“Humans” of Jewell

You may have seem him running around the Quad, or perhaps you have a much more personal relationship with him and he’s played with a toy or chewed on a bone while you took a test. Regardless, the cardigan welsh corgi Brecon approaches celebrity status around William Jewell College’s campus.

Brecon is a purebred and comes from a successful lineage. His father participated in the Westminster Kennel Club dog show while one of his sisters was featured in an ALPO commercial.

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Brecon has spent all of his five years, soon to be six, with Dr. Elaine Reynolds. Dr. Reynolds said he is definitely protective and describes him as a “mama’s boy.”

For fun, Brecon enjoys coming to the College. He likes to socialize with the students, and the campus gives him plenty of opportunities to go for a run. We asked Brecon what his favorite part of campus was.

“Bark, bark,” said Brecon.

This is his first year in a costume for Halloween, and he is excited to show it off for the students. Brecon decided to go for a classic costume, a pumpkin, because of his shape and his overall love for autumn.

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All photos taken by Hannah Garner

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