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Christian Science Monitor - 04 Apr 2018 Tibetan mastiff twins sell for record-breaking $3 million in China
One of the twins — a golden-haired Tibetan mastiff — was sold for $12 million yuan, and his red-haired brother went for $6 million yuan. Zhang said the buyer, from eastern Shandong province, paid him the 18 million yuan with his credit card. Zhang ...
Muskogee Daily Phoenix - 06 Jan 2019 Local dog AKC Best of Breed at National Championships
Deborah Mayer and Gemma greet a visitor at her front door. Gemma jumps on the legs of the visitor, seeking attention and affection.
Federal News Network - 16 Jan 2019 Is your TSP account shrinking?
Many feds, young, old or retired, invested heavily in the stock-indexed C, S and I funds are nervous about their TSP accounts. We asked financial planner Arthur ...
Tufts Now - 20 Jul 2018 Where the Wild—and Dangerous—Dogs Roam
When Yang Yu, VG16, arrived in the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southern Qinghai, China, the first thing she noticed was the dogs. Huge and black ...
Yahoo Finance - 03 Jan 2019 Why These Million Dollar Dogs Are Now Being Tossed Away.
When the fad ended it was the dogs that were harmed.
Northwest Georgia News - 20 Nov 2018 Cedartown's Audrey Lee celebrates pups success | Local
Audrey Lee, a local business owner, has a lot to smile about these days. That's because her dog Evo is ranked number 1 Tibetan Mastiff for AKC (American ...
PEOPLE.com - 14 May 2018 Family Realizes Pet Dog Is a Bear After Animal Starts to Walk Around on Hind Legs
The family believed the dog was a Tibetan Mastiff, a breed that can grow to be quite large.
New Hyde Park, NY Patch - 23 Aug 2018 Nassau Man Severely Neglected Pet Tibetan Mastiff: DA
Nassau Man Severely Neglected Pet Dog: DA - New Hyde Park, NY - Authorities say the dog was incredibly malnourished and had live maggots in its skin when ...
New York Times - 17 Apr 2015 Once-Prized Tibetan Mastiffs Are Discarded as Fad Ends in China
During the heights of a Tibetan mastiff craze, the dogs fetched as much as $200000 each. Now, some are being sold to a slaughterhouse for $5 a head.
OregonLive.com - 27 Sep 2018 Wolf in OR-7's territory kills dog in Southern Oregon
The Tibetan mastiff was killed while guarding cattle near Prospect.
Quartz - 21 Sep 2017 Tibetan mastiffs: Abandoned by rich Chinese, thousands of giant dogs roam wild in China and Tibet
Tibet is full of unwanted dogs. Areas of the Tibetan plateau have become flooded with giant, fluffy unwanted Tibetan mastiffs, once the most sought after dogs in ...
Capital Press - 28 Sep 2018 Wolves kill guard dog at SW Oregon ranch
Ted Birdseye had already lost three calves to wolves from the Rogue pack in southwest Oregon back in January. On Sept. 24, wolves returned and killed one of ...
Mental Floss - 26 Nov 2018 The 8 Most Expensive Dog Breeds in the World
The average pet parent shells out $1675 per year on their pooch—which is only a fraction of what you'd pay for one of these purebred puppers.
Science Magazine - 06 Dec 2016 Tibetan dogs can survive at high altitudes, thanks to ancient breeding with wolves
Tibetan mastiffs thrive where most dogs and people can't: in the thin, frigid mountain air above 4000 meters. A new study suggests they acquired this talent by ...
Mail Tribune - 27 Sep 2018 Rogue Pack kills guard dog
A livestock guardian dog was attacked and killed Monday by wolves southeast of Prospect in an area frequented by gray wolf OR-7 and his Rogue Pack, ...
Times of India - 01 Jan 2019 When the pooches put their best foot forward in Lucknow
The annual dog show of the Oudh Kennel Club, that was organised in Lucknow a couple of weeks ago, was a huge success this year too.
chinadialogue - 06 Feb 2017 Tibetan mastiffs, abandoned and dangerous | China Dialogue
Urbanisation and uncontrolled breeding of mastiffs have resulted in a surge of stray dogs on the Tibetan plateau, writes Wang Yan.
