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Paris Hilton's Dog Tinkerbell Dies

The hotel heiress' beloved pooch is now in dog heaven.
Paris Hilton's Dog Tinkerbell Dies The hotel heiress' beloved pooch is now in dog heaven.

Paris Hilton is grieving the loss of her dog Tinkerbell.

The 34-year-old star is "so sad and devastated" that her beloved 14-year-old teacup Chihuahua, which she reportedly purchased in 2002 after seeing a similar dog in 'Legally Blonde', has passed away.

The blonde beauty revealed the sad news by posting a photograph and tribute to the late pooch on Instagram on Tuesday.

"My heart is broken I am so sad & devastated. After 14 amazing years together my baby Tinkerbell has passed away of old age. I feel like I've lost a member of my family. She was such a special and incredible soul. We went through so much together. I can't believe she's gone. I will miss her and think about her for the rest of my life. I love you Tinky, you are a Legend & will never be forgotten."

Paris made her pet famous by stepping out with her at numerous events, even bringing her to red carpet affairs.


"In honor & memory of Tinkerbell I'm dedicating my Instagram page to her today. I hope you enjoy the memories of my sweet angel We've been through so much together. She lived a long, beautiful, luxurious and exciting life. #RIPTinkerbell"

The pooch even appeared in some of the hotel heiress' campaigns...

...and reality show, "The Simple Life".

"Where our journey began... #TheSimpleLife #FirstDogRealityStar #RIpTinkerbell"

The hotel heiress and DJ was devastated when Tinkerbell was stolen by burglars in 2004, but the dog mysteriously reappeared shortly after she offered a $5,000 reward.

Paris previously revealed she owns a total of 35 animals, including six other dogs.

Paris Hilton and Tinkerbell

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