Salma Hayek Says Her Dog Was Fatally Shot: 'He Didn't Deserve a Slow and Painful Death'

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Salma Hayek
is mourning the death of her beloved dog.

The 49-year-old actress took to Instagram on Friday to reveal the sad news that her dog, Mozart, was found fatally shot last week.

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“I haven’t posted for a week as I [have] been mourning the death of my dog, Mozart who I personally delivered out of his mother’s womb,” Hayek wrote on Instagram, along with a sweet snap.

“He was found dead in my ranch last Friday with a shot close to his heart,” she continued. “I am hoping that the Washington State authorities do justice to this wonderful dog whom in 9 years never bit or attacked anyone. He loved his territory and never strayed away…he was the most loving and loyal companion.”

Hayek ended the note, which was also written in Spanish, with this declaration: “He didn’t deserve a slow and painful death.”

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I haven't posted for a week as I been mourning the death of my dog, Mozart who I personally delivered out of his mother's womb. He was found dead in my ranch last Friday with a shot close to his heart. I am hoping that the Washington State authorities do justice to this wonderful dog whom in 9 years never bit or attacked anyone. He loved his territory and never strayed away...he was the most loving and loyal companion. He didn't deserve a slow and painful death. #doglover #animalrights #dog #dogoftheday #rip #delivery #washingtonstateauthorities Hace una semana que no pongo nada ya que he estado de duelo por la muerte de mi perro Mozart. De quién fui la partera, lo encontramos el viernes pasado con un tiro cerca del corazón. Espero que las autoridades del estado de Washington le hagan justicia a este extraordinario perro que durante 9 años nunca mordió o atacó a nadie, adoraba su territorio y nunca se escapó. Era el compañero más leal y no se merecía una muerte lenta y dolorosa. #muerte #perro #justiciaporlosanimales

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The actress, whose Instagram is filled with adoring pics with her animals, shared a photo of her cuddling with one of the canine co-star on the set of Drunk Parents earlier this month.

“I love dogs so much that I can’t resist cuddling with them – even when they’ve helped arrest me in the movie we’re shooting!” Hayek captioned, with the hashtags “#love,” “#dogs” and “#cuddle.”

Last July, Hayek was one of several A-listers outraged over the killing of Cecil the Lion. Watch the video below to hear what she had to say exclusively to ET.