The most expensive dog in the world
The question will be about the dog, which can be purchased for 1, 5 million dollars.
Chinese colliery owners did not spare $ 1, 5 million. For the purchase of 80-pound 11-month-old dog. The most expensive dog in the world is a rare red Tibetan mastiff named "Hong Dong" (which translates as "Big Splash") - this breed is considered one of the oldest and most respected in the world.
Tibetan Mastiff has always been an important part of the history of Tibet. These dogs have traditionally guarded monasteries and camps, as well as, according to Tibetans, it is a holy reincarnation of monks and nuns, whose soul could not enter the kingdom of heaven. In addition, many believe that the presence of the Tibetan Mastiff in the house owners provide health and safety.
As for safety - especially not argue, looking like a large adult specimens of this breed canines Rocks or sweep the camera lens ...
The most expensive dog in the world, Hong Dong, is particularly rare representative of the breed, as it has a red color, which is considered a lucky color. In addition, the dog was grown on a diet of beef, chicken, abalone and sea cucumber. Dog breeder, "Mr. Lu," Hong Dong calls "ideal model", explaining that superior genes make it a phenomenal thoroughbred.
Lu and his team spent a lot of money to raise a dog, and believe that the new owner can easily make a tidy sum by using Hong Dong as a dog. Lu told reporters that although the recent strong demand for this breed is significantly inflated prices - Dong costs still shocking: "When I started in this business 10 years ago, I even could not imagine that we will see the price! ".
Tibetan Mastiff Tibet has always been a treasure, but in recent years become a symbol of status, rank among the diamonds and expensive cars. Among the famous owners of this breed can be called Queen Victoria, King George IV and Genghis Khan. And if you believe the local legend, then the Buddha was also a Tibetan Mastiff.
The title of "most expensive dog in the world" earlier boasted another 18-month-old black Tibetan mastiff with intricate nickname Yangtze River Number Two, bought in 2009 for $ 582 000. Yangtze River number 2 arrived in their new hometown by convoy of 30 limousines and was greeted by local dog lovers with a red banner.