After it sat at the foot of the entrance of a Florida sheriff's office for months, a deputy finally noticed on Wednesday that "In God We Trust" was misprinted as "In Dog We Trust."
The shaggy dog story gained so much attention that Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri decided to auction the carpet off and donate the proceeds to an animal group.
The rug originally cost $500, but bids are already twice the purchase price. The auction ends Wednesday, the Associated Press reported.
The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said 100% of the proceeds from the auction would go to Canine Estates, a nonprofit animal shelter located nearby in Palm Harbor, Florida.
The misprint was the fault of the manufacturer, American Floor Mats, who is in the process of making a replacement, CNN reported.