Despite Son's Death, Pooch Still Goes Gaga

11/10/2009 3:42 PM PST
Sure, Lady Gaga dons a bunch of crazy outfits and dances her ass off in the new video for "Bad Romance," but what we really care about: The return of Lava, the Great Dane whose son was found dead last month.

Lady Gaga: Click to watch
As TMZ previously reported, Lava and son Rumpus were featured in Gaga's videos for "Paparazzi," "Love Game" and "Poker Face," but Rumpus died unexpectedly in October after a hike in Los Angeles.

Like a true professional, Lava carried on without her pup ... and managed to pull it together for the 8 second appearance above.