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People often say friendship is priceless. And actually, it is. But a canine friend can be a heavy burden on your pocket. With the rise in the demand for dogs as pets, the price has also seen a drastic rise. But what actually is the price of the Most Expensive Dog in the World, or what are some of the most expensive dog breeds in the world?

Just to give you a fair idea let me tell you that in 2014 a Tibetian Mastiff pup was sold for $1.9Million making it the most expensive dog ever sold.  Tibetan mastiff most expensive dog in the world had a lion’s blood according to its owner.  The pup remains the most expensive dog in the world in 2020 as well.

So what are some of the most expensive dog breeds in the world that might be heavy on anyone’s pocket? Don’t worry we are there to reveal the most expensive dog breeds in the world but if you are a dog lover do check  Cutest Dog Breeds in the World To Cuddle With.

List of Most Expensive Dos Breeds in the world

20. Saint Bernard

Saint Bernard is one of the most expensive big size dog breeds in the world. A pup of Saint Bernard is going to cost you anywhere around $1500-$1800. The dog has two types of coats one being smooth the other rough.

The breed was originally used for rescue work however as the trends for pets have increased St. Bernard is widely being adopted as domestic pets. They are very friendly.

The dog was shown in the movie Beethoven in 1992 and that has led to an increase in the popularity and price of the breed all over the world.

Saint Bernard’s price in India may vary from 30000 to 4000 INR, that varied according to the quality of the breed.

19. Lakeland Terrier

Lakeland Terrier is number 19 on our list and is a small-sized dog breed that can cost you around $2000-$2200.  The breed got its name from the place of its origin Lake Land district England.

The dog breed is bold confident, friendly, and highly adaptable to the domestic environment. The dog breed has won quite a few championships at the international level and that has led to its high popularity and price.

18. Irish Wolfhound

Irish Wolfhound is a breed from Ireland that was extensively used for protection. The dog has a tall and peculiar look that makes it different from its counterparts mentioned earlier in the list of most expensive dog breeds. It has been termed as a guardian dog for a long time.

According to the American Kennel Club, it is the tallest dog breeds. The dog breed will cost you anywhere around $3000.

17. Black Russian Terrier

The dog is one of the heaviest dogs in the world with a weight of about 50-60 kg of an adult male. The dog breed is going to cost you $3500. In the early 1950s, the dog was used as a military dog.

The Black Russian Terrier has developed a lot and is a working dog, guarding dog, sporting, and companion dog.

16.Bedlington Terrier

One of the most expensive dog breeds of terrier is going to cost you anywhere around $4000. The small dog breed is used for numerous purposes throughout the world.

Initially, the dog breed was used to hunt however in the latter part of the decades it is widely used for dog racing, dog sports, dog shows, and, nowadays is widely used as a companion.

15.English Bulldog

On number 15 in the list of the most expensive dog in the world is the English Bulldog with a price tag of $4300. The medium-sized dog breed is quite muscular with a wrinkled face that makes it distinctive from most dog breeds.

In the first look, a bulldog might look dangerous however it is a misconception that most people have. Bulldog is a great companion to humans and is the gift most popular purebred in the US.

14. Portuguese Water Dog

With a price tag of $5000 here is another dog breed that is expensive to afford for most of us. The dog breed is generally classified as a working dog. The fact that it is a non-shedding dog breed makes it more popular than it’s counterparts.

The dog breed gained popularity as Barack Obama came into power as he owned two of them. With a life expectancy of 10-14 years the dog can be a great companion and weighs about 25-27kg.

13.Saluki

Saluki is a dog breed that was primarily used by nomads to hunt as the breed is capable of hunting from his eyes rather than the scent of the animal.  With a price tag of $5500, the breed makes it to the list of most expensive dogs.

Saluki is also one of the fastest dog breeds when it comes to long-distance and is generally known for its agility. The dog breed has a height of 57-81 cm and weighs around 18-27kg.

12.French Bulldog

The dog breed has a price tag of $6000 merely because it is a crossbreed of English Bulldog and  Parsian ratters. The French Bulldog is a great companion.

They are also the second most popular dog breed in the United Kingdom.

