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UPDATE: Luke Bryan Adopts Senior Shelter Dog

UPDATE:

We are so sad to have heard the news, but Poochie, the dog that was recently rescued by Luke Bryan and family has taken his final walk across the Rainbow Bridge. His final days were spent on the Bryan’s farm. No doubt enjoying the love of family and exploring the Bryan’s farm. Luke’s wife, Caroline, posted the sad news on Instagram this morning. We imagine Poochie enjoyed some of the happiest days of his life, and we’re so thankful for all those who open their arms to all dogs, giving them a loving, forever home.

 

My heart is sad but full to post this..our sweet Prince Poochie has passed away. He lived 18 years and was loved by so many people. My kids especially loved to hear him snore when he slept! -Caroline Bryan

 

Seniors have it hard in shelters. The chances of finding a home aren’t good for older dogs. At some facilities, it’s the end of the road, but not at Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue.

Proverbs 12:10 is named for the biblical verse stating, “The righteous care for the needs of their animals.” They are dedicated to giving a second chance to pets in shelters where they are at risk for euthanasia. They don’t hesitate to take in those who are sick, old, or just need a second chance.

Poochie was already an old boy, 18 years old, when his family surrendered him to a shelter. Proverbs 12:10 found him and took him to safety with their rescue. They didn’t expect to find him a family at his advanced age, and instead placed him with a forever foster who could give him love and friendship for whatever time he had left.

The rescue posted photos of Poochie and his foster on their Facebook page, and his sweet grey muzzle caught the attention of someone who wanted to make him a part of their family. Imagine the rescue’s surprise when that person turned out to be Luke Bryan and his wife, Caroline! The couple sent in an application complete with references, and were chosen as Poochie’s new forever family!

“We are so thrilled for Poochie and know he is in great hands. Caroline Bryan has graciously given us updates on our sweet boy. Their adopting this sweet old guy will allow us the chance to save yet another.”

From rescue to riches! This senior Cinderella will be spending the rest of his years living the high life with his new family! And it is a BIG family!

 

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Poochie has lots of new friends, so he’ll never be lonely. The couple live with their children on a farm in Tennessee along with several other animals, including other dogs to play and nap with!

Visit Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue on Facebook!

 

H/T: PEOPLE.com
Featured Photo: @lukebryanofficial/InstagramProverbs 12:10/Facebook

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Written by Adriana Sandoval
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