LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 09: "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak speaks as he is inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the NAB Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner at Encore Las Vegas on April 9, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NAB Show, the trade show of the National Association of Broadcasters and the world's largest electronic media show, runs through April 12 and features more than 1,700 exhibitors and 102,000 attendees. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Wheel of Fortune has been on the air for nearly five decades, and not often do I watch it with anticipation of crying but this time it worked the waterworks on me.

Last week, the story was flipped. Pat Sajak shared amazing news that his son, Patrick, had graduated from medical school. He proudly announced that his son became a doctor! This week, he shared the heartbreaking announcement that his family had to say goodbye to their dog of 12 years, Stella. When he revealed the news to Vanna White and the entireĀ Wheel of Fortune audience he noted that, “It was a very sad time for the Sajak family.”

If you missed the announcement, or just want to feel like you’re chopping onions, here is the video.