‘The World’s Cutest Dog’ – Boo the Pomeranian, who had 17 MILLION social media followers, dies of a ‘broken heart’ aged 12, one year after his best friend Buddy
- Boo the Pomeranian dog passed away Friday due to heart problems
- He got ill shortly after his fellow canine friend Buddy died over a year ago
- The pooch passed away in his sleep and his owner said ‘his heart literally broke’
- A Facebook statement read: ‘Our family is heartbroken, but we find comfort knowing that he is no longer in any pain or discomfort’
- The account with over 17 million followers shared a post from ‘Boo’s humans’
Boo the Pomeranian, a 12-old dog who had became Internet sensation with millions of fans on Facebook, has died, owners said in a statement.
““With deepest sadness I wanted to share that Boo passed away in his sleep early this morning … Our family is heartbroken, but we find comfort knowing that he is no longer in any pain or discomfort,” the statement posted on Facebook read.
The animal suffering from heart issues had 16 million followers on Facebook becoming one of the most beloved animals on Facebook.
Owners of the dog also had a dog named Buddy who had died earlier. And it was “Buddy’s death that took toll on Boo’s health.
““Boo showed signs of heart issues. We think his heart literally broke when Buddy left us. He hung on and gave us over a year. But it looks like it was his time, and I’m sure it was a most joyous moment for them when they saw each other in heaven,” owners said.
“Boo, we love you with all our hearts and will miss you until the day we meet again. Have fun running around with Buddy and creating adorable mischief wherever you guys go,” they said.
Multi-talented: Fashion designer Tory Burch relied on Boo the Pomeranian for style advice
Angelic: The person posting on Boo’s Facebook page said they know he’s in heaven
The tiny animal had over 16 million followers on his Facebook page at the time of his death
Boo the Pomeranian (pictured with a human pal) was once named the world’s cutest dog
Buddy is expected to greet Boo ‘over that rainbow bridge’. His owners said: ‘This is likely the most excited either of them have been in a long time’
Boo seemed to enjoy many adventures in his 12 years on Earth
He appeared to travel all over
A statement read: ‘Our family is heartbroken, but we find comfort knowing that he is no longer in any pain or discomfort’
Social media sensation Boo the Pomeranian dog passed away Friday due to heart problems
Furry friends: Boo was best friends with Buddy (left) who died over a year ago
Boo’s famous friends included singer Liam Payne
Actor Martin Sheen loved Boo
The cutest: Anderson Cooper met Boo and Buddy during their adventures around the world