06/14/2012 08:40 am ET Updated Jun 14, 2012

Kenny Chesney On New Dog, Poncho: 'I Love The Guy'

For the first time in his adult life, Kenny Chesney can finally say he has a dog.

"A friend gave it to me and said, 'Here, Kenny, you have to learn to attach to something!' God's honest truth!" Chesney tells PEOPLE. "Now, I love the guy."

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