Homeless Mutt Becomes Newest Member of Franciscan Monastery

A schnauzer mutt got his own robe as he was adopted by the monastery.

Call him friar pup.

A stray schnauzer mutt has been taken in by a monastery in Bolivia, where he received not only a new home but a Franciscan habit as well.

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His life is all about playing and running," Friar Jorge Fernandez told The Dodo website. "Here all of the brothers love him very much. He is a creature of God."

The silver-and-black dog had been living on the street before a local animal rescue organization called Proyecto Narices Frias (Cold Nose Project) picked him up and made him available for adoption to the monastery. 

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The brothers posed for photos of the animal, clad in a tiny brown habit with a rope belt, and one friar posted them to Facebook, where they were liked more than 2,000 times.

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