paquin
Molly & Brady Phillips
Stacey Walker
Lisa Wasserman
*Kimberly & Kenneth Whipple
Ann Wiacek
Lauren Willette Strzempek
*Robin Wright
Lori Yankel

*2020 Board of Directors



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