Dogs may be a man’s best friend, but boy can they be expensive sometimes. Factors which contribute towards the overall price tag of certain dogs can range from breed purity, overall rarity or whether they are the offspring of a prize-winning pooch. In our culture of celebrity worship, if a popular icon is photographed with a certain dog – that breed will indeed increase drastically in price overnight. Here is a list of the most expensive dog breeds.
Tibetan Mastiff – $3000
One of the most expensive dogs ever sold was a Tibetan Mastiff named Big Splash, who was sold for around one and a half million dollars. The Mastiff is dog with a loyal and calm mentality; often known as the gentle giant of the dog world.
Chow Chow – $4000
No, Chow Chow is not a dog food but a thoroughly cute-looking breed. The Chow Chows are known to be one of the oldest breeds of dogs, dating back 4,000 years. However – be careful, for if you do not train this dog properly you will have 70 pounds worth of problem on your hands.
Samoyed – $5000
The pure breed Samoyed dogs can carry a hefty price over around $10,000. However with such good characteristics, these dogs are heavily sought after. Also, it looks like they are smiling a lot of the time due to their black lips that curl upwards at the side of their mouths.
Pembroke Welsh Corgi – $1000
The most famous this about this breed of dog is that the English Royalty own a number of them, and has done so for around seven decades. Legend has it that these tiny dogs were ridden by fairies (according to folklore). Unfortunately when you buy one, the fairy is not included.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel – $1000
This breed of dog is infamous for being great pets for people undergoing therapy due to their calm, sweet, gentle yet outgoing nature; apart from being completely adorable. No wonder they are fit for a King!
Rottweiler – $3000
You may think that Rottweilers are the dogs from hell, but you would be wrong. Rottweilers are some of the smartest dogs you can have and make extremely loyal pets.
Lowchen – $6000
The English translation from the German name Lowchen is ‘Little Lion’ due to its physical apperance and personality. Even though the Lowchen is small, people remark it has the heart of a lion.
Author: This article was compiled by the team at Invisible Fence® Brand, providers of electronic pet fences.