National Geographic - 16 May 2018 How a Family in China Mistook an Asiatic Black Bear for a Dog
This week, news of a family in China who had allegedly thought they had adopted a Tibetan mastiff was circulating after it was revealed that the dog was, in fact, ...
UPI - 15 May 2018 Family gives up 'puppy' that turned out to be black bear
A Chinese family said they had to give up the "puppy" they adopted two years ago when it turned out to be an Asiatic black bear.
National Geographic - 24 Feb 2018 For Year of the Dog, the Surprising History of Chinese Dog Breeds
This is the Year of the Dog, according to the Chinese Zodiac, and in the holiday spirit we decided to sniff out the facts on some canine breeds native to China.
Business Insider - 16 May 2018 A family raised a dog for 2 years only to find out it was actually a bear
It's not every day you see a 250-pound dog walking on hind legs. For one family in China, that's exactly what their "dog" started doing.
The Hollywood Unlocked - 14 May 2018 Woman Discovers That Her Pet Tibetan Mastiff Was Actually A Black Bear
A woman from Yunnan Province in China discovered that her beloved pet "dog" of two years was actually an Asiatic Black Bear.
Daily Telegraph - 29 Sep 2018 Most expensive dog breed: Tibetan Mastiff puppies cost $7,000
AUSTRALIANS are increasingly turning their back on the scruffy mutt of old in favour of designer pooches which can cost almost as much as a new car.
thethirdpole.net - 26 Apr 2017 Video: Abandoned Tibetan Mastiffs
This documentary reveals the hardships faced by stray dogs on the Tibetan plateau, where urbanization uncontrolled breeding of mastiffs have resulted in a ...
Washington Post - 19 Mar 2014 This dog just went for $2 million at a Chinese pet fair
A Tibetan Mastiff — an ancient breed of dog that looks more lion than canine — just went for nearly $2 million at a Chinese “luxury pet fair” in the eastern ...
National Geographic - 16 Aug 2013 What's a Tibetan Mastiff? Explaining Dog Posed as Lion
Get the facts about the Tibetan mastiff, the large dog that a Chinese zoo recently passed off as an African lion.
South China Morning Post - 06 Dec 2017 Five-year-old savaged by Tibetan mastiff in China
A five-year-old boy suffered head injuries that required dozens of stitches after he was attacked by a Tibetan mastiff in southwest China, local media reported.
Business Insider - 20 Sep 2018 10 of the most expensive dog breeds
Sometimes a man's best friend can be quite costly. From the Pharoah Hound to the Samoyed, here are the most expensive dog breeds, arguably worth every ...
South China Morning Post - 07 Oct 2014 Tibetan mastiff attack stirs debate about dangers of ‘world’s most expensive dog’
Revered as a status symbol in mainland China, the Tibetan mastiff can be a highly dangerous, ferocious animal, as a woman in Beijing's Miyun county found out ...
gbtimes - 02 Jan 2017 Over 5000 Tibetan Mastiff dogs abandoned in NW China
Over 5000 Tibetan Mastiff dogs have been captured and housed in animal shelters in northwest China as an increasing number of owners abandon their pets.
thethirdpole.net - 25 Dec 2017 Top 2017 stories: Abandoned Tibetan mastiffs
Zhang Lizhi loves dogs. But her encounter with two of them in Yushu, in the northwestern province of Qinghai on the Tibetan plateau last August, remains a ...
South China Morning Post - 12 Aug 2016 Tibetan mastiffs not at home in Hong Kong flats, expert says
The Tibetan mastiff, one of the largest breeds of canine in the world, is a working dog known for its loyalty and the ability to guard animal herds in freezing ...
Northwest Georgia News - 19 Feb 2018 Evo wins at Westminster | Local
A pup with a local connection won big at the latest American Kennel Club Westminster Dog Show this past week, and was featured on the annual broadcast.
