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Two white Tibetan mastiff puppies relax atop a crate at a dog show in Shenyang City, Liaoning province, China on March 19.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Massively expensive Mastiffs

Two white Tibetan mastiff puppies relax atop a crate at a dog show in Shenyang City in China's Liaoning province on March 19.

The breed has become a wealthy status symbol in China and is now considered to be the most expensive dog. One wealthy Chinese man recently paid more than $1.5 million for an 11-month-old red Tibetan mastiff.