Most Expensive Dog Breeds in the World
number 12. french bulldog 6 000 the french bulldog is the result of a cross between english bulldogs imported from england and parisian writers originating in the 1800 they cute but pricey animals get their hefty high price tag from the exclusivity they’re very difficult to breed due to their narrow hips and only produce two to three puppies per litter so that’s why these little beauties are one of the most expensive dogs in the world costing upwards of six thousand dollars number eleven a key to six thousand five hundred dollars the akita is a pretty expensive breed of dog whose origins lie in the mountainous regions of northern japan however there are two types of akita the japanese akita and the american akita they are normally easy to identify due to the variation in colors japanese akitas come in a more narrow palette of colors whereas the american strain of akita comes in all dog colors females can weigh about 34 to 50 kilograms in males weigh in around 45 to 59 kilograms males reach heights of about 26 to 28 and females reach heights of 24 to 26 number 10 afghan hound seven thousand dollars easily distinguishable by its ring curl tail and thick silky smooth hair the afghan hound was bred for its unique features and mountains of afghanistan they are 64 to 69 centimeters tall and usually weigh in around 23 to 27 kilograms their coat can be in any color like fuan gold or cream with a black facial mask any white markings are discouraged as they draw you away from the beauty of the pure black face number nine pharaoh hound seven thousand five hundred dollars being the national dog of malta the pharaoh hound gets a lot of attention for its very individual appearance and disposition it’s called cowbetalfeneck in maltese which means rabbit dog and is traditionally used for hunting rabbit in the maltese islands pharaoh hounds tend to weigh up to 45 to 55 pounds depending on the sex of the dog and its eating habits males usually are 23 to 25 tall while females are 21 to 24.
they are loyal and can be trained well making them another great addition to the family if you can afford it number eight dogo argentino 8 000 muscling its way into our top 10 is the dogo argentino traditionally developed to be used for big game hunting the muscular monster is one of the most expensive dogs we’ve seen so far it was first bred in 1928 from the court of a fighting dog along with other breeds like the great dane the dogs have a large white muscular body with a short coat and a deep set thick chest they make for a good family pet despite their domineering appearance but need to have regular exercise number seven canadian eskimo dog eight thousand seven hundred fifty dollars the canadian eskimo dog is one of the oldest and rarest working dogs from the arctic and were brought from siberia to north america by the female people over one thousand years ago their number began to diminish toward the end of the 1960 due to the increasing popularity of snowmobiles in the spread of infectious canine diseases now threatened with extinction with an estimate of only 300 purebred dogs left you can see why they command such a large price number six rottweiler nine thousand dollars the rothwaller is a medium large domestic dog bred for working purposes in germany they were known as rottweiler metzger hunt which means wrought vial butcher’s dogs and their main use was to pull carts full of butchered meat to market in her livestock with an average lifespan of 8 to 10 years a weight of 50 to 60 kilograms and reaching heights of 24 to 27 it would be easy to judge a book by its cover and label the rothwaller as an aggressive monster however the rottweiler is a great family pet due to its loyalty obedience and overall good nature number 5.
ozawa 9500 the azawak is yet another side hound on our list but this one is from west africa instead of england identifiable by its slender body and striking almond eyes the azawaka is one of the priciest breeds on our list azawakas have a lifespan of around 10 to 12 years weigh roughly 15 to 25 kilograms and stand about 25 to 29 tall it is among the rare breeds on our list that are available for ownership in the u.
s and canada number four tibetan mastiff ten thousand dollars its original purpose was to protect sheep from predators like wolves leopards and bears its size alone is enough to intimidate even the hungriest of predators males can reach heights of up to 33 inches the original tibetan mastiff usually weighed 55 to 90 kilograms although they were originally used as guardians over time the enormous dogs became too expensive to maintain for their nomadic owners and their number slowly began to diminish if you’ve got a spare ten thousand dollars and want to make a bit of a statement then this might be the pup for you number three chow chow eleven thousand dollars several reasons can be drawn upon to justify why the chow chow is one of the most expensive dogs in the world they’re one of the oldest dog breeds in china and incredibly rare they have a lion like teddy bear appearance and a unique black tone despite their dangerous reputation they’re famous for their loyalty towards their owners they do require a good amount of physical exercise so make sure you’re ready for lots of walks and receipts as they’ll keep you spending money on food treats vet bills and grooming but if you spent ten thousand dollars on one of the world’s most expensive dogs who cares number two lao chen twelve thousand dollars the lao chan is one of the smallest breeds on our list the american kennel club class it has a non-sporting dog and it’s often considered to be a toy dog by registries it once had the title of the rarest dog in the world as in 1973 there were only 65 known dogs left and now there are only 300 new dogs registered worldwide each year they’re often referred to as little lions and are extremely rare number one samoyed 14 000 beating 11 other dogs on our list of the 12 most expensive dogs in the world is the magnificent samoyed it’s easily identifiable by its beautiful thick white double layer coat originally it’s a large herding dog from siberia and lives between 12 to 13 years on average a fully grown male can weigh 45 to 65 pounds and a female can weighs around 35 to 50 pounds they’re very intelligent sociable and inquisitive animals these cute fluffy dogs are becoming incredibly rare which is why we rank them as the most expensive dog breed in the world we hope you enjoyed our list of the 12 most expensive dogs in the world dogs really are man’s best friend and once you get over the price you’ll have a friend for life share to your love once