Smithsonian - 27 Sep 2017 How Mastiffs Became the World's Top Dogs
The large, furry dogs of Tibet took an evolutionary shortcut millenia ago.
KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 - 27 Sep 2018 ODFW: wolf kills guard dog in Jackson County
JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – A livestock guard dog died after being attacked by a wolf in Jackson County, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said.
South China Morning Post - 17 Jul 2018 Dog found dead and four others malnourished as police hunt for owner
Tibetan mastiff's body discovered outside village hut in Lau Fau Shan; remaining animals taken in by SPCA.
PEOPLE.com - 15 May 2018 Ferrets Passing as Poodles, Puppies That Are Really Bears and 5 More Crazy Cases of Mistaken Animal Identity
People appear to be having trouble telling which animal is what, including raccoons being confused for tigers and bobcats being mixed up with kittens.
fox13now.com - 15 May 2018 Family adopts ‘dog,’ discovers it’s a black bear two years later
Sometimes when you buy things, they don't arrive as advertised. And usually, you quickly realize you didn't get what you thought you purchased. Unless you're ...
Christian Science Monitor - 07 Dec 2016 Did interbreeding with wolves prepare Tibetan Mastiffs for the high life?
Geneticists may have figured out where the dogs of the Tibetan Plateau got their high-elevation adaptations.
Virginian-Pilot - 17 Mar 2017 “She just cared for every living being": Internationally respected dog breeder from Chesapeake leaves a legacy
Ochsenbein-bred puppies went to homes in North and South America, Europe, Australia and Asia and were highly sought after. She was admired for her hard ...
China.org.cn - 20 Sep 2017 Tibetan mastiff economy collapses
The Tibetan mastiff, once a highly-desirable accessory for rich Chinese people to show off their wealth, has lost its charm. A once-hot market has turned freezing ...
Zip06.com - 05 Dec 2018 Branford's 'Ozzie' Wins CT Dog Magazine's Cover Contest
A little luck and a lot of charisma has made a top dog of Branford's own Ozzie, a rare, two-year-old purebred Tibetan Mastiff.
Huffington Post - 14 Feb 2016 Most Expensive Dog In The World Is A Tibetan Mastiff
The ultra-affluent love their dogs just as much as they love driving fancy cars, spending lots of money on lavish dinners and living in the manors...
New Haven Register - 17 May 2018 After 2 years, family realizes the pet dog they raised is a bear
Even when he was just a puppy, Su Yun's Tibetan mastiff was different from the other dogs in her village near Kunming, China. For one thing, he had an ...
Sixth Tone - 26 Jan 2017 Abandoned Dogs Pose Risk to Tibetan Snow Leopards
Once coveted among China's wealthy pet owners, stray Tibetan mastiffs increasingly threaten endangered wild cats.
OurQuadCities - 17 Aug 2018 Galva dog owner looking to relocate dozens of dogs
Local 4 News is learning new details about a situation involving a dog owner in Galva.
OurQuadCities - 25 May 2018 Galva dog breeder responds to recent criticism
A Galva man is responding to criticism after a recent Facebook Post sparked an investigation into his property on Thursday.
RT - 13 May 2018 'He eats two buckets of noodles a day': Chinese woman bought a dog that grew up to be a massive bear
A Chinese woman says she bought a Tibetan Mastiff puppy on holiday two years ago. 'Little Black' grew fast – and never stopped until he became a 200 kg ...
NextShark - 18 Sep 2017 Hundreds of Abandoned Tibetan Mastiffs Now Roam Rural China Attacking People in Packs
Tibetan mastiffs were once considered one of the world's most coveted and expensive dogs, but now they're becoming a big problem in rural Tibet, with at least ...
The Tribune - 15 Sep 2017 Once prized, Tibetan mastiffs abandoned in China
TheTribune: BEIJING: Thousands of Tibetan mastiffs, once known as the world''s most expensive dog breed, are now abandoned in Tibet and neighbouring ...
