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Demi Lovato's dog Buddy dies in "tragic accident"

Demi Lovato is heartbroken over the loss of her dog, Buddy.

The 22-year-old pop star took to social media late Tuesday to reveal that the little pup died unexpectedly in a "tragic accident." Lovato asked for privacy while she and her boyfriend, actor Wilmer Valderrama, mourn their best pal.

While she didn't go into specifics about the accident, Lovato did open up about Buddy, writing, "He truly was human in a way and we were so blessed to have him in our lives. "

"We are absolutely heartbroken to be writing this but Wilmer and I are devastated to inform you that we lost our little angel Buddy last Sunday," she wrote. "He was taken from us way too soon in a tragic accident and though I will never know why this had to happen, I do know that God only puts us through situations that we can handle so with that, together we our staying strong."

"We have incredible people around us and so much love and support which is holding us up in this time of need. Buddy was loved by so many people and as small as he was, he made a huge impact in our lives," she added. "He truly was human in a way and we were so blessed to have him in our lives. We ask you that you please respect our privacy while we take this time to grieve and remember the magical moments we spent with our little angel. We will never forget our baby boy Buddy and his gentle loving spirit will live on in our hearts forever. RIP my tiniest little nightingale, Buddy...'I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living my baby you'll be...'"

We are absolutely heartbroken to be writing this but Wilmer and I are devastated to inform you that we lost our little...

Posted by Demi Lovato on Tuesday, July 28, 2015


Lovato even had her own Instagram account for Buddy: @DemisBuddy.

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