Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s dog, Killer, dies of cancer
It is always a sad day when your dog passes away, and unfortunately NASCAR fan-favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr. knows that all too well. The Hendrick Motorsports driver took to his Twitter account on Sunday to let the world know his dog, Killer, had died after a battle with cancer.
It's with a heavy heart that I must share the sad news of our dog Killers passing from cancer. He was special. pic.twitter.com/g7dmDWac7O
— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) January 18, 2015
Still can't believe we are going to be without Killer. The house just isn't the same. He brought us so much joy & will be greatly missed.
— Amy Reimann (@Amy_Reimann) January 19, 2015
After his tweet went out, many NASCAR drivers came out to offer their condolences for the passing of Killer.
@DaleJr I am really sorry to hear that. I know exactly how you feel unfortunately. It's a shame they can't have our lifespan! Now an angel.
— Danica Patrick (@DanicaPatrick) January 18, 2015
Darn @DaleJr I am really Sorry.
— Kenny Wallace (@Kenny_Wallace) January 18, 2015
— Justin Allgaier (@J_Allgaier) January 18, 2015
@DaleJr 😔 sorry for your loss buddy
— Alex Bowman (@AlexBRacing) January 19, 2015