Description: Mellie has short white fur, with some black spots thrown in for good measure, a chestnut brown mask, and spotted chestnut & white ears.
Personality: Mellie has a very waggy tail and a great smile! Since she came to us with day-old puppies, Mellie has been sweet in all her interactions. She enjoys playing with other gentle dogs. She sits when asked, rarely barks and is a good listener. She is timid when she meets new people and at this point she is still making progress but doesn't feel able to go out for walks on a leash.
She would enjoy a calm home without children, with another gentle but playful dog and a good-size securely fenced yard. She loves to bask in the sun and is a great escort when you are cutting the grass! We are looking for someone who is sympathetic to the needs of this sweet but shy little dog and would be happy with her even if she doesn't become more courageous. The best home for Mellie would be a quiet one, with few visitors, where she can curl up next to you on the couch and be eternally grateful that she has someone to love and to love her.
Animal History: Mellie was found as a stray with her puppies in someone's backyard. She had been seen running around the neighborhood and was thought to be abandoned.
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