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Actor Tom Hardy Pens Heartbreaking Tribute To His Dog After He Has To Say Goodbye

by Jess Butler
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Tom Hardy is best known for his roles in Inception and The Dark Knight Rises, but behind the scenes, he is known for being a great dog owner.

In a sad turn of events, Tom lost his dog best friend, Woodstock (Woody), who was 6 years old.

According to Daily Mail, Woody passed away after enduring a six-month battle with a muscle disorder called polymyositis.

The loss hit Tom hard, but the famous actor decided to pen an emotional tribute in his late dog’s honor. His beautiful words have been put on display to show his love for Woody.

Tom wrote down his memories from the day they met, mentioned some of the moments that stuck out the most to him, and in the end, thanked Woody for being a true best friend to him for so many years.

Keep scrolling to find out more about Woody’s tribute, and read just how Tom Hardy is choosing to remember his sweet dog.

Tom Hardy standing.

Tom Hardy is one of Hollywood’s most celebrated actors. Today, his name is in the news for the emotional tribute he wrote for his late dog, Woody.

Woody was 6 years old when his battle with polymyositis came to an end. He had been fighting for six months.

After Tom found Woody at 11 months old, the two of them became inseparable. He brought his dog best friend onto movie sets and premieres, letting the world meet the lovable canine too.

An excerpt from the tribute Tom Hardy wrote.

As Tom said goodbye to his best friend, he began writing out the events that occurred on the day they met and what brought them together.

Tom Hardy and Woody.

Tom explains: “He was far too young to leave us and we at home are devastated by his loss. I am ultimately grateful for his loyal companionship and love and it is of some great comfort that he is no longer suffering.”

Tom Hardy writes a tribute.

Tom’s emotions and love for his pal are never-ending, and his beautiful words bring light to how much Woody is to be celebrated!

Tom Hardy sits with Woody.

Woody will always live on in Tom’s heart, and in those whose lives he touched. To see Tom’s entire tribute to Woody, please visit his Tumblr page.

RIP Woody

Rest in peace, Woody. You will be missed dearly, but Tom’s beautiful tribute will help your memory live on!

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