Luke Bryan's Rescue Dog Dies Less Than Two Weeks After Joining The Family

Luke Bryan and wife at the CMT awards
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Feb. 21 2019, Published 4:36 p.m. ET

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Luke Bryan and his wife Caroline had to say goodbye to the pet they adopted less than two weeks ago. The country crooner's wife shared the news on Instagram. Keep reading for more details.

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Luke Bryan and wife Caroline
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Caroline, 39, made a sweet post honoring the 4-legged family member they brought home on February 9.

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Source: Caroline Bryan Instagram

"'If the kindest souls were rewarded with the longest lives, dogs would outlive us all.' My heart is so sad but full to post this...our sweet Prince Pooch has passed away," she wrote.

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Source: Caroline Bryan Instagram

"He lived 18 years and was loved by so many people," she continued.

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The mom of two also revealed how much the couple's kids, 10 year old Thomas and 8 year old Tatum, would miss Poochie. "My kids especially loved to hear him snore when he slept," she shared.

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pic ofLuke Bryan's rescue dog
Source: Caroline Bryan Instagram

"Thank you @proverbs1210animalrescue for giving our family the opportunity to love this sweet dog. And thank you to @abbysmyers @nicolebobek@erin_creighton_ @framigosperfecto for your big hearts. Poochie loved you all," Caroline concluded her post.

American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest with judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan.
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The American Idol judge shared his happiness when Poochie became part of the family. "Loving my new buddy," he wrote on Twitter.


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