Monastery Adopted a Stray Dog and now He Enjoys his Life as a Monk
Meet Friar Bigotón (Friar “Moustache”), the stray doggie who just became a member of a St Francis Monastery in Cochabamba, Bolivia. The saint after which the Franciscan order was established is known as the patron of animals, so it’s only natural that the monks extended their helping hand to the pooch living on the streets. Now he is one happy doggie who gets to enjoy life to the fullest.
When the friars posted photos of their latest member, they didn’t know that he would become a viral sensation. The good-humored friars dressed up the dog they adopted from an animal rescue in the traditional Franciscan garb as a humorous gesture, but it has gone on to win the hearts of millions of people around the world and to help encourage animal adoption.