Bacon and Sedgwick's pooch Paulie dies

Jan. 10, 2012 at 10:00 AM
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NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Kevin Bacon says Paulie, the Lab mix dog he and his wife Kyra Sedgwick adopted in 1999, has died.

"Paulie 1999-2012. Sleep well old friend," Bacon wrote on his WhoSay Web page Monday, alongside a photo of the pooch.

People.com said the dog, who was named for a character in the movie "Rocky," had been dealing with unspecified health issues in recent months.

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