Meet Mel This gorgeous girl is just about perfect. She was recently surrendered when her owner wasn't able to keep her. She is a dream and ready to find her forever home. Mel is just 3.2 years old. She is a Boxer/shepherd mix. She has been loved for her whole life. Mel loves people. She is friendly and affectionate. Mel also loves dogs and cats. She has lived in a house her whole life. Her manners are lovely. She is house-trained and crate trained. She loves walking and walks well on the leash. Mel loves playing ball and loves her stuffed toys. She has been so sweet, if a little confused, since arriving. This beautiful girl doesn't belong in a shelter and is ready to go home. If you're looking for a terrific young dog to welcome to your heart and home, Mel may be the one. She is a gem. If interested in Mel, please submit an application online at: https://www.charlessmithgallhumanesociety.org/page/dog-adoption-application Once an application is submitted online, you will receive an email saying your application has been successfully submitted. If you don't receive this email within 24 hours, please check to make sure all application fields were completed or please call our shelter at 706-865-4135. All adopters must complete an approval process which involves a reference check with current/recent vet and a brief home visit if located in the immediate area. We do permit out of state adoptions. Adopters MUST come to the shelter to transport their new family member home. We do not ship nor do we transport them to their new homes. Adoption policies and application procedures are detailed at the shelter website: http://smithgallhumanesociety.org/ under tab All Adoptable Animals. Charles Smithgall Humane Society (CSHS) is a No kill shelter. Animals in our care remain safe with us until adopted. Resident animals are primarily owner relinquished and also accepted from local Animal Control. The facility usually is operating at capacity with a list of animals waiting for space to open. Adoptions and meet and greets are being scheduled by appointment only. Please email us or complete an application and someone will be in touch just as soon as they can. Location: 4823 Helen Hwy., Sautee, GA 30571, Phone: 706-865-4135 Email: [email protected] Our shelter in Sautee GA is located about 3 miles south of the alpine town of Helen in northeast GA.