Carrie Underwood announced some tragic news via Instagram on Monday.
The singer-songwriter, 39, posted several pictures of her dog Ace and told her more than 11million followers that he had passed away.
Underwood's snaps showed the big-eared pup in a number of positions including one where she gave him a smooch on the cheek and another in which an Elf on the Shelf sat on his back.
Sharing a loss: Carrie Underwood announced some tragic news via Instagram on Monday
'Last night my sweet Ace left this world…he will forever live on in our hearts and be forever missed,' the American Idol champion wrote.
'He was there for me when I was on my own trying to figure out life when it was at its craziest! He was with me through 3 houses, 6 tours and 2 kids…always ready to snuggle and play…through all the highs and low,' she added.
'He was a true friend and a good boy till the very end. I love you, sweet Ace…see you on the other side…[broken heart emoji].'
A number of Underwood's famous friends and followers shared in the star's grief in the post's comments section.