Seven-year-old Dachshund left $100,000 trust fund

Winnie Pooh the Dachshund was set up with a six-figure trust fund 6 years ago by Winnie’s late owner, Patricia Bowers. Subsequently, in recent months, a lawsuit has been filed by the caregiver claiming the executor of the estate has distributed almost none of the money to cover the pup’s expenses, including emergency medical care.

While the majority of us won’t have the benefit of a trust fund amounting to hundreds of thousands of pounds, it’s becoming increasingly popular among the particularly affluent to ensure money is made available for the care of a pet after death.

This is also sometimes done at the expense of other family members.

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