This gentle and lovable dog could be the perfect addition to your family.  Here's more info on Marley.  Katie Timber, the Executive Director of the SPCA of Southwest Michigan had this to say about this adorable doggie,

Marley 2 years old. 51lbs. Marley is a gentle guy. Likes to go on relaxing walks. He knows how to sit and listens well to his walker.

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  • Name: Marley
  • Breed: Mixed
  • Current Location: SPCA of Southwest Michigan
  • Adoption Fee: $250.00
  • Age: 2 years and 1 month
  • Gender: Male
  • Size: Large
  • Weight: 51.3 pounds
  • Up to Date on Shots?: Yes
  • Spayed or Neutered?: Yes

Click here to get more info on Marley.

SPCA of Southwest Michigan

  • Address: 6955 W Kl Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
  • Phone Number: 269-344-1474
  • Email:
  • Website:
  • Hours: Monday - Friday from 11 AM to 7 PM and Saturday from 11 AM to 4 PM.
  • For dogs available for adoption: click here.
  • For cats available for adoption: click here.

If you're not in a place where you can adopt of foster, there are other ways you can help the SPCA of Southwest Michigan.  Your donations provide these deserving dogs and cats with the food and medical treatment they badly need.  You can click here to donate.  You can also help by volunteering.  Click here for info.


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