Dog in Small Belarus Village Inherits $1 Million

MINSK, March 31 () – A dog from the small village of Budochka in inherited almost $ 1 million from a US citizen of the Belarusian origin, local Respublika daily reported.

The ten-year-old dog by the name of Zhulik (Swindler) inherited the fortune from late John , who was born in Budochka, but migrated to the United States after the World War II.

According to Zhulik's owner , visited the small village in Belarus in 2007 and said the dog reminded him of his dog Valet that died in 1950s.

Valet was ill at that time and deciding between an expensive for the dog and buying a ticket to Sacramento, Fyodorov chose the latter. The dog died and since then Fyodorov could not forgive himself for the death of best friend.

Maria Protasenya, a lawyer from Minsk, confirmed that a special bank account was opened for the dog and it currently boasts $ 993,700.

According to Fyodorov's last will, the dog has now its own room with a large bed and plasma TV, balanced meals three-times a day, which must include not less than half of a kilogram of meat, as well as walks in the fresh air and showers twice a day.

Zhulik also has the right to travel once a year to any country around the globe, which the dog will be choosing by having pointed its muzzle on a map.

The closest date for the dog to travel is July and Zhulik's owner Potapov said he hoped his pet would point its muzzle on Paris.


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