Firehouse 51 will always be your home! Chicago Fire’s Dalmatian, Tuesday, died over the weekend, after working on the series for four years.
Tuesday’s trainer, Christine Mahaney, confirmed the dog’s passing via social media on Monday, May 23, writing, “It breaks my heart to share that Tuesday passed away on Sunday, May 22, due to unforeseen kidney issues.”
The WhatADog founder, who works with a variety of animals for Hollywood projects, shared a photo of the pooch via Instagram, noting, “This may be the most difficult post I ever make.”
Mahaney revealed that due to Tuesday’s sudden passing, the pup’s last episode on the NBC drama will be the season 10 finale, which airs on Wednesday, May 25.
“The love from you, Tuesday’s fans, over the past 4 years has been immense,” the post continued. “Allowing her into your homes and hearts will forever be cherished. Tuesday enjoyed being part of the Chicago Fire family and loved working on set. Her tail never stopped waving. She truly was very special.”
Chicago FireFans met Tuesday during season 7, when her owner Darren Ritter was (Daniel KyriShe brought her to work with her separation anxiety issues. She won over all the firefighters and was soon dubbed the housedog.
Kyri, 26, grieved the loss via his Instagram Story on Tuesday 24 May.
“Heartbroken to learn my little buddy is gone,” he wrote, sharing a snap with the Dalmatian from set. “Sending all my love to her trainer today. I got to spend time with her on set & do all the fun stuff but you took care of her when the cameras weren’t rolling.”
The actor, who joined the drama in 2018, added, “I’ll miss her. Love you Tues!”
Fans will get to see Tuesday one last time during Wednesday’s highly-anticipated finale, which will focus on Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney) and Stella Kidd’s (Miranda Rae Mayo) wedding.
“It was special,” Kinney, 40, exclusively told Us WeeklyFilming the nuptials began earlier in this month. “It was a family affair. It was a big event.”
The Pennsylvania native, who has been part of the cast since its 2012 start, teased that while there may be “plot twists,” viewers won’t be disappointed. “I hope they get as much out of it watching as we did shooting it. It was great. We had a lot of fun,” he added.
The episode will also mark return of Jesse Spencer’s Captain Matthew Casey. The 43-year old Australian native left the series in October 2021 halfway through season 10. “Casey [is] Severide’s best man,” Kinney confirmed to UseBefore the big finale.
Chicago Fire’s season 10 finale will air on NBC Wednesday, May 25, at 9 p.m. ET.