Jay Pritchett’s dog passed away. The dog was one of the stars of TV’s Modern Family the was the beloved dog of Ed O’Neil’s Character. He died exactly a week after filming wrapped. French bulldog Beatrice, who played the beloved and pampered pet of Ed O’Neill’s character Jay Pritchett, passed away earlier this month, according to The Blast sources. Stella was introduced in season two and became a regular part of story lines as Pritchett doted on the dog, much to the annoyance of his wife, played by Sofia Vergara. Beatrice took over the role from another French bulldog, called Brigitte.