One of the stars of the hit reality show "Swamp People" has died of heart failure.  Bruce Mitchell, one of the stars of the show, lost his hunting partner Tyler at the age of 13.

Tyler was his hunting dog and three years ago was diagnosed with congestive heart failure.Tyler was a big part of the show known for licking the top of the Alligators heads that his owner Bruce killed.  Tyler was also known for eating Little Debbie "Zebra Cakes" as a treat after a kill.

According to, Bruce buried his beloved dog in the family’s yard. Tyler was 13 years old.