Lindsay Ell is officially a dog mom! Following her break up with poet Adam Roa, the singer decided to adopt a 1-year-old Pomeranian named Hendrix.
"I guess I am the quintessential 'break up with your boyfriend and then go get a dog' kind of girl now," Ell joked during an interview with People.
"Going through a breakup over the holidays and not being able to go home to see my family, I just knew that waking up Christmas morning was going to be so hard," she continued. "So I literally woke up one morning and said a little prayer that, 'If I am meant to have a dog, please send the right dog into my life.' Hours later, the girl that I had been in touch with from the shelter texted me about Hendrix."
After she got the text days before Christmas, Ell took a quick trip down to New Orleans to bring her new furry friend home. "I was so worried about if Hendrix would like me, but thankfully, she was so happy," Ell said of her dog, adding, "She just kept on licking my face and couldn't stop moving her paws. She's such a sweet little thing."
The singer went on to explain how she started to consider a dog for herself after being around one frequently during her relationship with Roa. "I wanted to rescue because I knew I wanted to find a little dog that really and truly needed a home," Ell shared. "And then when I found her, I knew I wanted to name her after one of my musical idols."
Hendrix has already made several friends, including Carly Pearce's Shih Tzu puppy, June. "She loves everyone she meets, but if I take her on the road with me, she has to at least know how to come and sit and stay and be able to listen to me," Ell added. "We have a lot to learn!"
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