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In shelter Dog

Sautee Nacoochee, GA, 30571
Pet name:
Pit Bull Terrier
Gray / Blue / Silver
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Meet Woodrow
Sometimes we just have to shake our heads and get it together for the dog’s sake. You see, this beautiful boy’s previous owner just walked away from him and never looked backed. Woodrow was found in an empty apartment after his owner moved out. He’d been without food, water, fresh air and no way out for who knows how long. Eventually, Woodrow was found by someone who works at the apartment complex. When Woodrow’s finder tried to keep him he was told no way by apartment management. Luckily, Woodrow’s hero asked us for help and we gladly took him in on June 8, 2019.  As of this date, he has spent over two years in our shelter, which breaks our hearts.
Woodrow is a wonderful dog. He’s nothing but silly and sweet. He is currently almost 5 years old and weighs 65 lbs. Our best guess is that Woodrow is an American Pitbull terrier mix. He has beautiful markings and a sleek physique. He loves every person he meets, but he does not like other dogs and cats so would be best as an only pet. Woodrow is showing himself to be a big love bug. He is an active dog and would do great with a family or person that makes him part of their activities. He walks well on a leash and is housetrained. We’re saddened that he could be so cruelly abandoned, but heartened that he is now safe and being loved on by shelter staff and volunteers. In a few short days, he’s become a shelter favorite.
Woodrow has been fully vetted, neutered and microchipped. If you’re looking for a gentle (and fun) giant to make part of your family, come meet Woodrow. He’s that special kind of dog that will love to be your forever companion.
Call 706-865-4135 for information on additional health services provided as part of the adoption fee. If you can offer a safe indoor home to our puppy/dog, submit an application online
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: 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.
Our shelter is  closed to the general public as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. However, for approved adopters we are making appointments to meet and adopt your fur baby. 
Location: 4823 Helen Hwy. 75N, Sautee, GA 30571, Phone: 706-865-4135
Our shelter in Sautee GA is located about 3 miles south of the alpine town of Helen in northeast GA.n of Helen in northeast GA.
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