Dr. Frank Ryan, the plastic surgeon responsible for Heidi Montag's new look at for other celebs' body work, was Tweeting a message about his border collie just before his fatal car accident in Malibu on Monday, the doctor's girlfriend told People.

The California Highway Patrol confirms Ryan was typing on his Blackberry before the crash but they have not ruled it the cause of the accident. Ryan's ex-girlfriend Charmaine Blake say investigators have told Ryan's family Tweeting was the cause of the wreck.

Ryan's dog, named Jill, suffered injuries to the head, eye and paw.

The doctor's Twitter page is still up and the Tweets above show Ryan's posts at 3:45 and at 4:10 pm on Monday -- just three hours before the crash ...