Carrie Underwood rescues an injured dog from a highway median

Carrie Underwood proved herself a devoted dog-lover recently when she rescued an injured dog abandoned on an interstate highway. (Read the full story on PeoplePets.com.)

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You can meet Lab puppy Giblet at Pet Adoption League in Tulsa, OK.

The country star blogged about the rescue on her fan club site on Dec. 30. She wrote that, while driving between Oklahoma and Tennessee, she spotted two dogs on the highway median. “My guess is that the dogs were thrown out of their car by their owners on the highway,” she wrote.

She pulled over and, when one of the dogs started wagging her tail, she put the “limping” and “bloody” pup in her car. The other dog, unfortunately, was dead.

Underwood, already mom to dogs Ace and Penny, named the rescued dog Stella (one of 2011′s most popular adoptable-pet names!), brought her to an emergency vet and got her groomed.

PeoplePets reports: “On New Year’s day, she updated her fans with a progress report: Stella
was getting house trained, recovering from her road rash and getting her
teeth cleaned.”

After the jump: Find out what happened to Stella.


Underwood added: “She follows
me around from room to room. She’s the best Lab I’ve
ever been around!”

The next day, she posted one last Stella update: The dog had been adopted by Underwood’s neighbors — who said Underwood could visit once in a while.

“I
cried when [Stella] walked out the door,” she wrote. “[My husband] told
me not to be a crazy ex-girlfriend about it and stalk them … I can’t
help it! She deserves the best life ever!”

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