DEAD: Air Bud

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Air Bud (aged 9)

Buddy (March 23, 1988 – February 10, 1998) was a Golden Retriever dog actor. He was best known for his role as Buddy in the movie Air Bud and as Comet in the TV sitcom Full House.

DEATH: In 1997, Buddy had his right hind leg amputated due to synovial cell sarcoma, a type of cancer that manifests near the joints, although he was still able to shoot hoops. Six months later Air Buddy died in his sleep due to complications from cancer on February 10, 1998, at his owner’s San Diego home.At the time of his death, Buddy was 9 years old.Buddy was a month away from celebrating his 10th birthday. Air Bud: Golden Receiver was dedicated to his memory.

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