Sheep fits in just fine with his new “pack”

elaine | November 15, 2012

Remember the Sesame Street song; One of these things is not like the others,One of these things just doesn’t belong..

Well that is what I think when I see these pictures.
Wolfgang Grensens goes for a walk with his lamb Wally and his three Australian shepherds in Luebeck, northern Germany. Hobby shepherd, Grensens, decided to [...]

Dogs blessed during Nepali festival

elaine | November 13, 2012

Policemen apply vermillion powder and perform rituals on a dog during the Tihar festival at a police kennel division in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security during the Tihar festival, one of the most important Hindu festivals dedicated to the worship of the Goddess of wealth Laxmi.
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Man pays 1.5 million dollars for puppy

elaine | March 16, 2011

Money might not be able to buy love, but it can buy you the title of owner of the world’s most expensive dog. 
That’s the price a Chinese business tycoon paid for a purebred Red Tibetan Mastiff
The proud new owner – reportedly a coal baron from northern China – will need plenty of space for his [...]

Rich in China are spending exorbitant amounts for certain dogs

elaine | March 24, 2010

BEIJING(AP) — China’s latest must-have luxury for the ultra-rich, to go with mansions and sports cars, is a large dog with massive amounts of hair best known for herding sheep in Tibet.
Once banned by the Communist Party as bourgeois, pet ownership is booming in China, and the Tibetan mastiff is the dog of the moment [...]