Reader's Digest - 21 Jun 2018 7 Bizarre Cases of Mistaken Animal Identity
How would you feel if you purchased a big fluffy dog and it turned out to be a big, fluffy bear? Check out these cases of mistaken animal identity that are sure to ...
Blair Enterprise Publishing - 19 Sep 2017 Tibetan mastiff's ancient lineage built for high elevation
The Tibetan mastiff is a large Tibetan dog breed originating within the nomadic cultures of Tibet, India, Mongolia and Nepal. It is used by local tribes of Tibet to ...
VICE - 16 Dec 2014 The Most Expensive Dog in the World
This year, a Tibetan Mastiff puppy reportedly sold for almost $2 million in China, making it the priciest dog ever purchased. Originally domesticated as ...
Global Times - 14 Sep 2017 More Tibetan mastiffs being abandoned in Tibet due to low prices
Thousands of Tibetan mastiffs have been abandoned due to a decline in their price in Northwest China's Qinghai Province and Southwest China's Tibet ...
SFGate - 21 Jun 2018 47 dogs that won't fly on United
This week United announced new rules around transporting crated pets in its cargo holds. The carrier has not changed its policies around transporting smaller ...
Economic Times - 26 May 2018 Take a look at the world's most expensive pet animals - Miss Missy, $ 1200000
Missy came from the Holstein breed of cows which are known for the highest production of milk. However, more than her dairy produce, she was purchased by a ...
Fox News - 23 Oct 2018 Mega Millions fever: What $1.6 billion can buy you
The Mega Millions drawing happening Tuesday night has swelled to $1.6 billion and could grow even more if no one wins. How do you make sense of that type ...
CBS News - 02 May 2018 United Airlines' new pet policy bans these dogs and cats
Pet owners can start booking travel for their four-legged companions on United Airlines again this summer. Yet fewer animals will be flying thanks to new rules ...
Mother Nature Network - 12 Mar 2013 Tibetan mastiff puppies: As adorable as they are expensive [Photos]
Considered a major status symbol in Asia, these massive, fluffy pooches are fiercely loyal and fetch prices as high as $750000.
Daily Mail - 03 Jan 2017 Tibetan Mastiffs abandoned by Chinese breeders after dog breed fell out of favour with rich
Nearly 1,000 Tibetan Mastiffs, once known as the world's most expensive dog breed, have been abandoned in China after breeding centres ran out of business ...
AsiaOne - 18 Sep 2017 Why these million-dollar dogs have now become worthless strays
They say every dog has its day - and how true it is for the ultra-burly Tibetan mastiffs that went on to become the most expensive dog in the world. Once the pets ...
New Historian - 12 Dec 2016 Tibetan Mastiff’s Hardiness Comes From Ancient Wolf Interbreeding
The Tibetan Mastiff, a dog breed renowned for its hardiness – especially at the high altitudes of the region of the world from which it originates, got those traits ...
The Guardian - 03 Oct 2018 Why did that lion go woof? When zoos play fast and loose with the truth
From plastic penguins to dogs impersonating lions, zoos across the world are using fake animals to fill shortages.
Daily Mail - 14 Dec 2017 Woman mauled by a Tibetan Mastiff is saved by a bus driver
A woman was luckily saved after being attacked by a Tibetan Mastiff in the middle of a road in east China. CCTV footage captured a brave bus driver fending off ...
The Holidog Times - 25 Apr 2016 9 Fascinating Facts You Didn't Know About Tibetan Mastiffs
Tibetan Mastiffs are the largest dog breed on the planet. With great size comes great responsibility and this lot make for impressive guard dogs.
Telegraph.co.uk - 10 Sep 2009 Chinese millionaire spends £350000 on rare Tibetan mastiff dog
A Tibetan Mastiff is believed to have become the world's most expensive dog after a Chinese millionaire claimed to have paid £350000 for her dream pet.
WKBW-TV - 11 Apr 2018 Top 5 most popular dog breeds in the US
Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog breed in the United States, according to the American Kennel Club.
