16 Most Expensive Dog Breeds In The World

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Money can’t buy happiness but it can buy you a dog. And aren’t dog an another synonym for happiness.

Dog is the most loyal and compassionate friend you can find in this indifferent and ostentatious world. They teach us how to be content with little things in life. They give immense joy to the house they live in and gradually become a member of the family. They care about the family and even share their sorrows. The doctors even advice their patients to get a dog if they are suffering from depression as dog cheers people around them and exhibit positivity. They are not easy on the pockets though. They vary according to their breeds. Rarer the breed hence costlier the dog. Also, there is a lot of variable costs involved in the maintenance of dogs such as their food, medications. But if you ask a dog owner it is all worth it.

Here is a list of 16 most expensive dogs in the world.

1.Tibetan Mastiff

Are found in India and eastern neighbors like China, Tibet, Nepal. They used to protect sheep from tigers. One of these guardians was sold for 2 millions in China.

Tibetan Mastiff


2. Rottweiler

Though they are mostly portrayed violent on TV, they are very obedient, eager to work and devoted to their owners. They are used as search dogs and even served in world wars.




Dogs who symbolize independence, they are territorial and often reserved to strangers. No wonder they are described as feline in their actions.



4. Chow Chow

Was used a model for Foo dog, is one of the most ancient breeds of dogs known to this time. They are fiercely protective of their owners. They are not very active and can be housed in an apartment.

Chow Chow


5. Pharaoh hound

They can be termed as wild dogs. They are independent minded and highly intelligent. Although they can be trained and respond to punishment but they were naturally bred to think for themselves.

Pharaoh hound


6. Lowchen

It is a rare breed and referred as toy dog, there are 65 registered examples of this breed. It is a quiet dog, not very sporty but ideal as a house pet.



7. English bulldogs

It is a short, compact creatures which are perfect to be petted in the city as they don’t require yard and need moderate exercise because they are low-endurance dogs.

English bulldogs


8. French bulldog

They are result of the English bulldogs and local ratters in Paris. They are also called “clown dog” or “frog dog” because of their unique qualities. They are the ninth most popular breed in the U.S.

French bulldog


9. Samoyed

They are usually passive in nature. They are excellent companions for small children and may dig out of boredom.



10. Chinese crested hairless

It is a hairless breed of dogs which require lots of care and grooming. They are very popular and often featured in films.

Chinese crested hairless


11. Irish wolfhound

They are large Irish dogs often mentioned in ancient tales. They are introvert, reserved and intelligent and are rarely violent.

Irish wolfhound


12. Czechoslovakian vlcak

They are a courageous breed of dogs which was employed by the military for special operations. They are active and courageous but can be shy at times.

Czechoslovakian vlcak


13. Saluki

They are deep-chested, long legged dogs originating from Persia. They are independent and aloof and are usually difficult to train because of their nature.



14. Peruvian Inca Orchid

They are sight-hound which originated from Peru. They come in all sizes and even coated and hairless. There agility makes them great hunters.

Peruvian Inca Orchid


15. German shepherd

They are relatively new breed and were developed to herd sheep. But because of their strength, intelligence and obedience, they are used by military and police. They are the second most popular breed in the U.S.

German shepherd


16. Azawakh 

It is a dog breed from Africa and very large in structure and are extremely athletic. They develop an intense relationship but can act independently from its owner.




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