OMG This Guy Paid 1.2 m Pound For A Dog – You Want To Know Why?

That is a lot of dog.

1. A property developer in China has apparently paid 12million yuan ($1.9m, £1.2m) for a Tibetan mastiff.

A property developer in China has apparently paid 12million yuan ($1.9m, £1.2m) for a Tibetan mastiff.

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The dog on the left was sold at the record price.

The unnamed new owner, not believed to be the man pictured, is said to have acquired the one-year-old mastiff at a “luxury pet” fair in Zhejiang, AFP quotes the Qianjiang Evening News as reporting.

2. “They have lion’s blood and are top-of-the-range mastiff studs,” the dog’s breeder Zhang Gengyun is quoted as telling the paper.

"They have lion's blood and are top-of-the-range mastiff studs," the dog's breeder Zhang Gengyun is quoted as telling the paper.

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The $2million dog is said to be 80cm tall and weights 90kg.

3. Tibetan mastiffs have become a prized status symbol among China’s wealthy.

Tibetan mastiffs have become a prized status symbol among China’s wealthy.

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4. A red mastiff named “Big Splash” (not pictured) was previously thought to be the most expensive dog after it was sold for a reported 10million yuan ($1.5m, £900,000) in 2011.

A red mastiff named “Big Splash” (not pictured) was previously thought to be the most expensive dog after it was sold for a reported 10million yuan ($1.5m, £900,000) in 2011.

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