Rob Lowe Mourns the Death of His 14-Year-Old Family Dog: 'A Curious, Adventurous Boy'

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Rob Lowe Mourns the Death of His Family Dog
Rob Lowe Mourns the Death of His Family Dog

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Rob Lowe's family dog Wayne has passed away.

On Tuesday, the 57-year-old actor paid tribute to the late pet with an emotional "In Memoriam" on his Instagram page, featuring a sweet shot of Wayne standing chest-deep in a pool.

"We are heartbroken that our beloved Wayne passed away today. He was 14 years old," Lowe captioned the post. "He was a curious, adventurous boy who loved playing chase, stealing snacks, and swimming."

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The star added, "He was also a wonderful actor who did all his own stunts on our backyard Instagram show 'Abandon Crab.' We love you, Wayne! RIP 🐾🙏🏽🕊"

Lowe received an outpouring of support in the comments section from friends and family, including his brother Chad Lowe.

"Godspeed Wayne 💔," wrote the actor, 53.

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Rob's youngest son Edward Matthew said Wayne "is in heaven swimming and stealing bread" now. "Abandon crab forever," he added.

The 9-1-1: Lone Star actor's eldest son John Owen predicted the pup went "Straight to Heaven ❤️."

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Rob Lowe

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Both Katherine Schwarzenegger and Patrick Schwarzenegger chimed in as well.

Katherine, 31, wrote, "Poor Wayne!!! We love you Wayne!" while Patrick, 28, added, "Don't forget drinking jacuzzi water! ❤️❤️."

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Three weeks ago, Lowe and his family welcomed a female Jack Russell terrier puppy.

"Say hello to the newest member of the family, Daisy," Lowe shared on Instagram on Sept. 23 alongside an image of the wide-eyed pup.

"I'm a goner for her," he added.

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