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Gogglebox family The Malones left devastated as pet dog Dave dies

Gogglebox family The Malones left devastated as pet dog Dave dies

They announced the sad news on social media

Gogglebox stars the Malone family have announced their beloved dog Dave has sadly passed away.

The family broke the sad news on Twitter, writing: "RIP Dave xxx There are no words to describe you, or how much you meant to us.

"This was you on Sunday waiting for your Dad to come back and he had only gone out to the car x We are all going to miss you so much."

Many fans paid their condolences to the Malones, commenting to say just how much they'd enjoyed watching him crash around the living room as Julie, Tom and their children tried to watch TV.

One said: "Oh no. I am so so sorry. I loved Dave. I send lots of love to you all. He was so loved by you all and he knew that. A blessed doggie. RIP Dave."

Someone else wrote: "So sorry to hear this, love Dave on the show, hope there is a tribute to him on Friday."

Dave the dog has sadly passed away.

A third added: "So sorry to hear this, Dave was and always will be a #Gogglebox legend."

Dave became a firm favourite on the show, thanks to his tendency cause havoc around the room as his family tried to catch up on the week's biggest shows.

You'd often hear dad Tom Sr shouting out in frustration as the four-legged gentle giant jumped around him.

Just last year, the Malones sadly lost another of their pet Rottweilers, Lucy.

"Today we said goodbye to our beloved Lucy," they said at the time in an Instagram announcement. "She fought right to the end to stay with us.

"Now reunited with her sister Izzey. There are no words to describe how much you meant to us.

"Rest In Peace Sweetheart, you will always be in our hearts."

Their other dog Lucy sadly died last year.

Izzey - who was one of four pet dogs that have featured on the show during their time in front of the cameras - passed away the year before, with the family confirming in a tribute: "Our beautiful girl Izzey, RIP xx.

"We are going to miss you and your gentle ways so very much.

"Thank you for looking after the Grandkids."

Youngest son Shaun also spoke out, saying it was 'time to say goodbye to our girl Izzey', adding that they she was 'the perfect example of a family dog'.

Tom Jr. also said: "Very sorry to let you all know that sadly Izzey passed away today. She was a great dog and we'll miss her dearly."

Featured Image Credit: Channel 4

Topics: TV And Film, Gogglebox