10 Most Expensive Dog Breeds in the World

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Having a dog is like having a trustworthy and loyal pal by your side. But if you are planning to get a puppy, you also need to consider the price right? Because believe me, some of the dogs are so expensive that getting a good breed might leave you bankrupt. Buying any breed that is rare and pure is bound to cost you a fortune. No seriously, a certain breed of dog was recently sold at 2 million dollars in China. You don’t trust me, do you? Let’s have a look on some of the most expensive dog breeds in the world.

Tibetan Mastiff:

Price : – $5,000 to $9,000

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The origin of Tibetan Mastiff can be traced back to China, Tibet, Nepal, Ladakh and Central Asia. I had just discussed earlier in this post how a certain breed was sold at 2 million dollars in China, remember? Well, I was talking about talking about Tibetan Mastiff. History has been made by one of these dogs but the breed is not necessarily the most expensive dog but certainly one of the most expensive dogs. This breed in particular is known to be a guardian dog and hence sleeps throughout the day and stays alert at nights.

English Bulldog:

Price : – $2,500 to $9,000

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At number 2, we have English bulldog. This breed has very distinctive features like shuffling gait, loose jointed, massive and short-faced head and definitely can be counted among top 10 expensive breeds. Many dog lovers are willing a huge sum to money to own an English bulldog as they are known for their mild temperament and friendly nature.

German Shepherd:

 Price : – $2,500 to $6,500

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Finding a well-bred of the purest bloodline of this breed can often become difficult. Nonetheless with a bit of research, you can totally find a German shepherd of good bloodline. They sell at a minimum price of 2, 500 dollars. This breed is known to be one of the most intelligent Alsation and can be seen playing a wide array of roles in different fields. They are an excellent guard dogs. You’ll see German shepherds in search-rescue operations, wars and even in police headquarters.

Chow Chow:

Price : – $3,000 to $9,000

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We have Chow Chow at number 4 which originally belongs to China. It is also referred to as “puffy-lion dog” and is known to be one of the ancient breeds dating back to almost 300 B.C. This particular breed has been actively participating in guarding as well as hunting for several generations. It’s coat resembles that of a lion and the blue-black tongue along with round muzzle and large head gives it a unique as well as distinctive appearance. It is a medium-sized dog.

Canadian Eskimo Dog:

Price : – $6000

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One of the most rarest and ancient purebred native domestic canines of North America, Canadian Eskimo Dog is considered to be one of the most expensive dogs. Many of these dogs have a domineering and imposing appearance which makes them good guard dogs. They are quite athletic and powerful. Finding a good breed would cost you somewhat around 6000 dollars.


Price : – $4,000 to $11,000

The 10 Most Expensive Dog Breeds in the World

A “Samoyed-smile” on curled black lips, this breed is particularly known for that and can be quite expensive. You might have to pay as much as 11,000 dollars to get a good pup. It has got a coat that ranges from biscuit colour to pure white which is one of the primary reasons that make this breed so expensive. Looks absolutely stunning and excels at agility and herding among many other things. An alert and sporty dog which also has a weather resistant court, Samoyed can make a brilliant companion.


Price : – $2,000 to $8,000

Most expensive dogs in the world

Rottweiler can be very obedient but they need to be trained well at an early age as they can be quite fierce and violent around strangers. Robust and powerful, this dog therefore often is used as a police and military dog. An excellent companion to say the least, this dog is quite devoted and good-natured. They are highly protective of their masters and are highly intelligent as well.

Irish Wolfhound:

Price : – $1,500 to $2,000

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If you like big dogs then Irish wolfhound will definitely not disappoint you. Moreover, two thousand dollars for such a big and tall dog is a small price to pay, isn’t it? Nonetheless, Irish wolfhound is still considered to be one of the most expensive dogs. They are known for their athletic abilities and robust appearance. They are usually quite gentle and well-behaved but when provoked, they can become fierce. Overall, a very good and loyal pet!


Price : – $7000

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American Kennel Club has tagged this breed in particular as a ‘non-sporting’ dog. It is a toy breed and is also popularly known as ‘little-lion’. Considered to be one of the most unique as well as rare dog breeds in the world, Lowchen can make a wonderful pet. I mean, it looks so squishy and fluffy that you will end up falling in love with the dog instantly. This furry friend costs minimum of 7000 dollars and can cost more depending upon the breed as well as the location.

Pharaoh Hound:

Price : – $2,500 to $6,500

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Have you ever seen a dog blush? Well, Pharaoh hound’s nose as well as ears become red when excited or happy. Surprised, right? I too was. However, this breed is one of a kind as it is as regal and royal as the name sounds. Quite obedient, fast and extremely graceful, this dog is one of the most pricey dogs in the world.

If you have set your heart on any of these breeds but were clueless about how much they cost, well now you know! However, the costs also depend on the breeder as well as the location. But, if you are planning to get a pup, always look for authentic breeders so that you can get a breed that is healthy and purest of pure.