Thirsty German Sells Beagle To Buy Beer

Eager for a drink, customer sells his step-daughter’s pet for $53

Quote: You never know when it comes to the usually very practical Germans and their beer. I say danke and prost to the owner of the bar!!

Updated: 8:20 a.m. PT Dec 29, 2006

BERLIN – A thirsty German sold his 6-year-old step-daughter’s pet beagle to the owner of a bar to pay for beer, the Bild newspaper reported on Friday.

The unemployed man offered to take the dog for a walk and then stopped at a bar where he convinced the owner to buy the 3-year-old dog for $53 (40 euros).

The man spent the proceeds quenching his thirst for beer. The bar owner has now returned the dog to its owner.

Thirsty German sells beagle to buy beer – Animal Peculiarity – MSNBC.com

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