Sofia Richie Mourns the Death of Her Dog Jake: 'No Words Can Describe How Much He Meant to Me'
Lionel and Sofia Richie are mourning the loss of their dog Jake, who Lionel called "one of our dearest family members"
Sofia Richie is grieving the death of her beloved dog, Jake.
The 20-year-old model shared the sad news that Jake died on social media Monday, posting a heartwarming black-and-white video of a bonding moment between the pair.
Sofia rubbed the pup’s torso and scratched behind his ears as he lay on the ground, at one point reaching his head up to give his owner a sweet kiss.
“Jake became our angel today. No words can describe how much he meant to me. I will forever miss him 💔,” Sofia captioned the clip, writing alongside a follow-up snapshot of herself and Jake longing on a couch, “Bubba 💔”
“My boyfriend named her … I kind of just ran with it. It made me laugh,” she told PEOPLE that month. “I liked Hershey and he liked Hershela, so it was like a middle ground.”
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The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, 39, stepped out for dinner with the couple on Dec. 29. All were spotted by photographers as they left a local pharmacy and before dining at Italian eatery Casa Tua.