Most Expensive Dog Breeds In The World

Dogs are amazing pets, love their owners unconditionally, and keep us safe too. But ever wonder how much it will cost you? Especially, when you have a particular breed in your mind. There are a lot of dog breeds, but few might cost you a fortune. Here’s a list of the most expensive dog breeds in the world. 


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Samoyed beats all the other breeds and stays on top of the most expensive dog breeds in the world. Most Samoyeds cost between $600 and $1500. However, some – especially those from award-winning bloodlines – may cost $3,000 or more. Puppies start at $1,500 and can easily top $2,500.Yes, that’s too much but totally worth it. These furry clouds are very smart and social. They love and devote themselves to their owners. Once you own this dog, its beautiful thick fur and cute face make you forget all the money you spent. But as they are loaded with white fur, they require a lot of attention and care.

Chow Chow

You can tell why Chow Chow is one of the most expensive dog breeds in the world. Buying a Chow Chow of your own will cost approximately $900. They are originally from China and have a lifespan of 11 to 13 years. They are often called “little lions”. Their impressive looks and dense double coat makes them look just like a brown teddy bear. They bond strongly with their owners but are suspicious of strangers. The average cost of buying a Chow Chow puppy from reputable breeders ranges between $800 and $1,200. The breeders may even charge up to $3,000 if the puppy comes from a bloodline that has won a show competition due to its superior quality.

Afghan Hound

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This beauty will come to you at around $ 1,000. Along with their hair and beauty, they are known for their speed, intelligence, panoramic vision, and independent nature. But if you are looking for an affectionate and cuddly pet then Afghan is not a good option. They are friendly when they are little puppies but as they grow up they will become reserved and will stay mostly alone sitting in the corner. 

Dogo Argentino 

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This dogo will cost you from $ 1,000 to $2,500 Dogo Argentino was created for big hunters and with their height and muscles, they look like one too. They have a short coat so they get sunburns easily, it’s best to keep them indoors in summer. Despite their dominating appearance, they are very loyal, human friendly, and a good family pet. Dogo Argentino is good with kids too but it’s recommended to introduce them to the kids when they are a puppy. They need regular exercise and walks to stay healthy and fit. 


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Rottweiler costs around $2,500 and above depending on the breed lines. They were bred for working purposes in Germany. They were known as Butchers’ dogs. Their average life span is 8-10 years. Although they are judged by their appearance and come under the aggressive dog category but are very loyal, obedient, and friendly with kids too only when they are raised with them and trained properly. But they are prone to certain viruses so they should be vaccinated annually until they reach up to 2.2 feet.

Tibetan Mastiff

This breed will cost you from $5,900 to $ 10,000 if you go for top breed lines and the average cost of this breed is $1,900. This breed originated from Tibet and was used as guard dogs. Tibetan Mastiff, “Big Splash,” sells for $1.5 million, the world’s most expensive dog. (CBS) – They say you can’t buy friendship. But you can buy man’s best friend – for a cool $1.5 million. Their huge size will scare any predators off. Despite their huge size, they are very loyal and friendly with humans and are really playful in nature. But this breed requires expensive maintenance. So, think twice before getting one.

So, these breeds are expensive but are worth it. They are strong, intelligent, loyal, and obedient. Although a lot depends on their upbringing too they love their owners no less than any other breed. If you are planning to buy one, which one will it be? Tell us in the comment section.

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