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Meet Melanie

Hi, I'm Melanie. Do you like my photo? I've just been washed. Everyone describes me as a delightful humorous friendly type of gal. I was found out partying and couldn't find my way home so I was grounded at the local Pound for 2 weeks until my current Rescue Group rescued me. I did have a microchip but the details were out of date.

However, I am looking forward to the next adventure in my life. I guess I should settle down now that I'm middle-aged, however, I'm still agile, walk well on the lead, toilet-trained, like to play fetch, don't mind a bath and flirt with resident dogs. I love meeting new people and dogs.

My Vet visit revealed that my teeth are only okay but will need addressing. I do have some lumps and bumps which come with
my past life as a breeding mum. Surgery is scheduled mid May.

I am best suited to a family with lots of visitors people who would like to throw my toys and balls and let me retrieve them for you. I am a little picky with food, however my favourite at he moment is roast chicken with steamed vegetables, raw steak and raw chicken necks. I do have some bones protruding so I will have to stay in care until my curves have better coverage.

In the meantime, enjoy my pictures and if you're good at selling yourself, why not send an expression of interest to my Foster Carer by e-mail so she can ponder through and pick the perfect match for me.

Please note I am not available yet, pending Vet outcome. I should be available for adoption towards the end of May. Bye for now.

Melanie has been in foster care since 02 May 2021, for 1 weeks

  • Maltese
  • female
  • 9 years
  • White
  • Small
  • $495
  • Sutherland
  • 02 May 2021

Would you like to adopt Melanie?

NSW Rehoming Organisation Number: R251000023

To find out more information about Melanie, or to organise to see her, please contact her foster carer above. Alternatively use our contact form

Our animals are rescued from various pounds and shelters and placed in Foster Care until a permanent home can be found. Our Foster Carers are located throughout Sydney, Australia.


Animals in our Care

These animals have been rescued from various pounds and shelters by volunteer Foster Carers who provide the animal with a safe haven until they can be permanently rehomed. They are located throughout Sydney, Australia.

Please note that descriptions of breed, age and size are given in good faith and are based on assessment of the animal's features, together with veterinary opinion. We cannot guarantee the age and breed of any animal listed.

All dogs and cats listed come desexed, vaccinated, wormed, microchipped and heartworm tested.

Also have a look at our Dogs in Care pages for more dogs available for adoption.

Last updated: 09 May 2021