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Hunter Hayes Adopts Rescue Dog, Helps Warrior Canine Connection

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Fans of country crooner Hunter Hayes have been singing the recording artist’s praises since he shared the happy news that he has adopted a second rescue dog.

Just weeks after wishing a happy birthday to his barking buddy Cole (a rescue from the Nashville chapter of Greyhound Pets of America) via social media, the chart-topper gave the retired racing greyhound the gift of a four-legged sibling as he welcomed Ella into his heart and home. A whippet/beagle with an adventurous spirit, Ella found her famous father while in the care of Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue, a primarily all volunteer non-profit in Middle Tennessee which united 934 dogs and 187 cats with loving families in 2016.

Hunter Hayes isn’t the first high-profile friend of Fidos to adopt from Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue. Dan Smyers from the country music duo Dan + Shay, who has volunteered at the non-profit, is a proud pet parent to two dogs from the rescue organization, and adoptable Spots from Proverbs 12:10 had the chance to lap up the limelight as stars in the music video for Dan + Shay‘s single, “Nothin’ Like You.”

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Hunter Hayes Shines a Spotlight on Warrior Canine Connection

A multi-platinum-selling singer with a heart of gold, Hunter Hayes is using his star wattage to shine a spotlight on Warrior Canine Connection and their efforts to pair veterans dealing with PTSD and/or traumatic brain injury with service dogs who have been trained by those who have protected our country and understand the veterans’ struggle.

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