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Barbra Streisand mourns her dog, 'my beloved girl Samantha'

She once said the pet was “like the daughter I never had”.


Barbra Streisand is mourning the loss of her beloved dog, Sammie.

The 75-year-old star announced the news on her social media accounts, saying: “We cherish every moment of the 14 years we had with her.”

She captioned the image: “Jason took this pic of me holding Sammie on Mother’s Day. This is the last time my picture was taken with my beloved girl Samantha. May she rest in peace… May 2003 – May 2017.”

Streisand has posted numerous photos of herself doting on the fluffy white Coton de Tulear, also known as the “Royal Dog of Madagascar”, in the past.

She once told The Independent Sammie is “like the daughter I never had”.

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