Elle Woods from Legally Blonde—The Musical will have now have to roam the halls of Harvard Law without her canine companion Bruiser Woods.

Bruiser Woods, whose real name is Chico died Monday, according to Deadline Hollywood.

The chihuahua appeared throughout the 2007-2008 Broadway run of the show.

The pup made history as the first dog to be trusted delivering the production’s opening scene, according to Deadline Hollywood.

In the scene, one of Elle’s sorority sisters asks Bruiser where Elle is. Bruiser responds with a bark for his answer, and the conversation continues that way to set up the rest of the act.

Throughout the musical, Bruiser is a friend Elle can rely on as she finds her way around Harvard Law.

Chico's trainer William Berloni said the dog was 14. 

On Monday, March 11th, our beloved Chico crossed the rainbow bridge. His journey to the Palace Theater, where he originated the role of Bruiser Woods in LEGALLY BLONDE - THE MUSICAL, began at the...

What other people are reading right now:

►Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Download the 10News app now.

Have a news tip? Email desk@wtsp.com, or visit our Facebook page or Twitter feed.