Luke Bryan adopts 18-year-old senior rescue dog

Luke Bryan has a new member of his family!

Earlier this week, Proverbs 12:10, a Nashville-based animal rescue, took to social media to share the story of how the 42-year-old country music star had changed the life of one of their senior dogs.

"I don’t know of a soul who doesn’t love a happy ending. Well, get ready for your Monday smile because this is as good as it gets!" they captioned sweet pics of the pup, an Aussie mix. "Poochie, the 18 year old who was surrendered to the pound when his family became allergic and whom we pulled was expected to be a forever hospice foster with Proverbs ( like many others in our care), but God had different plans."

Alongside photos of Poochie walking around, lying in his bed, and posing with Bryan's wife, Caroline, the center explained how the Bryans came to adopt the black and grey pup. 

"After reading about Poochie on our social media, Luke Bryan and his beautiful wife, Caroline applied and adopted Poochie this past Saturday!" they revealed. "He is pictured here with his new mom, Caroline and his previous foster, Lacy Marie! He is loving life on the Bryan farm and soaking up all their love. Who knows, maybe Poochie will inspire a country song! Thanks Bryans! #CherishTheOldForTheyAreTreasure"

The Instagram post that initially caught Bryan's eye introduced Poochie with a photo of him in a kennel.

"Poochie is an 18, yes 18 year old Aussie mix who was surrendered to MACC when “a family member became allergic to him,” the caption read. "We are getting him today. He will go to our vet and then will need a hospice foster."

Bryan's love of animals is long known! The "What Makes You Country" singer lives on a Tennessee farm with his wife and two sons -- Thomas, 10, and Tatum, 8 -- alongside dogs, a pony, alpacas, kangaroos and more.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Singer Luke Bryan poses in the press room at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 15: Luke Bryan performs onstage at the 2014 American Country Countdown Awards at Music City Center on December 15, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 15: Recording artist Luke Bryan, winner of the Male Vocalist of the Year award, poses in the press room during the 2014 American Country Countdown Awards at Music City Center on December 15, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Recording artists Luke Bryan (L) and Taylor Swift attend the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/AMA2014/Getty Images for DCP)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Country singer Luke Bryan Performs On ABC's 'Good Morning America' at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park on August 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/FilmMagic)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - AUGUST 10: Luke Bryan performs in concert at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, August 10, 2014. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
CLARKSTON, MI - JUNE 19: Luke Bryan performs in support of his 'That's My Kind of Night Tour' at DTE Energy Music Theater on June 19, 2014 in Clarkston, Michigan. (Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Singer/songwriter Luke Bryan (R) and Caroline Boyer attend the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2014/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 05: Luke Bryan speaks in the press room with his award for Entertainer of the Year during the 48th annual CMA awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 5, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 05: Luke Bryan performs during the 48th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 5, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: (L-R) Dustin Lynch and Luke Bryan attend the 62nd annual BMI Country awards on November 4, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/FilmMagic)
CONCORD, CA - OCTOBER 17: Luke Bryan performs during the 'That's My Kind of Night' tour at the Concord Pavilion on October 17, 2014 in Concord, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)
SAN ANTONIO, TX - SEPTEMBER 18: Luke Bryan performs in concert at the AT&T Center on September 18, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Luke Bryan performs at Barclays Center on September 14, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Luke Bryan performs at Barclays Center on September 14, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0121 -- Pictured: Musical guest Luke Bryan performs on September 10, 2014 -- (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Luke Bryan performs onstage at Fashion Rocks 2014 presented by Three Lions Entertainment at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Three Lions Entertainment)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Singer Luke Bryan poses in the press room at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 1: Luke Bryan and his wife Caroline Boyer Bryan attend Day 8 of the 2014 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Amy Robach, Connie Britton, Luke Bryan filming the season finale of 'Nashville' after his apperance on ABC-Tv's 'Good Morning America' on August 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Sands/GC Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 05: Luke Bryan attends a press conference at the 2014 CMA Festival on June 5, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: Caroline Boyer (L) and co-host Luke Bryan attend the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at Toshiba Plaza on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/ACMA2017/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: Co-host Luke Bryan performs onstage at the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/ACMA2017/FilmMagic for ACM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Jason Derulo and Luke Bryan perform onstage during the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by J. Merritt/FilmMagic)
BROOKLYN, MI - JULY 23: Luke Bryan performs during day 3 of Faster Horses Festival at Michigan International Speedway on July 23, 2017 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 18: Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean attend the 2017 CMT Artists Of The Year on October 18, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29: Singer/Judge Luke Bryan arrives at ABC's 'American Idol' show on April 29, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 21: Singers/judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie attend ABC's 'American Idol' - Finale on May 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
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