Hugh Jackman and his family are in mourning, following the passing of their cherished French Bulldog, Dali, who died just a few weeks before his 12th birthday.
Dali lived to a ripe old age by French Bulldog standards, had a really nice life, and was adored by everyone, Jackman said on Instagram adding, “It’s a very sad day for our family.”
Definitely a small dog with a huge personality, Dali seems to have been. He was known as Rockstar, according to Jackman, since he very much followed his own path.
“We’ll miss him, but I know he’s shouting in paradise, ruling the roost and savoring the infinite buffet,” he said.
Although losing a beloved pet is never easy, Dali clearly appeared to be in wonderful health up to the very end.
Although Dali was still up and about for a trip on the beach just six weeks ago, French Bulldogs are prone to their own particular health difficulties.
His devotion to both Dali and his other dog, Allegra, a Poodle Terrier mix.
Naturally, as a sought-after actor, he frequently had to be away from his puppies for extended periods of time, but as this post amply demonstrates, Dali handled his human absence very well.
In addition to being completely lovely, French Bulldogs are the second most common breed of dog in the US. You can read more about them in our list of six fascinating French Bulldog facts, where you’ll also learn that they do have a propensity to fart a lot.
As evidenced by our advice on how to train a French Bulldog, they may occasionally be challenging little puppies. The fact that they can be obstinate and unyielding despite their intelligence makes them a challenge that Jackman undoubtedly encountered.
In another Instagram post, he describes how he brought Dali home for the first time and walked in with a trainer, who stated after taking one glance, “You have a Frenchie, huh? I will not waste my precious time taking your money
The Jackman family loved Dali regardless of his untrainable character, and we’re sure they’re missing him horribly right now. More pictures of Dali the Rockstar Frenchie and Allegra may be found on Hugh Jackman’s Instagram account.