Update: World’s Oldest Golden Retriever Passes Away Peacefully

UPDATE 4/13/2021: Sadly, on March 31st, 2021, dog mom Jennifer Hetterscheidt announced that Augie, the world’s oldest Golden Retriever, had crossed the Rainbow Bridge. Augie was 20 years and 11 months old, making her likely the 19th oldest dog ever as well as the oldest Golden. In dog years, Augie would’ve surpassed 100 years old almost 5 years ago! “It is with profound sadness that I tell you Miss Augie passed away. Augie, in her own way told me her … Read more

Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Say Goodbye To Rescued Police K9

Champ K9 Crosses Rainbow Bridge

Many police K9s train for their roles since birth, but not Champ. Champ the German Shepherd, Pit Bull, and Boxer mix broke barriers when he started his role. As a rescue dog, he proved that any dog can change the world if given a chance. And he likely opened doors for many other rescue pups after him. But after a long, fulfilling career full of excitement, Champ decided it was time to say goodbye. This brave dog passed away amid … Read more

Freddy The World’s Tallest Dog Passes Away At 8 ½ Years Old

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Freddy the Great Dane went viral for his tall stature. He towered over his mom and even his Great Dane sister. So, he was proud when he earned the title of “World’s Tallest Dog” in 2016. Not long after, he was also suspected to be one of the oldest living Great Danes. He loved all the fans he made during his rise to fame, but sadly, he fell on hard times at the beginning of 2021. Freddy passed away at … Read more

Kaley Cuoco Says Goodbye To Rescue Dog After 14 Wonderful Years

Kaley Cuoco Norman Loss

Actress Kaley Cuoco always has enough room in her heart for more rescue animals. Even though caring for several dogs often means heartbreak, in the end, she knows it’s worth it because she gets to make their lives special. But after Norman, her rescue Pit Bull of 14 years, passed away, it was harder than she ever imagined. Norman was always there through every milestone in her life, so being without him was difficult to even imagine. But at least … Read more

“Loved Dog” Poster Reminds Us To Cherish Every Moment With Our Pets

Whenever I come across a lost pet poster, my heart aches in solidarity. As a lifelong dog lover, I’ve had my share of close calls. My childhood dog was once spooked by 4th of July fireworks and ended up going missing for three very long days and even longer nights. Megan Clemens, dog mom to a Pomeranian named Stanley, is also sensitive to the plight of pet parents in distress. On a recent walk with Stanley in Nashville, TN, she … Read more

Moose The Therapy Dog With Doctorate Degree Loses Battle With Cancer

Moose Tribute

Moose the Yellow Lab accomplished more in his life than most humans do. Not only was he one of four dedicated therapy dogs at Virginia Tech, but he also had an honorary doctorate degree in veterinary medicine. He helped many students cope with anxiety and other mental health problems. Moose was always there to support them and let them know that it’s okay to ask for help. This sweet therapy dog spent years making lives better at Virginia Tech. But … Read more

Strictly’s Star Bill Bailey Says Heartfelt Goodbye To Rescue Dog, Banjar

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Animal loving comedian, Bill Bailey, is the mourning the death of his beloved rescue dog. With Banjar being one of the main lights in his life, he is feeling the impact of this heartbreaking loss. Bill Bailey recently took to Twitter to share news of the passing of his rescue dog, Banjar. His 3.3 million followers flooded his page with heartwarming support as he sent a farewell message to his old friend. “Today we said goodbye to our lovely rescue … Read more

Queen Elizabeth Says Heartbreaking Goodbye To One Of Her Two “Dorgis”

Queen Elizabeth Vulcan

Queen Elizabeth II is known for her love for dogs, specifically Corgis. Over the years, she’s had over 30 different Corgis in her family, many of which were descendants of Susan, the Corgi she got for her 18th birthday. In 2015, she decided to stop breeding Corgis because she didn’t want any of her dogs to outlive her. In 2018, her last two Corgis died, but she still had two Dachshund/Corgi mixes with her. She called the adorable mixed breeds … Read more

Kaley Cuoco’s Senior Dog Passes Away Only Months After Adoption

Actress Kaley Cuoco and husband Karl Cook are both huge animal lovers. They keep welcoming new rescue animals into their home, and they always have room for more dogs in need. After adopting their senior foster dog Dumpy and two piglets, they adopted Petunia the senior Pit Bull in early fall 2020. The couple instantly fell in love with Petunia and she became a part of the family. But sadly, Cuoco and Cook found themselves saying goodbye to the rescue … Read more

Mandy Moore’s Rescue Dog Passes Away Before Meeting Her Human Brother

Mandy Moore Rescue Dog

Actress Mandy Moore is currently pregnant with her first child. But she’s no stranger to being a mom. Aside from playing a devoted mother on This Is Us, she has also been a caring dog mom for years. She has had her rescue dogs, Joni and Jackson, by her side for years, along with a few cats too. So, she’s very familiar with unconditional love, and she’s excited to welcome a human child into the family. However, Moore thought that … Read more

