People.com Lifestyle Pets Brett Eldredge and His Adorable Dog Edgar: A Love Story in Pictures Birthday boy Brett Eldredge and his best friend Edgar the dog have been inseparable since they met in 2016 By Kelli Bender Kelli Bender Kelli Bender is the Pets Editor for PEOPLE Digital and PEOPLE magazine. She has been with the PEOPLE brand for more than eight years, working as a writer/producer across PEOPLE's Lifestyle, Features, and Entertainment verticals before taking on her current role. Kelli is also an editor on PEOPLE's Stories to Make You Smile and serves as an editorial lead on PEOPLE's World's Cutest Rescue Dog Contest and Pet Product Awards. Before joining PEOPLE, Kelli helped AOL and Whalerock launch a pet lifestyle site called PawNation. She is a pet parent to a cat named Wallace, and her professional and personal devotion to animals has taken her to three dog weddings ... so far. People Editorial Guidelines Published on March 23, 2018 02:05 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 15 Brett Eldredge and Edgar. Brett Eldredge/Instagram It's Brett Eldredge's birthday, his single "The Long Way" is climbing the charts, and while we can't say for certain what the country singer is doing to celebrate, we bet Edgar is there. 02 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram Eldredge's birthday happens to fall on National Puppy Day, which is perfect because Edgar is the artist's canine best friend. 03 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram These two are close, like really close, and their relationship only seems to grow as Edgar gets bigger. To celebrate Eldredge's birthday we're looking back at their adorable love story so far. 04 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram This is musician Brett Eldredge and his adorable Weizsla pup, Edgar, and they have a magical love story. 05 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram It all started when Edgar sauntered into Eldredge's life just over a year ago in July 2016. Only a puppy at the time, Edgar was a tad bit smaller back then. 06 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram The duo instantly connected thanks to their numerous shared interests, napping being at the top of that list. 07 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram They had to take a brief break from their "rowdy" snuggle sessions when Edgar broke his toe. 08 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram His dad was there to support him through every step of his recovery, even the shameful parts. 09 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram Soon enough, Edgar was back at 100 percent and searching for new adventures to go on with his best buddy. 10 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram This curious spirit has taken the pair to all sorts of fun places, like the World Series, which Eldredge's Cubbies won in 2016. 11 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram But it's not all horsing around. These two make each other better every day. Thanks to Eldredge, Edgar aced obedience training and is now a better boy than ever. 12 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram And it appears Edgar has added a little more responsibility to Eldredge's life, which he doesn't seem to mind. 13 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram Whenever one of them needs a wingman, the other is there to put his best paw forward. 14 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram The sweet saga between Eldredge and Edgar is just getting started. 15 of 15 Brett Eldredge/Instagram There will definitely be naps.