Things seem to be heating up between Duane “Dog” Chapman and his new girlfriend, Francie Frane.
The Dog the Bounty Hunter star and Francie began dating a few months ago. They became connected when Dog called Francie’s home in search of her husband, Bob, who used to do yard work at his house in Colorado.
Francie was the one who answered the call, and broke the sad news to dog that Bob passed away shortly before Dog’s wife, Beth, passed in June 2019.
Dog and Francie formed a bond over their shared sorrows, and soon a romance blossomed. It wasn’t long before Dog was thinking seriously about Francie and his future with her.
“There will never be another Mrs. Dog but it looks like there will be a final Mrs. Chapman,” Dog said about Francie when he revealed their relationship to The Sun.
Dog’s children have spoken out in support of his new relationship, and dismiss those who criticize their father for moving on after Beth’s passing.
Since going public with their relationship, Dog and Francie have shared a few photos and messages about each other on social media. Francie posted a picture of Dog using some equipment, saying, “Let’s see if we can show this bounty hunting tough guy how to run some equipment, like us country folks do !!”
She also posted a picture of the two of them going on a walk with a canine companion, Lola the bulldog.
“Out enjoying today’s beautiful weather…” she wrote before quoting 2 Corinthians 5:7.
In case it wasn’t obvious enough, Dog just made his admiration for his new sweetheart quite clear.
Taking to Instagram, Dog posted a photo of Francie smiling at the camera while wearing a beige sweater and ripped blue jeans. In the caption, Dog wrote about how he still feels sorrow over Beth’s passing, but Francie now gives him a source of happiness.
“I scream & Cry Beth where are you why did you leave me then I look up & see you Francie & the pain turns to a smile,” he said. He then professed his devotion to her, saying, “I LOVE YOU WOMAN !!“
After losing their spouses, we’re glad to see that Dog and Francie have found comfort and love with each other. We wish them nothing but happiness.
Learn more about the couple’s relationship and what Dog’s children think about it by tuning in to the clip below.