Carla Abellana’s Rescue Dog Dies Only Hours After She Saves Another Dog

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Actress and animal welfare advocate Carla Abellana has dedicated her life to helping animals in need. Whenever she can save a dog’s life, she doesn’t hesitate. But the most difficult part of her efforts is when she can’t save a dog. There will always be some scenarios where she can’t make a difference, and those are the hardest on her. Recently, Abellana faced the most heartbreaking news of her life. While she was out saving other dogs, her own furry … Read more

Prince William And Kate Middleton Mourn The Loss Of Family Dog

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Everyone grieves pet loss differently, and for many, the loss of a dog is comparable to the loss of a human. Those who don’t have animals might not understand, but the pain of saying goodbye to your furry friend is unimaginable. So, when Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, announced that their family dog Lupo had passed away, followers were quick to comfort them. Lupo the black Cocker Spaniel was with the family for 9 years. The … Read more

Miranda Lambert’s Rescue Dog With Difficult Past Dies At 13

Miranda Lambert Waylon as puppy

Country singer Miranda Lambert is always surrounded by dogs. She’s passionate about encouraging others to adopt, and she uses her fame to help dogs in need. Of course, she loves all her dogs equally, but Golden Retriever siblings Waylon and Jessi will always hold special places in her heart. Their lives started out rough, with Waylon almost passing away from malnourishment. But then, Lambert took them in and helped show them how beautiful life can be. Now, she’s saying goodbye … Read more

Reese Witherspoon Loses Her Beloved French Bulldog To Cancer

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Actress Reese Witherspoon is a loyal dog mom to several furry friends, each with their own quirky personalities. Even after short periods of time, Witherspoon and her family closely bond to their dogs, so saying goodbye is heartbreaking. Pepper the French Bulldog had an aggressive cancer in her later months. For a little while, Witherspoon thought the pup was getting better, but it quickly took a turn for the worst. Before she could process what was happening, Witherspoon had to … Read more

Real Housewives Of Dallas Star, D’Andra Simmons, Mourns Loss Of Beloved Dog, Dixie

One of the most painful experiences one can endure is the loss of their fur baby. While hard, it is often comforting to be able to spend your fur child’s last moments with them – being there for them as they were always there for you. Unfortunately, we aren’t always that lucky. Real Housewives of Dallas star D’Andra Simmons is experiencing this firsthand. The reality star and businesswoman lost her baby of 12 years, and the most heartbreaking part about … Read more

Beloved Labrador and Social Media Sensation Given Months to Live

Countless hearts in St. Augustine and beyond are heavy today. A beloved Yellow Labrador named Guenevere has been the town mascot of sorts for the last five years. Photos of her taking walks through the city with her human companion, Gary Williams have continually caused a social media sensation. She is lovingly called Queen Guen and her smile has been stealing hearts for years. Now, those same hearts are breaking. Guenevere has terminal lung cancer with only months left to … Read more

Woman Shares Heartfelt Obituary For Late Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever Obituary

Sallie Gregory Hammett and Charlie the Golden Retriever were inseparable. They even found ways to go to work and run errands together. Hammett said that he was her “right-hand man” and “just the happiest dog.” But sadly, Charlie’s life ended far too soon. He passed away at 7 years old after a 5-month battle with lymphoma. Hammett was devastated, but she knew Charlie would want her to stay positive. So, she took the time to write him a heartwarming obituary. … Read more

HGTV’s Nicole Curtis Has Constant Tears After Rescue Dog’s Death

Nicole Curtis and Lucy

Dogs are like our furry children. HGTV star Nicole Curtis knows that better than anybody. Whenever she loses a furry family member, it breaks her heart, but she eventually chooses to adopt again. However, the recent death of her beloved Brussels Griffon mix Lucy nearly broke her. While the details of Lucy’s death aren’t specified, it’s clear that the poor pup was gone too soon. Curtis turned to Instagram to share a long, emotional tribute to her late dog. It’s … Read more

Man Comforted By Angel In Disguise After His Dog Died

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Having a dog in our lives is a rewarding experience. We get to feel so much love and comfort with our furry friends by our sides. But that also means lots of heartbreak when we finally have to say goodbye. For J.P. Groeninger from Pearland, Texas, the goodbye was too much to handle. His black Lab named Gracie had been his rock through many difficult times. So, when he knew it was time to let her go, he couldn’t contain … Read more

Millie Bobby Brown Mourns The Loss Of Her Mastiff With Emotional Video

Millie Bobby Brown and Dolly

Actress Millie Bobby Brown has been around dogs her whole life. Her family had three Mastiffs named Dolly, Ronnie, and Reggie, along with a Poodle named Winnie. All the dogs were clearly a huge part of Brown’s life. Unfortunately, the 16-year-old Stranger Things star recently said goodbye to Dolly, who had been with their family for 9 years. Most of Brown’s life had been spent with the loyal pup by her side. So, she found the perfect and most emotional way … Read more

