Singer Christina Aguilera is mourning the loss of her 17-year-old Papillon dog, Stinky, after she had to say goodbye to the dog she’d had since a puppy.
“Had to finally make the hard decision to put my beloved Stinky down last night after an amazing 17 years together!” Aguilera wrote in a moving Instagram post.
The pop star shared a video montage of images of her and Stinky together over the years, that showed their close bond.
“You were my roadie through the tours…breakups…life’s many ups and downs,” the singer continued, in her heartfelt note, adding that Stinky was “My 1st baby before I had any babies…The one and only forever.”
“RIP, Stinky… Run free and with no more misery.”
You can watch the touching montage by pressing play on the video below.