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How much is that doggie in the window? $600,000 ! Ka-ching ka-ching!

In China there’s a new way to show you’ve made it big.

Dogs, have became the country’s new status symbol, especially Tibetan mastiffs, according to a report of MSNBC. Pet fairs devoted purely to Tibetan mastiffs take place several times a week during the recently ended show season.

The Tibetan Mastiff is a very ancient breed and type of domestic dog originating with nomadic cultures of Central Asia.

In most cities like Beijing, dog licenses alone cost over $100. Also, each dog must have photo ID, just like its human owner.

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