Former Bachelor Sean Lowe and his wife Catherine Giudici, who just welcomed their first child together, announced the death of their dog Lola on Wednesday with touching Instagram tributes.

"Today we said goodbye to the best dog there ever was. Easily one of the toughest 'grown up decisions' we've ever had to make," Sean wrote. "For the past couple of months I've been carrying her around the house and helping her use the bathroom because she had lost the ability to walk and stand due to a genetic disease."

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He continued, "When we found out about the disease we were just hoping she would make it long enough to meet her future brother/sister. She did and we're so thankful for that. Sucks for us now and we're both crying like babies but we know we made the right choice for her. We'll see you when we get there sweet Lola."

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Catherine also shared a photo of herself cuddling with the Boxer, writing, "Goodnight Sweet Lola Girl. We're gonna miss you every second."

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