The pensioner, who legal officers did not name, owes 350,000 rubles ($11,330) to an individual in her home town in Russia’s volcanic Kamchatka region in the Far East.
“If she does not fulfill her obligations (to pay back the debt) within 10 days, the three puppies will be sold by the Federal Agency for State Property Management,” legal officers said in a statement on their site fssprus.ru.
In Kamchatka, Shar Pei puppies fetch 15,000 rubles ($482.6) each, media reported. But legal officers said they will try sell them for 5,000 rubles to attract more potential buyers.
They added that the famously wrinkled Shar Pei puppies have been allowed for the time being to remain with the pensioner, who breeds them as her sole source of income as she has no property.
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