Kevin Bacon and his actress wife Kyra Sedgwick are mourning the death of their beloved dog, Paulie.
The Hollywood couple's Labrador mix, who they adopted from a veterinarian in 1999, passed away on Monday (09Jan11), just weeks after he underwent surgery on a hind leg.
The Footloose actor took to his Twitter.com page to confirm his loss to followers and post a photo of his pooch.
He wrote, "Paulie 1999-2012. Sleep well old friend," while Sedgwick tweeted, "Had to say goodbye to my sweet friend Paulie today. Sleep well old boy."