New York Post - 30 Mar 2014 Tibetan mastiffs are loveable family pets for locals
When the news broke last week that an unnamed man in China reportedly paid $1.9 million for a Tibetan mastiff — that the breeder claimed has “lion's...
The Independent - 21 Mar 2014 Shaggy dog story: Were two Tibetan mastiffs really sold for £1.75m in China this week?
Flamboyant cash splurges are becoming increasingly common in China, as a new moneyed generation seeks to show off its disposable yuan with flashy sports ...
The Denver Post - 31 Aug 2017 Oregon court says couple must “debark” dogs – cut their vocal cords – after neighbors complain
An Oregon appeals court agreed Wednesday that a couple must surgically lacerate their dogs' vocal cords in a procedure known as "debarking" or ...
Daily Star - 14 Dec 2017 Dog attack: Tibetan Mastiff MAULS woman in China in shock video | Daily Star
TERRIFYING CCTV footage caught the moment a pedestrian was savaged by a out-of-control dog in the middle of the street.
CBS News - 16 Mar 2011 Tibetan Mastiff, "Big Splash," sells for $1.5 million, world's most expensive dog
(CBS) - They say you can't buy friendship. But you can buy man's best friend - for a cool $1.5 million. That's the price a Chinese business tycoon paid for a ...
Patch.com - 04 Apr 2017 Leo The Lovable Tibetan Mastiff At Popcorn Park Zoo Is Very Ill
For more than a year, the dedicated staff at Popcorn Park Zoo has been trying to find Leo, a Tibetan mastiff, a loving, forever home.
Daily Mail - 22 Aug 2017 Gigantic Tibetan Mastiff dwarfs scooter driver in China
Video footage circulating online shows the giant Tibetan Mastiff dwarfing its owner as it sits on the back of the vehicle. The unusual breed is famous for its ...
WSLS 10 - 14 May 2018 Family realizes its 'puppy' is actually black bear
A Chinese family has turned over its pet to a wildlife rescue center after they realized the puppy they had been raising for two years was actually a black bear.
South China Morning Post - 28 Jun 2013 Tibetan mastiff kills six-year-old girl
Fatal attack sparks concern about danger of large dogs in China.
NextShark - 06 Dec 2017 Young Boy Viciously Mauled by ‘Designer’ Tibetan Mastiff Dog in China
A five-year-old boy from southwest China was reportedly rushed to a hospital after being viciously attacked by a massive Tibetan Mastiff during a family visit in ...
American Kennel Club - 15 Mar 2018 AKC Breeder Referral Contacts
The best way to ensure a long and happy relationship with a purebred dog is to purchase from a responsible breeder. While the AKC does not endorse or ...
China Daily - 16 Sep 2015 Bubble bursts for Tibetan mastiffs ...- Chinadaily.com.cn
As the newly rich started to go bankrupt or shifted to other industries, the Tibetan mastiff lost its glory and prices fell sharply.
Radio Free Asia - 05 Jun 2015 Tibetan Mastiffs Once Prized as a Luxury Breed Are Abandoned to Starve in Lhasa
Large numbers of Tibetan mastiffs, a dog famous for loyalty to its owners and ferocity to strangers, have been abandoned and left to fend for themselves in ...
KTVU San Francisco - 02 May 2018 United Airlines will resume shipping pets, but with some breeds barred
United Airlines plans to resume shipping pets as cargo in July but will ban animals such as snub-nosed dogs that face bigger health risks during flights.
News 12 New Jersey - 10 Aug 2017 Rescued mastiffs arrive in NJ from China
A pair of Tibetan mastiff pups arrived in New Jersey Thursday after they were rescued in China.
wtvr.com - 20 Mar 2014 This Tibetan Mastiff may be the most expensive puppy ever sold
And it isn't your average pup, the Tibetan Mastiff already weighs about 200 pounds.
FanSided - 16 May 2018 Family gets the shock of their lives when they find out their pet dog is actually a bear
This family got a little suspicious when their pet dog kept growing and walking on his hind legs. But they never guessed their pup was a bear.
