Dogs in the News - A Very, Very Expensive Dog
OK, we admit this is a beautiful dog:
But would you pay $2,000,000 for it?!? That’s “two mmm…mmm…mmm…million” dollars.
Apparently, last month, some guy in the eastern China province of Zhejiang did, setting a record price for a dog. The Associated Press writes that Tibetan Mastiffs are the ”dog of the moment. Its ownership has come to symbolize wealth and status as much as a new car or an ostentatious mansion.”
According to Sui Huizheng, the breeder who made the sale, his dogs “have lion’s blood and are top-of-the-range mastiff studs. Pure Tibetan mastiffs are very rare, just like our nationally treasured pandas, so the prices are so high.”
I don’t know about you, but this one certainly has us scratching our heads…
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