Why, Steve? Why? From Mediaite:

“I have a friend who lives here in New York City,” he began. “Their little dog saw a bird just off the balcony, jumped to get it… Thirty-five stories.”

Interim host Juliet Huddy looked mildly to utterly horrified. “Did he…?” she asked hesitantly.

“Didn’t have a happy ending,” Doocy confirmed.

As you might imagine, host Brian Kilmeade couldn’t quite focus on creating a nice segue to his sports segment from a story about a dead dog. “What kind of toss is that?!” he demanded.