Business Insider - 05 Mar 2012 $35.2 Million Rich Haul for proud Parents of a Tibetan Mastiff
Several dog owners prefer to call themselves as the parents of their adopted pet rather then the owners. The love that a dog can give its masters / owners ...
Asian Scientist Magazine - 14 Dec 2016 Dogs & Humans Both Interbred To Adapt
AsianScientist (Dec. 14, 2016) – How did the Tibetan Mastiff adapt to high-altitude living? The same way that humans did—interbreeding. This surprising finding ...
Newsday - 11 Aug 2017 14 of the most expensive dog breeds
Here's a very basic breakdown of the more expensive dogs for sale, as well as a bit about the pooches for purchase.
CBS News - 15 Feb 2017 5 expensive dog breeds that people actually own
These show-worthy pooches aren't just pricey -- they're also some of the most popular pets around.
The Cheat Sheet - 14 May 2018 The Dog Breeds (and Cat Breeds) That United Is Banning From Its Flights, Revealed
Some airlines are safer (or more dangerous) than others if you need to fly with your pet. But United Airlines is making some big changes to keep animals safer.
The Globe and Mail - 18 Aug 2014 Whew! The snarling Tibetan mastiff was chained. Then I heard the other one
Having just cycled 600 kilometres across one corner of the Plateau, I can tell you that the unchained ones are not a cyclists' best friend.
The Cheat Sheet - 10 May 2018 15 of the Laziest Dog Breeds
Want a dog who will just laze around the house? Pick one of these breeds.
Modern Farmer - 14 Sep 2017 5 Rare and Beautiful Farm Dog Breeds
You can't go wrong with a Border Collie or Great Pyrenees, but there's a lot of doggie diversity out there. Photography. Share · Tweet · Pin · Email. 1K Shares.
Science Daily - 11 Feb 2014 Tibetan mastiffs equally adapted to high altitudes of Tibet
In a new study published in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution, author Dong-Dong Wu, et. al., explored the genetic basis of high-altitude adaptation of ...
Daily Mail - 11 May 2018 'We thought it was a puppy': 'Pet dog' raised by Chinese family for two years is actually a BEAR
A woman in China was shocked to find out the dog she has been raising for two years was an endangered black bear. The 'Tibetan Mastiff puppy has turned to ...
Indiatimes.com - 23 Sep 2017 Abandoned By Rich Chinese Owners, Aggressive Tibetan Mastiffs Run Amok In Rural China & Tibet
This article is about abandoned Tibetan Mastiffs wwreaking havoc in the streets of Tibet and rural China.
Mental Floss - 18 May 2018 7 Cases of Mistaken Dog Identity
Man's best friend can sometimes be a little hard to recognize.
Daily Mail - 31 Aug 2017 Oregon ranchers forced to 'debark' Tibetan Mastiffs
Dale and Debra Krein won $238900 against neighbor Karen Szewc for having to put up with 'a decade of ceaseless barking by the giant dogs.' The dogs have ...
Forbes Now - 25 Feb 2017 Review: 'Rock Dog' Needs To Sit And Stay...Away From Audiences
Rock Dog was conceived to appeal to Chinese and U.S. audiences. It's likely to fail at both.
CNN International - 28 Apr 2013 Puppy smugglers feed HK's big dog craze
Getting an introduction to Tiger - a 176 pound (80 kilogram) Tibetan mastiff kept on the roof space of a cramped five-story village house in Hong Kong's New ...
NextShark - 16 Nov 2018 Stray Dogs are Being Beaten to Death and Drowned By Authorities in Chinese City
Officials in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province started their crackdown on stray Chinese dogs and videos showing the officers' harsh treatment are circulating on ...
Daily Mail - 24 Apr 2015 Tibetan Mastiff's were £1m dogs but anti-corruption laws put them Chinese hotpots
Just a year ago they could command prices of up to £1.2million each. But Tibetan Mastiffs are now so unpopular in China they are being sent to slaughterhouses ...