A dog bounty hunter is still very much in the midst of his grief from the loss of his soulmate … and he spent his birthday in grief, himself. [1
9659004] Sources close to the Dog tell TMZ … The death of Beth Chapman hit him especially hard on October 29 … when he would celebrate her 52nd birthday. We are told that this day the Dog returned to his hometown of Denver and spent all his time indoors.
A dog sat alone, looking at pictures of Beth and himself, with his family … reflecting on their lives. We were told he was full of tears, but he was not alone. We are told that he called their children and many of Beth's friends to recall and talk about the positive impact she had on their lives.
The dog paid tribute to his late wife on Instagram that day too, with a series of Beth videos from their latest reality show. He said, "There will never be another like you. Happy Birthday Beth! We [love] you!"
As we told you, along with trying to recover emotionally, the Dog was focused on becoming healthier … starting with her diet . He discloses to Dr. Oz was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition – a pulmonary embolism – and added that he would not be around for a long time without improving his heart condition.
Our sources claim that the outpouring of love from fans – who flooded their tribute to IG to Beth with comment – helped. The dog took the time to read these good wishes for his wife's birthday.