People.com Lifestyle Pets Reese Witherspoon's 'Sweet' Dog Nash Dies, Actress Hopes He's In 'Dog Heaven' The Big Little Lies actress posted an Instagram tribute to her dog Nash By Kelli Bender Kelli Bender Kelli Bender is the Pets Editor for PEOPLE Digital and PEOPLE magazine. She has been with the PEOPLE brand for more than eight years, working as a writer/producer across PEOPLE's Lifestyle, Features, and Entertainment verticals before taking on her current role. Kelli is also an editor on PEOPLE's Stories to Make You Smile and serves as an editorial lead on PEOPLE's World's Cutest Rescue Dog Contest and Pet Product Awards. Before joining PEOPLE, Kelli helped AOL and Whalerock launch a pet lifestyle site called PawNation. She is a pet parent to a cat named Wallace, and her professional and personal devotion to animals has taken her to three dog weddings ... so far. People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 29, 2019 12:34 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Vivien Killilea/Getty; Reese Witherspoon/Instagram Reese Witherspoon has started her week off on a sad note. The Big Little Lies star and executive producer recently said goodbye to her beloved dog Nash. On Sunday, Witherspoon posted on Instagram that the family pet had died. “Rest In Peace, our Sweet dog, Nash,” she wrote alongside a stunning shot of Nash standing in a garden. “Hope you are running through gorgeous fields of grass and eating all the treats you want in Dog Heaven,” Witherspoon continued. This heartbreaking announcement comes amidst plenty of big news for the actress. Reese Witherspoon Opens Up About Embracing Her Gray Hair and Fine Lines Season two of Big Little Lies, the Emmy-winning HBO series Witherspoon helped bring to television, premieres June 9, and the actress recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of the dark comedy Election, in which she played aspiring high school president Tracy Flick.