RHONJ's Margaret Josephs Announces Sad Passing of Her Precious Yorkie 'Bella'


The reality star  Margaret Josephs from The Real Housewives of New Jersey shared some sad news on Tuesday, June 25 that her adorable Yorkie or Yorkie Mix named Bella has passed.

Josephs included sweet photos of the little dog dressed in sweaters and other outfits and a clip of her drinking water out of a coffee cup.

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Josephs shared the sad tribute on Instagram which read, "Our living angel baby Bella has gone over the rainbow bridge. Our world and hearts are broken. She was the perfect , happiest little bff in the world."

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Josephs then goes on to write, "Always ready to kiss, cuddle , play and brighten up your darkest day. She loved everyone (except for landscapers) and everyone loved her. A piece of me died along with her . She was a rescue but in reality she saved us."

People Magazine reported that Josephs adopted Bella in 2018 when the dog was 5 years old, and she's been a cute fixture in the reality star's Instagram posts since.

People on Instagram are offering their condolences and one person said, "OMG I’m sooo sorry the rescues are the best !!! It’s so heart breaking losing her a huge part of the family !!! Know she’s running free with all her friends who have crossed."

Josephs and her husband, Joe Benigno, were looking for a small hypoallergenic pet when they met Bella.

How heartbreaking for Josephs and her family.

Ways To Honor Your Dog After It Crosses the Rainbow Bridge

Losing a dog is one of the most heartbreaking experiences a pet owner can ever have, and there are many ways you can commemorate the life your precious pup lived and all the joy and love they brought you.

Certain parks have a rainbow bridge where dog owners can place the collar or tags of a dog that has passed. This is a lovely way you can remember your pup and pay homage to all the other beloved dogs who have passed.

You can plant a memorial garden in your yard and place a stone or path marker with your pups name on it.

You can create a memory book filled with beautiful photos of your dog.

You can light a candle in your dog's honor on their birthday, holidays, or whenever it brings you comfort.

You can adopt or foster a dog in honor or your pet, or make a donation in their name to your local animal shelter or Humane Society.

Our hearts go out to everyone who is mourning the loss of their precious dog.