Former US first lady, Michelle Obama has announced the sad news about the death of their dog, Bo yesterday.
The devastated wife of ex-American president, Barack Obama revealed that Bo died after battling cancer for some time and exclaimed that the entire Obama family is still struggling to come to terms with the loss.
Taking to her Twitter page, Michelle Obama expressed gratitude to sympathizers for showing their departed dog love over the years he has been with the family.
Sharing a photo of their dog, she wrote;
This afternoon was a difficult one for our family. We said goodbye to our best friend—Bo—after a battle with cancer. We are grateful for the love you showed him over the years. Please hug the furry members of your family a little closer tonight—and give them a belly rub from us.
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Social media users have mourned their loss in different ways and below are a few of them.
RIP BO. Dogs are very loyal and exceptional creatures. More loyal than humans 🙏🏽
People that don’t have a dog can’t relate to the pain. It’s painful to lose a dog honestly. Even when it’s sick you’ll not be happy.
I have a pet dog and I know exactly how this could feel. You just watch them grow from puppies and forming thier own personality. They are loyal beyond belief and become a part of your life. Its a sad loss
You will never know how important they are till they die…a dogs death can be so painful 💔