Chris Young Talks Plans with New German Shepard Puppy, Porter

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Chris Young recently welcomed a new pup into his life that he's hoping to eventually take on the road with him. More here.

Country music singer-songwriter Chris Young is gearing up for an exciting 2018. For a large part of the year, the “I’m Comin’ Over” singer will be on the road for the biggest tour he has ever embarked on in his career. To keep him company while on the road, Chris has welcomed a new puppy into his life!

Chris’ sister, Dorothy, definitely won the award for ‘Best Christmas Gift Ever’ when she surprised him with the sweet German Shepherd puppy for Christmas. Chris named the little guy “Porter,” but admitted he might be a little too young for life on the road right now.

“He’s only about five weeks old, so he’s still with his mom for a little while yet,” Chris revealed to Taste of Country Nights. “But I will definitely have him out once we get him trained up. He will be a road dog.”

Chris had been talking about wanting a furry four legged friend for some time.

“Growing up in my family, we always had animals, always had dogs and cats. I’m kinda at a point now where I feel like … the yard and the house, and I’ve got enough people that can help me take care of an animal,” Chris shared. “A dog’s a lot of responsibility, especially when you travel a lot, so I was settled to the point of going, ‘I really do want a dog,’ and my sister kinda overheard. She started asking all my friends, ‘What kind of dog has he said he wanted?’ So she surprised me this Christmas.”

Dorothy is for sure ‘Sister of the Year!’

Thanks @chrisyoungmusic I will nap… here… #gsd #tired #stillapuppy

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Yes, Porter has his very own Instagram account that fans can follow. Check it out here!

The Tennessee native’s Losing Sleep World Tour tour began on January 11th and will run through May 19th. Take a look at the dates and stops below!

2018 Losing Sleep World Tour Schedule

February 8
Pittsburgh, PA
Petersen Events Center

February 9
Fairfax, VA
EagleBank Arena

February 10
Huntington, WV
Big Sandy Superstore Arena

February 15
Duluth, GA
Infinite Energy Arena

February 16
St. Augustine, FL
St. Augustine Amphitheatre

February 17
Estero, FL
Germain Arena

February 22
Green Bay, WI
Resch Center

February 23
Minneapolis, MN
Target Center

February 24
Cedar Rapids, IA
US Cellular Center

April 19
Tuscaloosa, AL
Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

April 20
Orange Beach, AL
The Wharf

May 3
Columbus, OH
Schottenstein Center

May 4
Toledo, OH
Huntington Center

May 5
La Crosse, WI
La Crosse Center

May 10
Rapid City, SD
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center

May 11
Sioux Falls, SD
Denny Sanford PREMIERE Center

May 12
Lincoln, NE
Pinnacle Bank Arena

May 16
Missoula, MT
Adams Center

May 17
Yakima, WA
Yakima Valley SunDome

May 18
Eugene, OR
Matthew Knight Arena

May 19
Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Dome

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