NEVEN Maguire has revealed his family was left heartbroken after one of their dogs was hit and killed by a car.
The celebrity chef shared the “sad news” as he paid tribute to the adorable dog Benji.
Taken to Twitter This morning he said: “Some sad news, one of our Benji dogs was knocked down and killed yesterday.
“We love our dogs, they have brought us so much happiness.” .
“We are very sad and will miss Benji very much.
“Thank you [you] for all the happy memories, laughter and joy.
“He has touched our lives so much we will always cherish.”
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Popular RTE The chef also has another adorable Bichon named Roxy, and he often shares photos and videos of the couple on social media.
Fans flocked to the comments to express their condolences to Neven.
One said: “So sorry Neven, Losing a furry member of the family is losing a whole family member. RIP.”
Another added: “That’s terrible news Neven. The children must be devastated too. Poor Benji.”
And another fan said: “Neven, I’m so sorry to read your sad news. I can imagine how devastated you must all be.
“I always love seeing photos and videos of Benji with Roxy, always by your side, so loving and loyal. Can’t imagine how heartbroken your twins must be, how heartbreaking it must be. .”
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Meanwhile, others were flooded with comments with stories of their own beloved pets crossing the rainbow bridge.
One said: “Oh, I know that feeling. Sooty was hit by a tractor in our lane. I was heartbroken 4 years ago and still think about her. You will have fond memories. about Benji and he won’t be able to forget it.”
Another said: “So sorry for your loss. RIP Benji. My sister and I had a simulated experience last year and still can’t stand talking about it. Her other dog. She had to be brought down two weeks later. They now have a new puppy named Ollie.”
And another added: “Neven this is so sad. It happened to us a few years ago and it broke our hearts. Sending you all a big hug especially Lucia and Conor.”
https://www.thesun.ie/tvandshowbiz/8242102/neven-maguire-dog-benji-killed-fans-support/ RTE chef Neven Maguire reveals family is heartbroken when dog Benji dies after being hit by a car