Tragic: Gemma Owen, 19, suffered heartache last year after losing her pet dog Ronnie whilst on holiday

Love Island’s Gemma Owen was left devastated after her dog Ronnie passed away #LoveIsland

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‘It was actually heartbreaking for all of us’: Love Island’s Gemma Owen was left devastated after her canine Ronnie handed away whereas she was on vacation – months earlier than getting into the villa

Gemma Owen suffered heartbreak simply final yr when she misplaced her beloved pet canine Ronnie, discovering out the tragic information whereas she was 4,000 miles away on vacation.

The 19-year-old, who entered the Love Island villa this week, mentioned on the time that she was ‘heartbroken’ over the loss.

Describing Ronnie as her ‘greatest mate’, Gemma and her footballer dad Michael Owen each expressed their unhappiness after discovering out the information over a telephone name.

Tragic: Gemma Owen, 19, suffered heartache last year after losing her pet dog Ronnie whilst on holiday

Tragic: Gemma Owen, 19, suffered heartache final yr after dropping her pet canine Ronnie while on vacation

The household’s Staffordshire Bull Terrier took in poor health whereas the truth star and her household had been holidaying in Dubai, with Michael flying again early to work.

Taking to her Instagram Story following the loss, Gemma wrote: ‘A number of days in the past I misplaced my every little thing’, earlier than dubbing Ronnie ‘greatest boy’, over an image of the 2 of them.

Showing on the podcast Strolling The Canine with Emily Dean, Michael described it as ‘the worst vacation we have ever had’.

Heartache: The star, who entered the Love Island villa this week, said at the time that she was 'heartbroken' over the loss

Heartache: The star, who entered the Love Island villa this week, mentioned on the time that she was ‘heartbroken’ over the loss

Close: The family's Staffordshire Bull Terrier took ill while the reality star and her family were holidaying in Dubai, with Michael flying back early to work

Shut: The household’s Staffordshire Bull Terrier took in poor health whereas the truth star and her household had been holidaying in Dubai, with Michael flying again early to work

He detailed: ‘I needed to commentate on a recreation so I had flown again from Dubai and I used to be on air. I had a beep on my telephone. Then as quickly as we bought to an advert break, I checked out it and it was my mum saying ‘name me right away’.

‘I needed to do one other two hours on the present understanding my canine was actually being put down because it occurred.

Michael continued: ‘After which I phoned the children out in Dubai. It was in all probability the perfect factor as a result of it took our thoughts off it just a little bit, however do not get me improper, it was the worst vacation we have ever had.’

Cute: 'He was my best mate. I absolutely loved him. He followed me around everywhere,' explained Gemma

Cute: ‘He was my greatest mate. I completely beloved him. He adopted me round in all places,’ defined Gemma

Gemma's dad Michael explained: Detailing: 'I had to commentate on a game so I had flown back from Dubai and I was on air. I had a beep on my phone. Then as soon as we got to an ad break, I looked at it and it was my mum saying 'call me straight away'

Gemma’s dad Michael defined: Detailing: ‘I needed to commentate on a recreation so I had flown again from Dubai and I used to be on air. I had a beep on my telephone. Then as quickly as we bought to an advert break, I checked out it and it was my mum saying ‘name me right away’

Whereas Gemma added: ‘He was my greatest mate. I completely beloved him. He adopted me round in all places.

‘He was like my canine for my part. He was the perfect ever. It was actually heartbreaking for all of us.’

In December, the household welcomed silver Staffy Kaiser and Italian greyhound Zola to the household – along with Gemma’s 12 horses.

Branded ‘chilly’ by some Love Island viewers, the wonder is presently coupled up with Italian hunk Davide, after initially being paired with Welsh native Liam. 

Clan: The family welcomed silver Staffy Kaiser and Italian greyhound Zola to the family last year (L-R Gemma's sister Emily May, mum Louise, dad Michael, sister Jessica, Gemma and brother James)

Clan: The household welcomed silver Staffy Kaiser and Italian greyhound Zola to the household final yr (L-R Gemma’s sister Emily Could, mum Louise, dad Michael, sister Jessica, Gemma and brother James)