Meet “Big Splash” This red Tibetan Mastiff is the world most expensive dog…

Meet “Big Splash” This red Tibetan Mastiff is the world most expensive dog…

Ancient breed: The dog is a descendant of animals kept by nomadic Chinese tribes Tibetan Mastiff

The million-pound mutt: Red Tibetan Mastiff becomes world's most expensive dog

Ancient breed: The dog is a descendant of animals kept by nomadic Chinese tribes Tibetan Mastiff

Hong Dong, a red Tibetan Mastiff sold to a Chinese coal baron for $1.5 million. Apparently this breed is considered to be both holy and a status symbol. #Dog #Tibetan_Mastiff

Hong Dong, a red Tibetan Mastiff sold to a Chinese coal baron for $1.5 million. Apparently this breed is considered to be both holy and a status symbol. #Dog #Tibetan_Mastiff

A Red Tibetan Mastiff is the most expensive dog in the world. They can cost over one million dollars each.

A Red Tibetan Mastiff is the most expensive dog in the world. They can cost over one million dollars each.

Tibetan Mastiff - OMG! I want this massive, cuddly, teddy bear doggie! ♥ For some reason, I like dogs that are either very tiny, or totally huge. Not so much on average or in-between.

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Tibetan Mastiff - OMG! I want this massive, cuddly, teddy bear doggie! ♥ For some reason, I like dogs that are either very tiny, or totally huge. Not so much on average or in-between.

Red Tibetan Mastiff also known as "Do-Khyi"(translated as "door guard", "dog which may be tied", "dog which may be kept"), reflects its use as a guardian of herds, flocks, tents, villages, monasteries, and palaces, much as the old English ban-dog (also meaning tied dog) was a dog tied outside the home as a guardian.

Red Tibetan Mastiff also known as "Do-Khyi"(translated as "door guard", "dog which may be tied", "dog which may be kept"), reflects its use as a guardian of herds, flocks, tents, villages, monasteries, and palaces, much as the old English ban-dog (also meaning tied dog) was a dog tied outside the home as a guardian.

'Hong Dong' (Red Splash): Red Tibetan Mastiff bought for 1.5 Million Dollars! (blog.tsemtulku.com)

A Puppy Sells for $1.5 Million - Dollars for Dogs - How Much Is That Doggy in the Window?

'Hong Dong' (Red Splash): Red Tibetan Mastiff bought for 1.5 Million Dollars! (blog.tsemtulku.com)

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