Shock jock Howard Stern has shared his heartbreak with fans after the death of his beloved dog on Tuesday (17Jul12).
The radio and TV personality took to Twitter.com to announce the passing of Bianca, his English Bulldog.
He writes, "Tough day today my friends. Thanks to all for all the kind messages. Give your dog a hug for me tonight."
The DJ also posted a photo of the pup as well as the 'Bianca' tattoo on his wrist, and re-tweeted a message from his wife Beth Ostrosky Stern, which read, "We lost our precious Bianca today. My sweet little girl, may you rest in peace. I love you forever."
Fellow animal lover Sharon Osbourne tweeted, "So sorry to hear about Bianca. My heart is breaking for you. Love, your friend Sharon."