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The dog was taken in by the Happy Landings animal shelter, which is close to the Glastonbury venue at Worthy Farm in Somerset.
Parton, 68, said: “I had my manager call the Happy Landings animal shelter to make sure the dog is being treated and cared for properly.
She also sent a video message saying she is ‘very honored and flattered’ that the dog had been named after her.
Ain’t she cute? Dolly Parton tweeted about dog Dolly, saying she’ll take her home if no one claims her
It is not the first time the singer has had an animal named in her honor.
After Dolly the Sheep became the world’s first successfully cloned mammal, doctors revealed she was so-named because she was derived from a mammary gland cell – and they said they could not think of a more impressive pair of glands than Parton’s.
In a message on its website, Happy Landings said Dolly the dog is a ‘sweet-natured older lady’ who arrived with a ‘serious ear infection.’
The shelter said it had received many phone calls from concerned members of the public after the dog’s plight emerged.
Appeal: Rescue workers said that they had hoped Dolly’s owners would have come forward, but there has been no information so far
Namesake: The lonely dog was renamed Dolly after Glastonbury hit Dolly Parton who performed on the Pyramid stage on day three of the festival. Some 80,000 revellers crowded around to watch the 68-year-old singer
Recovery: Dolly, pictured with a rescue worker, is now being looked after at Happy Landings animal shelter. A spokesperson from Glastonbury declined to comment but said that pets were not welcome at the festival
Animal rescue workers are seeking the owner of this dog – which was found abandoned in a tent at Glastonbury Festival.
The lurcher was found cowering in one of the 5,000 discarded tents during the clean-up of the 1200-acre festival site at Worthy Farm, Somerset.
The beautiful white dog was renamed ‘Dolly’ by officials in tribute to festival hit Dolly Parton.
Over five days last, the site it was home to some 175,000 people, who attended performances by world-class acts such as Metallica, Arcade Fire and Kasabian.
And some 80,000 revellers crowded around the stage to watch Dolly the dog’s country music singing namesake bring the festival to a close on its third day of music.