The French Bulldog is known to get into separation anxiety if left alone for more than a few hours. A French Bulldog has a life span of 11-13 years.

11. Akita

With the price tag of $6500, Akita is there in the list of the most expressive dog in the world. It is a large dog breed that originated from the mountains of Japan. They have a short double coat similar to that of Siberian Huskey. Akita’s are very loyal to their owners.

The dog breed has a life expectancy of 10years  and weighs about 41kg max in a group up adult.

10.Afghan Hound

The Afghan hound is a dog breed that was generally used to prey. its thick, fine, silky coat makes it distinguishable from the other dog breeds. With a price tag of $7000, the dog breed makes it to the 10 most expensive dog breeds in the world.

Fawn, Gold, or Cream with a black facial mask are the coat of dogs that are generally found in different parts of the world. With a life span of 11-13 years, the dog breed can weigh about 27kg.

9.Pharaoh Hound

With a price dog of $7500, the hound is at the number in the list of most expensive dogs in the world. It is also a rabbit dog as it is generally used for hunting rabbits in the terrain of Maltese. It is also the national dog of Malta. The dog breed is internationally recognized.

The dog breed is quite powerful and athletic. They are a dog breed that is easy to train and can be trained well to be a house dog.  The average height of a dog is between 23-25inches tall.

8.Dogo Argentino

The dog breed is highly expensive and may cost you around $8000.

The dog breed is white in color and is quite muscular. The dog breed was developed in Argentina with the purpose of hunting animals including white boar.  The traits involve a white body without any marks on the coat. One of the most intelligent and courageous dogs with a strong, natural instinct to protect its home and family are the terms associated with Dogo.

The average height is 60-68 cm and weighs around 40-45kg.

7.Canadian Eskimo Dog

Canadian Eskimo is a very rare breed and is on the verge of extinction with very few dogs left in the world. This has led to a huge price rise in the breed and can cost anywhere around $8750.

The dog is powerfully built, athletic, and imposing in appearance and 58-70 cm tall.

6.Rottweiler

A great family pet Rottweiler due to its obedience and loyalty can cost you anywhere around $9000. In the early ’90s, the dog was used for herding.

With the look on its face Rottweiler is considered an aggressive monster and can become so if not taken proper care otherwise it is very a calm, confident dog breed.

5.Azawakh

The last in the list of 5 most expensive dogs in the world is Azawakh. The dog breed will easily cost you $9500. The dog breed requires regular exercise and that too in a high amount. The dog breed is known to heal quickly from injuries.

The average dog is height is  64-70 cm and weighs about 20-25kg.

4.Tibetan Mastiff

The large dog breed would cost you anywhere around $10000 and is the most expensive dog in the world to date to be sold in the market. The dog breed has a double coat and is an absolute giant from the Mastiff family.

The dog breed can weigh anywhere around 70-90 kg and has an average height of 66cm.

3.Chow Chow

Chow Chow with a price tag of $11000 is one of the most expensive dog breeds in the world. The dog breed will definitely feature in the list of oldest dog breeds.

It is a sturdily built dog breed with small triangular erect ears. These dogs are overprotective of their owners and tend to become fierce around strangers. Chow chow, requires attention at a very early stage in order to get attached to its human counterpart.

If you can afford this much amount you are bound to take one of the most expensive dog breeds.

2.Löwchen

Löwchen with a price tag of $1200 is the number 2 in our list and is the smallest of all dog breeds listed on the list. It is a very rare dog breed and that adds to its price tag.

The dog breed is quite rare and has very little registries every year. The toy breed has a long coat that can be presented in a lion cut and that is the reason the dog breed is often termed as “little lion”.

1.Samoyed

With a price tag of $14000, Samoyed beats the other 19 dogs on the list to become the most expensive dog breed in the world. The medium-sized dog breed has thick, white, double-layer coats. The dogs were originally used for herding and has a life span of 10-12 years.

The dog breed is highly are and this is the main reason the breed being the most expensive dog breed in the world.

 

 

We hope you enjoyed our list of the most expensive dogs in the world.  Do let us know in the comment section.

Dev

Dev is an engineer by education, semi banker by profession and a writer at heart.

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