Ten-year-old English Bulldog Shackleford

Ten-year-old English Bulldog Shackleford

Ten-year-old English Bulldog Shackleford stands out among other dogs. His person, Jennifer Bryarly, says he sleeps about 20 hours a day, which isn’t the reason her family thinks he is more like a cat than a dog – it’s that he lives like he’s got nine lives. Once “Shack” walked into the deep end of a pool and “sank to the bottom like a cinderblock.” On another occasion he ate a 2-pound bag of Christmas candies, including the foil wrappers. Jennifer says his stomach has been opened up three times for swallowing two pacifiers and a corncob. The Bryarly family paid for the first surgery, but then wised up and got pet insurance that covered more than $10,000 in vet bills. Shack isn’t much trouble these days, and still likes to get cozy with his other person, Henry.


WANT MORE?
Click to sign up for the Advocate's weekly news digest and be the first to know what’s happening in Preston Hollow.