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Instagram-famous french bulldog dies in New York City

A social-media famous dog died on Wednesday after undergoing surgery at a New York City animal hospital. 

Chloe the Mini Frenchie died while she was in recovery after undergoing routine surgery, according to her Instagram page.

Loni Edwards, the owner behind the profile that had more than 179,000 followers, posted a statement to explain the pooch’s unexpected health turn – placing the blame on BluePearl Veterinary Partners’ location in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood.  

Chloe, who was four at the time of her death, had more than 179,000 followers

Chloe the Mini Frenchie died while she was in recovery after undergoing routine surgery on Wednesday. She is pictured left with her owner Loni Edwards

Loni Edwards, Chloe's owner, posted a statement to explain the pooch's unexpected health turn

Loni Edwards, Chloe’s owner, posted a statement to explain the pooch’s unexpected health turn

Edwards placed the blame on BluePearl Veterinary Partners' location in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood

Edwards placed the blame on BluePearl Veterinary Partners’ location in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood

She claims that after Chloe’s successful and routine surgery she was hooked up to an oxygen tank, even though she didn’t need to be. 

The oxygen, Edwards explained, created pressure which caused Chloe’s lungs to burst and ultimately killed her.  

‘We’re numb and heartbroken to share that Chloe has gone to heaven,’ she wrote in the statement, according to Page Six. 

‘She was perfectly healthy in this morning when she went in for a routine procedure, and she did great with the surgery like the fighter she was. 

‘She was then brought to blue pearl in Chelsea for overnight observation for extra safety and the staff there erroneously directly attached oxygen to her, the pressure of which blew out her lungs, lead to multiple cardiac arrests and ultimately killed her.

‘She fought so so hard to stay with us, but the fatal error was simply too much for our little nugget to overcome. 

‘Thank you for loving Chloe these past four years. She was an incredible pup and we’re going to miss her so much.’ 

Edwards claims that after Chloe's successful and routine surgery she was hooked up to an oxygen tank, even though she didn't need to be

Edwards claims that after Chloe’s successful and routine surgery she was hooked up to an oxygen tank, even though she didn’t need to be

'Thank you for loving Chloe these past four years. She was an incredible pup and we're going to miss her so much,' Edwards wrote about her pooch

In a statement to Page Six, BluePearl has said it is conducting an investigation into Chloe's death

In a statement to Page Six, BluePearl has said it is conducting an investigation into Chloe’s death 

Chloe gained social-media fame when Instagram users saw her adorable posed photos, many of which saw the four-year-old pup wearing adorable costumes 

Chloe gained social-media fame when Instagram users saw her adorable posed photos, many of which saw the four-year-old pup wearing adorable costumes 

In a statement to Page Six, BluePearl has said it is conducting an investigation into Chloe’s death. 

‘We are so very sorry for the loss of Chloe, a special dog who brought joy to thousands of people,’ a BluePearl spokesperson said Thursday. 

The spokesperson said BluePearl is taking ‘immediate steps’ to be sure nothing like this happens again at one of their hospitals. 

They also said the hospital will be working with Edwards to find out what happened to Chloe and make amends. 

‘As animal lovers, we are so saddened by Chloe’s death, and we are committed to working with the Edwards family and responding to their concerns,’ the statement finished.  

Chloe gained social-media fame when Instagram users saw her adorable posed photos, many of which saw the four-year-old pup wearing adorable costumes. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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