Meet Friar Bigotón, the stray dog-turned-monk

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  • A stray dog in Bolivia has become a friar under the care and love of the monks
  • Friar Bigoton (Friar Moustache) is now a member of a St. Francis Monastery in Cochabamba, Bolivia
  • St. Francis is known as the patron of animals

With the love and care coming from the monks, a stray dog from Bolivia is now a ‘friar’.

In an article written by Elizabeth of Bored Panda, it was disclosed that a stray dog just became a member of a St. Francis Monastery in Cochabamba, Bolivia and is now known as Friar Bigotón (Friar Moustache).

The monks from the monastery have extended their helping hand to the dog which was living on the streets. They took good care of it and now, the happy dog has been enjoying his life to the fullest — as a monk.

“His life is all about playing and running,” fellow friar Jorge Fernandez said.

“Here, all of the brothers love him very much. He is a creature of God,” he added.

“If only all the churches of our country [would] adopt a dog and care for him like Friar Bigotón,” Proyecto Narices Frías (Cold Nose Project), a local animal rescue, said.

To see more of the dog’s adventures, go to his Facebook account:

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