Dog Named Friar Mustache Is A Real-Life Bolivian Monk

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In the country of Bolivia, in the valley of Cochabamba, in the city of the same name, there exists a Franciscan monastery near the Andes Mountains with a very special monk: his name is Friar Bigotn (or Friar Mustache in English.) Oh, and he’s a dog.

Well, not just a dog-a ridiculously adorable Schnauzer dog, especially when he wears his little Franciscan habit.

His life is about playing and running, said Friar Jorge Fernandez, who spoke to The Dodo. Here, all of the brothers love him very much. He is a creature of God.

Friar Mustache didn’t always live in the comfort of a monastery, surrounded by humans who love him. There was a time when he lived on the streets as a stray, like so many other unlucky animals all over the world.

But with the help of Proyecto Narices Fras-or the Cold Nose Project-Friar Mustache was saved and eventually adopted by the monastery and its members. He was originally given the name Carmelo, but after being inducted into the monastery, he was given the more formal title of Friar Mustache.

It’s safe to say that his life is much better now that he spends his days running and playing with his brothers, not to mention sniffing out the local fish.

The Cold Nose Project hopes that Friar Mustache’s story encourages other monasteries and churches to open their doors to pets in need.

If only all the churches of our country adopt a dog and care for him like Friar Bigotn, they wrote on Facebook, we are sure that the parishioners would follow his example.

Hopefully, they’ll take heed of the message-not just in Bolivia, but in every country, everywhere. Until then, we can be thankful that the Franciscan monastery of Cochabamba and Friar Mustache have set such an adorable example.

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Dog Named Friar Mustache Is A Real-Life Bolivian Monk

Tyra the Gordon Setter

When we first went to the SPCA to take a peek at Tyra it was because she was listed as a Rottweiler cross.  Not too many people are willing to adopt big black dogs, we are AND we were looking for a companion for Bogey, a rottweiler/husky cross.

Imagine our surprise when she cam prancing out from the back!  I knew right away just by the way she was acting that she was not a Rottie!  However when you take a look at these pictures of the Gordon Setter you will understand why they thought she might be at least partially rottie!

Tyra the Gordon Setter

12 Of The Best Toys And Treats From The Twelve Days Of Dogsmas

We just wrapped up the best twelve days of the year, the 12 Days Of Dogsmas that is!

But that doesn’t mean you won’t have a chance to take advantage of all the savings 12 Days Of Dogsmas had to offer! That’s right, it’s officially Day 13 of 12 Days Of Dogsmas and we’re offering 20% off all BarkShop products for today and today only (12/13/16)!!!!!

Here are twelve of the top products we featured during the 12 Days Of Dogsmas!

1. Andi’s Famous Dumplings

Super squishable, super adorable. From our Foodie Collection!


2. Chilly’s Paw Warmers

This pair of mittens is a tough dog toy to lose, thanks to the rope tying them together! From our Outdoorsy Collection!


3. Bacon Brew Biscuits

When the clock strikes Beer o’clock, open up a bag of these biscuits and share a brew with with your favorite drinking buddy: your dog! From our Party Animal Collection!


4. Paws to Enjoy Life Treats Tin

All of that celebrating will work up an appetite, so your dog will dig the Treat-filled Tin stuffed with dehydrated lamb liver! From our Fashionista Collection!


5. Yappy Meal Bundle

Chicken tenders, waffle fries, and a soda can toy: we’re serving up an extra helping of nostalgia with this bundle. From our Munchie Collection!


6. Pimm’s Pencil + Bully Stick Bundle

You can twist to unlock and separate the eraser, allowing you to stuff the pencil with a steer stick! From our Nerdy Collection!


7. Taxi Toy

Pups love this plush NYC taxi just as much as you hate the real thing! From our Jet Setter Collection!


8. Benebone Bundle

Which Benebone to choose? Skip the tough decision, and try all three chews! From our Gnawty Collection!


9. Diamond Plate Ball

Covered with a durable diamond-plate pattern for a good grip, it’s a non-toxic toy your pooch will love chasing. From our Super Chewer Collection!


10. Striped Dog Teepee

Pitch this striped dog tent, and make your pup feel at home on the range. Sewn from heavy black & white striped canvas by the folks at Pipolli, setup is a cinch. From our Snuggler Collection!


11. Bulb Treat Dispenser

Don’t be fooled by their ‘vintage lights’ look; these babies are alllll chew toy. And they house hidden Treat Spots where you can stick biscuits or morsels of leftovers. From our Festive Collection!


12. Destroyer’s Club Holiday Feast Bundle

When your dog’s hunger for trouble reaches Level Five (the highest level!), the Destroyer’s Club Holiday Feast Bundle rises to the test. From our Destroyer’s Collection!


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12 Of The Best Toys And Treats From The Twelve Days Of Dogsmas

Tis The Season To Clean Up After Your Dog

No one likes to step in dog poo, which is why pooper scoopers and dog poop bags were created. With Christmas right around the corner, you might as well make it a little more festive with these adorable dog poop bags by BoTy Dogs! I’m in love with their logo as well as their motto: “Going For a Walk.”

Check out the full blog post here;


Tis The Season To Clean Up After Your Dog

Clean Up After Your Dog in Time for the Holidays

Clean Up After Your Dog in Time for the Holidays

Just in time for the holidays! A fun way to clean up after your pup with #ChristmasDogBags

They are Christmas themed bags, Santa himself picking up the poo, that are great for walking and picking up after dogs of any size.

There are 4 rolls in total with many bags to last a while!

Check out the full review here:

Clean Up After Your Dog in Time for the Holidays

Taking Your Cute Lil Pal for a Walk

Taking Your Cute Lil Pal for a WalkSo, It is a nice day and you are walking with your dog! UhOH!!! Your cute lil pal decides he needs to use the bathroom. Even bigger UhOH, It is number 2!!!! Good thing you have your BoTy Dog Christmas Poop Bags along side!! 

Check out the full review here:



Taking Your Cute Lil Pal for a Walk