“One of the toughest goodbyes,” he wrote in his Instagram status. “Wanted to make a special tribute to the sweetest boy ever - thank you for all the joy you brought and all the memories.”Tebow has talked about his love of dogs before on several occasions and referred to Bronco as “his son” in at least one tweet. He told AOL.com in 2018 he got Bronco as a gift after he was drafted by the Denver Broncos in 2010.
Sorry, missed National Puppy Day... #TBT when my son Bronco was a puppy! pic.twitter.com/7OfcTk0zE6— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow)
He told the outlet at the time his “sweet and loving” dog was always by his side."For so many people, (dogs) are our best friends and they provide so much joy and love," Tebow told AOL.com last year.He posted several tributes to the Rhodesian Ridgeback on his Twitter account Wednesday night.
Aunt Patty, thank you for loving him, and thank you to all the other people including Miss Shea and Miss Mindy for sharing so much love with Bronco. If you had the pleasure of meeting Bronco, one of the best dogs ever, I would love to hear your story. pic.twitter.com/QyUiQX5wqZ— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow)
Don’t Let Your Dog Ride in the Back of Your Truck Unrestrained. An estimated 100,000 dogs die each year from riding in pickup beds each year, and that doesn’t take into account all of the injuries seen each year. Dogs in pickup beds are also at risk of being hit with debris that can cause injuries.
One of the toughest goodbyes. Wanted to make a special tribute to the sweetest boy ever - thank you for all the joy you brought and all the memories. pic.twitter.com/a5qKLJrn9C— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow)
Our hearts go out to him as he mourns the loss of his beautiful pup!