For the expensive taste owners, it may cost thousands to buy your dog breed of choice, regardless of how abundant their numbers are. Those who hope to show their dogs or just want to fulfill a dream of owning a dog that comes from specific breed must know that they are going to pay a lot more to own a new best friend. The price for dogs depends on their popularity and whether that dog breed is rare or not. But of all, these are the top 5 most expensive breeds in the world:
The Samoyed was raised to assist with herding and pulling sleds, and it comes from Siberia. This dog has a signature black lip that earned the breed its nickname, ‘Smiley’, and a soft, fluffy coat that ranges from pure white to brownish color. Because of its agility and beauty, Samoyeds make excellent show dogs, and the athletic breed often competes in the competitions like tracking, herding, flyball, showmanship, obedience and carting. This dog’s beauty and friendly personality cost from $4000 to $11000.
2. Canadian Eskimo Dog
With only estimated 300 purebred Canadian Eskimo Dogs left in North America, this dog species is unfortunately in the verge of the extinction. This breed is also considered to be one of the oldest and rarest remaining purebred dogs in the North America. That makes this breed extremely hard to find and its price is extremely high. This hardy athletic and strong dog was bred for its efficiency as a work animal. Also it has been used by the Inuit people as a sled dog until snowmobiles replaced it. A puppy of this dog bred costs an average of $7000.
German for “little lion,” is a small dog that once held the distinction of being the rarest breed in the world. Population of this rare breed has continued to rise gradually since 1973, when there were reportedly only 65 registered dogs. Today, the registered numbers hover at less 100 every year. Because of this friendly “lap dog” temperament, small and fluffy appearance and breed’s rarity, the price for Löwchens is from $5000 and $8000.
4. Pharaoh Hound
The Pharaoh hound is one of the most unique dogs in the world. When this dog is excited, a unique mark in this dog breed appears because the dog starts to ‘blush’, and its nose and ears get the bright red color. In addition to it, being a very unique breed because of this adorable trait, Pharaoh Hounds are also fantastic small-game hunters. These dogs are incredibly fast runners, and can track a scent until they’re worn out. The Pharaoh hound is one of the oldest domesticated dog breeds in the world, and puppies can retail for up to $5,000.
5. Dogo Argentino
The Dogo Argentino, or the Argentinean Mastiff, was a breed created in the 1920s by scientists who sought to breed together some of the best qualities in dogs around the world. They were bred from over the 9 types of terriers, mastiffs, and hounds, and the result was the modern Dogo- a fearless hunter with great stamina.
They are ideally suited to police work, guarding and tracking, and because they have been so carefully bred, the average puppy costs $4,000.