In theory, it does not really matter whether it’s a mixed breed or a breeding dog – every dog if unique and lovable in its own way. Nevertheless, there are dog breeds that are sold for a very high price. Find out which FCI recognized breeds are some of the most expensive in the world.
Rottweiler: around €1,300
Even-tempered and calm, the Rottweiler is often used as a service and rescue dog. The faithful four-legged friend is also suitable as a family dog. A reputable breeder will charge around €1,300 for a puppy. If the Rottweiler has had special training, the dog will cost far more.
Cavalier Kind Charles Spaniel: around €1,500
The small Cavalier King Charles Spaniel hails from Great Britain and is a cuddly companion dog. Although some breeders offer their spaniel puppies at this price, a show dog costs up to €3,000. Standing about 12 inches at the shoulder, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small dog that many people are happy to pay that amount for.
Löwchen: around €1,800
The Löwchen or Bichon Petit Chien Lion is a rather rare breed of dog. The lion shearing is characteristic for him, which makes the four-legged friend appear majestic even with his small size. Expect to pay around €1,800 when purchasing a Löwchen. However, breeding animals or lions with special characteristics can cost several thousand euros.
Chow Chow: around €2,500
A reputable breeder can charge a lot of money for a Chow Chow puppy. Dogs shown at shows or used for breeding cost significantly more. The idiosyncratic Chow Chow is reminiscent of a bear with its thick fur. His powerful appearance helps him in his frequent duty as a guard dog.
Breeders charge a steep price for these elegant greyhounds. However, if you want to buy a Saluki from the pure Arabian breeding line, you have to spend a lot more: these animals should cost €10,000 to €12,000. The Salukis should lack the typical canine obedience. They can only be raised with a lot of love and consistency.
Samoyed: around €5,000
he fluffy Samoyed is originally from Russia, however, the first standard for the breed was created in England. They are mainly used as sled and companion dogs. The price of a Samoyed depends heavily on the breeder and their education.
Canadian Eskimo Dog: €5,000
This breed specializes in working as a sled dog, which makes it unsuitable as an ordinary family dog. The robust dogs adapted to the arctic climate are among the most expensive dogs in the world. The high price is mainly due to the rarity of the breed: outside its home country, this breed of dog is hardly widespread.
Pharaoh Hound: €6,000
The elegant Pharaoh Hound or Pharaoh Hound definitely belongs on the list of the most expensive dogs in the world. He sports short and glossy fur that further accentuates his graceful appearance. The elegant dog is also a passionate hunter.
Do Khy: around €7,000
The Do Khyi, also called Tibetan Mastiff or Tibetan Mastiff, is probably the most expensive dog breed in the world. The mighty dog is imposing and heavy. With its lion-like mane, the Do Khyi is a popular status symbol in China.