Katie Price's dog dies after being hit by car

Former model says she is 'shocked and numb'

Katie Price during her appearance on Jeremy Vine on 5, recorded at ITN studios in central London. Picture date: Friday March 24, 2023. (Photo by Aaron Chown/PA Images via Getty Images)
Katie Price is mourning the death of a beloved pet. (PA Images via Getty Images)

Katie Price's dog Blade has died after being hit by a car near her Sussex home.

Price announced the loss on Instagram, writing: "Words can’t express the lost of my best friend my protector my absolutely everything who had sadly passed away today I have no words to say how I’m feeling but numb and shocked rip Blade."

It is believed that Blade was killed on the A24 according to a local veterinary group.

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The death of Blade comes just months after another of Price's dogs was killed on the same road.

Price's ownership of animals has come under much criticism in recent years given many of her pets have ended up deceased when in her care.

The former model has also seen two other dogs hit by cars as well as one of her horses in 2017.

Another dog was also suffocated by her family's nanny when she sat on it after it had been given cannabis oil.

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30,000 people signed a petition to ban Price from owning animals with the post accusing her of neglect and it says "animals just go missing in her home never to been seen again".

Katie Price speaks out on her drink-drive crash. (Channel 4)
Katie Price has faced past criticism for her pet ownership. (Channel 4)

There are also accusations that one of Price's dogs drowned in her swimming pool and that another attacked chickens belonging to a neighbour.

The petition also lists a number of other alleged offences: “A dog trained to attack people. Also ripped her cat apart. The neglect seen on her show My Crazy Life. Cat poo with mold growing on it. Dog poo just left on the floor. Clothes dumped all over the place."

Price still owns several chihuahuas called Captain, Buddy, Colin and Batman.

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