Sydney, March 20: A Tibetan mastiff puppy has become the most expensive canine, after it was sold for a whopping 2.09 million dollars in China.
A property developer paid 12 million yuan for the one-year-old golden-haired mastiff at a "luxury pet" fair in the eastern province of Zhejiang, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.
The dog's breeder Zhang Gengyun said that Tibetan mastiffs have lion's blood and are top-of-the-range mastiff studs and added that another red-haired canine had sold for 6 million yuan.
The Tibetan mastiff was 80 centimetres tall and weighed 90 kilograms. (ANI)