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 [...]