World’s Priciest Dog Costs $2 Million

This is a file photo of a Tibetan mastiff puppy, not the $2 million puppy.
This is a file photo of a Tibetan mastiff puppy, not the $2 million puppy.

AFP thinks this is the highest price ever paid for a dog, and no wonder: A property developer in China shelled out $2 million for a Tibetan mastiff puppy. A second puppy of the same breed went for about $1 million. The sale came at a “luxury pet” fair in Zhejiang, with the breeder boasting that these dogs “have lion’s blood and are top-of-the-range mastiff studs.”

The gigantic furballs dobear a resemblance to lions, so much so that a zoo in China got caught trying to pass one off as such. But $2 million for a dog? Given that the money came from a developer, MarketWatch thinks it’s further proof of a China property bubble.

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