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Tibetan mastiff one doggone expensive pet
(China Daily)
Updated: 2005-03-30 17:20

An exhibition of Tibetan mastiffs held in Tianjin saw one dog named Golden Egg fetch a price of 10 million yuan (US$1.2 million).

The breed, which originally lived in Tibetan Plateaus about 4,000 metres above sea level, is one of China's unique canine species and has a reputation of being one of the most defensive dogs in the world.

Recently, Tibetan mastiffs have become pets to many wealthy urban residents, the Tianjin Morning Post reports.


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