Gogglebox stars have rushed to support The Malone family after they said a heartbreaking goodbye to one of their beloved rottweilers.

The pets have been a firm favourite since they first appeared alongside Tom and Julie Malone on the Channel 4 series, often stealing the show with their adorable antics.

So fans were left devastated when The Malone family revealed one of their rottweilers, Izzey, had passed away.

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Paying tribute to the pooch on Instagram, the family shared a picture of Tom with his arm around his furry friend on the sofa.

They wrote: "Our beautiful girl Izzey, RIP xx We are going to miss you and your gentle ways so very much. Thank you for looking after the Grandkids x."

The couple's son Tom Jr. also wrote to his fans, telling them: "Very sorry to let you all know that sadly Izzey passed away today.

"She was a great dog and we'll miss her dearly."

The Malone family's co-stars rushed to support them with Caerphilly-based couple Dave and Shirely commenting: "Aww sorry to hear that, I know it's hard when you lose a dog."

While sisters Ellie and Izzy also posted their support, with one sharing a string of hearts and the other writing: "Sorry for you loss sending you love."

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