On Sunday evening, Ice-T revealed to his Twitter followers that one of his bulldogs passed away earlier in the day.
"Terrible News: This morning I lost my Best Friend," he wrote online. "Spartacus died from a complication after surgery…He had cancer in his knee…So sad."
Coco added, "My heart is hurting tremendously today. Sparty died after knee surgery complications. He was my 1st baby with Ice. There'll never be another."
Just a few days ago, the famous dog was celebrating Thanksgiving with Ice-T and fellow bulldog Maximus. And yes, their owners documented the fun on a Facebook page dedicated to the pets.
"Happy Thanks Thanksgiving!" the post stated. "Watching the football game with Dad."
As many fans know, Spartacus lived quite a special life with his loving owners. Whether walking red carpets or attending night clubs, the bulldog never strayed too far away from Ice-T and Coco.
And yes, he also received plenty of screen time on the family's reality show and talk show.
Most recently, Spartacus gained a new friend in Coco and Ice-T's daughter baby Chanel. In fact, the dog's Instagram page—managed by mom and dad—gave fans a look inside their bond.
"Watching out for our little lady....." one photo caption read as Chanel posed next to her four-legged friend. "No one can mess with our little sis!"
Baby Chanel's account would later post: "I lost my big bro Spartacus today after knee surgery.He was a cuddler & a lover.Had a short time w/ him but worth every minute of it."