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Millionaire pooch promoting Miami villa as soon as owned by Madonna

Gunther the German shepherd spent a current morning taking part in along with his tennis ball, rolling within the grass, slobbering a bit and napping quite a bit. Later, he had a “assembly” with the actual property brokers promoting his Miami mansion that his handlers purchased from Madonna.
And naturally Gunther was carrying his highest fake diamond canine collar for the assembly — his actual gold collar is again at his primary house in Tuscany. As loopy because it sounds even by Florida’s requirements, Gunther VI inherited his huge fortune, together with the eight-bedroom waterfront house as soon as owned by the “Materials Woman” singer, from his grandfather Gunther IV. At the least that’s what the handlers who handle the property say.

The Tuscan-style villa with views of Biscayne Bay went on sale Wednesday for $31.75 million — a whopping markup from the acquisition 20 years in the past from the pop star for $7.5 million. The house additionally boasts a gilded framed portrait of Gunther IV over the lounge hearth.
The canine’s lineage dates again a long time to when Gunther III inherited a multimillion-dollar belief from late proprietor German countess Karlotta Liebenstein when she died in 1992. Since then, a gaggle of handlers have helped preserve a jet-setting way of life for a succession of canines. There are journeys to the Milan and the Bahamas, the place the newest Gunther just lately dined out at eating places each night — his handlers like to ensure he’s nicely socialized.
German Shepherd Gunther VI chases a tennis ball thrown by handler Stacey Marino exterior of a home formally owned by pop star Madonna (AP Photograph/Lynne Sladky)
A chef cooks his breakfast every morning fabricated from the best meat, recent greens and rice. Typically he enjoys caviar, however there’s by no means any kibble in sight. He travels by non-public jet, works on obedience expertise each day along with his coach and sleeps in a lavish spherical, pink velvet mattress overlooking the bay.
“He lives in Madonna’s former master suite,” stated actual property agent Ruthie Assouline who nabbed the itemizing together with her husband Ethan for the 1.2-acre (0.5 hectare) property in a row of a half-dozen waterfront houses subsequent to a public county park and on the identical road the place Sylvester Stallone as soon as lived.
“He actually sleeps overlooking probably the most magnificent view in an Italian customized mattress within the former bed room of the best pop star on this planet.”
Carla Riccitelli is one in all Gunther’s primary caretakers and is on a board that manages the belief now price nearly $500 million, deciding when to purchase and promote actual property. The group has even bought sports activities groups, together with a males’s soccer staff and ladies’s swimming staff and, sure, Gunther performed on the sphere and attended the meets, she stated.
Riccitelli, a 52-year-old animal lover who resides in Tuscany, met the group taking good care of Gunther almost 30 years in the past. She immediately related with the canine and the mission of the belief, and joined the staff. She additionally helped kind Gunther Rescue a number of years in the past to look after different animals.
She has taken care of the final three Gunthers and sometimes brings the present canine together with her on routine journeys to the market or visits to the kennel the place she cares for strays.

“He’s not aggressive in any respect,” she stated, saying many individuals write off the breed as wolves. “He’s superb with different animals.”
“They’re very protecting with their proprietor, with their folks. They prefer to have the household round so I normally invite mates with different canines over,” she stated throughout a cellphone interview.
She talks with the board that oversees the belief a number of instances a month. The Miami actual property market is so scorching, with such restricted stock, they determined it was an opportune time to promote.
The Assoulines are accustomed to multi-million greenback listings, however this one appeared unbelievable.
“When it was defined that this home was purchased by this German shepherd, I used to be like, ‘What are you speaking about? I’m not following you’,” Ruthie Assouline stated.
When she first met Gunther, he lined her face with such sloppy kisses that he licked off her lipstick, she laughed.
As luxurious as Gunther’s life sound, he nonetheless has drama and hardships like everybody. Again in Italy, Riccitelli has two different canines that stay with Gunther — his favourite playmates.
However she additionally has six cats and a few chickens.
Let’s simply say it’s a piece in progress, Riccitelli stated.
“He’s nonetheless studying to be with six cats.”
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