Our hearts broke for Dean McDermott, Tori Spelling and their four children when they revealed their dog, a Maltese named Mitzi, had gone missing — but the 48-year-old shared on Tuesday what he believes really happened to their furry friend.

"She's a really close, close pet. We all loved her, the family loved her. But unfortunately we think coyotes got her, which is sad," he said. "Unfortunately, where we live there's coyotes."

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Tori and Dean with their four kids and Dean's son from his previous marriage.

But fortunately, the family has already moved on and has a new furry family addition, he told TMZ.

His 42-year-old wife shared this photo on Instagram when she went missing in September.

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“[Please] HELP… Our family dog MITZI has gone missing! Spread the word. She disappeared [Sept. 15] from Calabasas,Ca. Has collar on but WRONG info. Needs medication! No questions asked. [Please] return. REWARD,” Tori captioned the image.

We are glad they are coping well!