Kellie Pickler Rescues Pit Bull

Independence Day weekend meant freedom from a life of hardship for one lucky Pit Bull, thanks to canine-loving country music star Kellie Pickler.

On July 3rd the “Best Days of Your Life” singer Tweeted: “A pit bull (at vet) w/broken pelvis & venomous snake bite will be a part of our family if he makes it through the night. Poor lil guy. :(”

The following day the former American Idol contestant confided to fans: “*Update* Pit bull is Okay. On the way to pick him up now PRAYING he gets along w/our other dogs or we’ll have to find him another home.”

The rescue Rover– named Chunk by the country crooner– will have a forever home with a famous Mom if he becomes pals with the other members of Pickler’s pack– dogs Pixie, Maddie, Moomoo and Tucker, cat Pickles and a python dubbed Boots.

Photo Credit: Twitpic/Kellie Pickler

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Grace Sydney is the Assistant Editor of and, covering celebrity-related rescue news. She operates the @HollywoodDogs Twitter account sharing information on celebrity fundraising for rescues and shelters.

  • Awe, that’s nice. I would of liked to of known a little more about where he came from. How did he end up at the vet, etc.? Thanks for sharing dogtipper!

    Let’s keep our fingers and paws crossed that her new dog gets along with the rest of the pack.