Real Housewives Star Says Goodbye To Her Dog Of Almost 18 Years

Losing a dog is one of the hardest things a human can endure. At any age, for any reason, the death of a companion is devastating. Real Housewives of Orange County alum, Gretchen Rossi, had to say goodbye to her best friend and companion of nearly 18 years this week. And she is heartbroken. Vito was with Her for Nearly Half Her Life Gretchen Rossi is 41 years old. Her beloved dog Vito was about to turn 18 years old … Read more

Must Read: Andrew Zimmern Posts Emotional Tribute For Pretzel, His Late Pug

Pretzel Passes Away

Chef Andrew Zimmern’s best friend was a Pug named Pretzel. Pretzel made many appearances on his social media pages, including videos of the dog licking his dad’s head and photos of him wearing a pretzel costume. The Pug was blind and getting older, so Zimmern knew the time he had left with Pretzel was limited. Yet, he was still shocked and devastated when the little dog passed away earlier this week. So, he turned to social media to share his … Read more

Breaking: Ellen Degeneres Says Goodbye To Her Dog Named Wolf

Ellen and Her Dog Wolf

Ellen Degeneres is known as a huge dog lover, especially when it comes to rescue pups. She and her wife Portia de Rossi had four adorable rescue dogs and three cats. Their oldest pup was a Poodle Maltese mix named Wolf. Wolf had been with Degeneres for over a decade. He was there for many of the biggest moments in her life, including her wedding day in 2008. He brought so much joy to the couple and they seemed to … Read more

Grieving Woman Gets Sign That Late Dog Is Watching Over Her

Some things in life are a mystery, but Instagram influencer Lucy Ledgeway knows exactly what she saw after her dog passed away. Sunny, her family’s beloved Parson Russell Terrier, had died only hours earlier. Ledgeway was devastated and didn’t know how to handle her sadness. But then, as she was going for a drive, she spotted something incredible. Out her window, she was given a beautiful reminder that Sunny will forever be in her heart. That’s because she saw the … Read more

Chloe, Former WWE Star Dog, Dies At 17

Longtime WWE fans probably already know all about Torrie Wilson’s relationship with her little white dog Chloe. The Hall Of Fame former wrestler and fitness model more than fawned over that pup. In essence, they were co-stars. Chloe has been a major part of every aspect of Wilson’s life for the past 17 years. The dog appeared in the ring with her frequently, and could often be found tucked under her arm (usually in costume.) Since then, we’ve seen her … Read more

U.S. Coast Guard Says Goodbye To Comfort Dog Of 12 Years

When Onyx the black Labrador was just a puppy, she was homeless. She sought shelter when the weather was bad, and she ended up on the U.S. Coast Guard’s boat. The members on board received a mayday call, so they jumped into action with Onyx still on board. As it turned out, Onyx was the perfect companion for their missions. She ended up joining the team and serving 12 years as their comfort dog. She became such an important part … Read more

Actress Maisie Smith Posts Emotional Video Tribute After Dog Passes Away

EastEnders star Maisie Smith has been acting since she was 7 years old. Now, the soap opera actress is 18, and throughout her entire journey, one important family member was always there for her: her Jack Russell Terrier, Benny. The little dog was always by her side to cuddle with her and support her. However, after nearly 13 years together, Benny passed away. He died peacefully, but Smith was still heartbroken about it. So, she shared her feelings about losing … Read more

Hope Solo Says Emotional Goodbye To Dog Who Was Shot

Hope Solo, former soccer goalie, and her husband purchased 6 acres of land so their 5 Doberman Pinschers would have plenty of space to run. They thought it would be a fun, safe environment for the dogs. However, they never anticipated that one of their furry friends would get hurt in the process. Their dog Conan loved exploring the property. He always came back to the house happier than ever. But one day, he wandered a bit too far, which … Read more

Monty Don Posts Tribute After His Dog Passes

Monty Don, the presenter from BBC Two’s Gardener’s World, has recently suffered a tragic loss. Sadly, the dog lover had to say goodbye to his best friend Nigel out of the blue. Nigel was a beautiful Golden Retriever who often made appearances on the show, along with his two dog siblings, Nellie and Patti. Nigel’s death was very sudden, but Don said the sweet dog went peacefully. Since Nigel was one of the best parts of the show, fans were devastated … Read more

UPDATE: Raina, Canine Companion Of Ruuxa The Cheetah, Passes Away

Zoos and animal sanctuaries often pair cheetahs and dogs together. These two animals might seem like unusual friends, but many animal caretakers found that they can actually form very beneficial relationships. When a cheetah cub is rescued, dogs can be a great friend as they grow up. Dogs can help rescued cheetahs thrive and teach them to be calm and happy. While not all dog and cheetah friends are together for life, Raina and Ruuxa were. This famous dog and … Read more