Weeks after losing their beloved dog, Khaleesi, the Mellencamp-Arroyave family has two new reasons to smile again.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave, who is six-and-a-half months pregnant, posted a photo on Instagram of her two kids, Slate and Cruz, each holding an adorable little pup in front of the Christmas tree!
"Santa came a bit early," Teddi wrote. "Welcome to the family Porkchop and Havana (Ohh Na Na). While Khaleesi will never be replaced in our hearts, seeing how our snugglebugs lit up with these two, Santa knew exactly what was needed to brighten up the holidays."
The two dogs come after a sad time in Teddi's family. She opened up more about losing Khaleesi on the December 10 episode of Teddi Tea Pod with Teddi Mellencamp, sharing that she dropped the dog off at a doggie daycare facility on her way to her stepdaughter Bella's birthday party and shortly after, received a call that the dog wasn't breathing.
"What they think happened is she either had a brain or spinal injury from a fall, and she passed away," Teddi shared.
She said the family has been in mourning following the loss. "So we spent the last week or so going through this, where sometimes we're crying, sometimes we're laughing, sometimes we're looking at pictures and remembering the good times," Teddi said. "And then sometimes, I'm just numbing it because I am doing so many things right now, and I don't want to bring my energy onto the kids or I also, you know, I realize that I'm having to go to work and do things like that, and I can't bring my sadness into it, but I also know I have to be vulnerable and grieve. But, you know what, I don't really know how."
Here's hoping Porkchop and Havana continue to bring light and healing to the Mellencamp-Arroyaves!
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