Melanie is an 18-year-old high school senior from
. Chanhassen, MN
She has been an animal lover her whole life and is especially fond of dogs,
cats and horses. She enjoys working with animals and is a kennel
attendant ata veterinary clinic. She aspires to be a companion animal
veterinarian and plans to major in animal science in college. There
is a special place in her heart for shelter dogs and cats and she loves
volunteering at a local animal shelter. She also enjoys canicross
hiking with her Siberian Husky,Annie, cross country running,
and spending time outdoors.
Melanie has been assisting with kennel duties at Points Unknown
kennel for over three years and ran her first team of sled dogs
last season. She loves photography and many of her photos have
appeared on the Points Unknown website, blog and recently, one was
printed as a postcard.