We love all dogs, but sadly, not all dogs born equal, and some dogs are certainly worth a lot more than others, here we have listed 10 most expensive dog breeds in the world, is your best friend on this list
1. SamoyedOriginally bred to hunt, haul sledges, and herd reindeer, the Samoyed dog breed proved a valuable companion for northwestern Siberia’s Samoyede people. Among the breed’s duties: pack hiking, tracking, and warming their owners by sleeping on top of them at night. A working breed, the Samoyed can be strong-willed at times, but above all they remain friendly, gentle, and devoted family dogs.Expect to pay no less than $1000 for a Samoyed puppy, with the average cost being approximately $1,600 USD and even as much as $8,000 for an award winning show dog (stud) which can be used for breeding.
2. Tibetan MastiffRecognized by its “noble and impressive” appearance, this large breed also comes with an impressive price tag. They’re strong guardians, but their independent personalities often mean they’d rather be off on their own than participating in obedience training or other organized activities.Tibetan Mastiff is one the largest and most protective breeds in the world. These dogs can be as tall as 33 inches and reach up to a whooping 160 pounds. The price for certain breeds is up to $7,000!
3. English BulldogDespite being known for a large number of health problems, the funny faces and silly antics of these characters make them one of the most popular dogs in the United States. That short face and shuffling gait melts hearts, and bulldogs tend to think they’re bigger than they really are.But this breed comes at a cost, and we’re not just talking about the up-front purchase price of a puppy – which can reach up to $3,000 alone.
4. Chow ChowThis Chinese breed is one of the oldest dog breeds in existence today, as confirmed by DNA tests studying these dogs and other breeds and their ancestors. Originally developed as a multi-purpose working dog, Chows have excelled at herding, hunting, guarding, and pulling. Due to the age of the breed, many changes have been made, some better than others.These furry friends come with several coat colors including red, black, blue, cinnamon, and cream, but any colored purebred puppy will cost between $3,000 and $8,500.
5. LowchenThe Lowchen is a toy dog breed that was developed as a companion dog and still finds itself in this role today. Active and smart, they do very well in dog competitions such as obedience and agility, and surpass the expectations that many have for a family companion.They’re featured in many period paintings because they were popular with nobleman, but by the end of the 19th century, they were virtually extinct. They’re still so rare that a Löwchen puppy will cost $5,000 to $8,000.
6. RottweilerRottweilers were originally bred as pulling dogs. They are fearless, territorial and protective of their owners. It is important to start socialization at an early age, even though Rottweilers are generally good-natured and placid. Considered the most versatile of all breeds, they get used as fierce first responders by police, military, customs agents, and more. Any dog used for search and rescue efforts demonstrates quite a value, so even if you just want a house pet, they’re going to cost more than the average dog.Eight-week old Rottweiler puppies generally have a purchase price in the $1,500 to $2,500 range. Because of training needs, expect to spend a couple hundred or more on a quality training course.
7. AkitaThe Akita is a large and powerful dog breed with a noble and intimidating presence. He was originally used for guarding royalty and nobility in feudal Japan. The Akita also tracked and hunted wild boar, black bear, and sometimes deer. He is a fearless and loyal guardian of his family. The Akita does not back down from challenges and does not frighten easily. Yet he is also an affectionate, respectful, and amusing dog when properly trained and socialized. On average, an Akita puppy will cost you between $1,500 and $4,500.
8. German ShepherdGerman Shepherd Dogs can stand as high as 26 inches at the shoulder and, when viewed in outline, presents a picture of smooth, graceful curves rather than angles. The natural gait is a free-and-easy trot, but GSDs can turn it up a notch or two and reach great speeds. They are know for loyalty, courage, confidence, the ability to learn commands for many tasks, and the willingness to put their life on the line in defense of loved ones.A well-bred German Shepherd can be difficult to find, and you’re likely to spend around $2,500 regardless of bloodline.
9. Pharaoh HoundThe name conjures images of ancient Egyptian leaders, and it’s appropriate given that this hound is one of the world’s oldest domesticated dog breeds. A regal, slender appearance must be maintained with rigorous daily exercise for this pricey prince. Good with children, these dogs also blush when excited!Their most unique quality is also their most endearing; they can blush. If their ears and nose turn a rosy pink, you know they’re happy or excited. Pharaoh Hound puppies range in price from $2,500 to $6,500.
10. SalukiAmong the world’s oldest breeds, the slim but rugged Saluki was the hunting hound of kings for thousands of years. Salukis are swift and agile sprinters who love a good chase. They make gentle, dignified, and independent but loyal pets.The Saluki is classed as a sighthound and is typically deep-chested and long-legged. Salukis tend to be independent animals requiring patient training and are gentle and affectionate with their owners. Males can weigh up to 60 pounds and can reach up to 28 inches. The price can reach around $2,500.