It is said that â€˜a dog is a manâ€™s best friendâ€™. Well it is true given the huge number of dog lovers that are spread all over the world. These loyal animals are great companions and many people treasure them to the core. There are lot of dog breeds from different parts of the world and their prices vary hugely depending on an array of factors. Some dogs are highly priced as compared to others. Five such dog breeds which are currently the most expensive in the world are listed below.
1. English Bulldog
The breed that originated in England has tough and tenacious looks but one should not be fooled by the ferocious looks. The breed is extremely sweet and has a loving disposition, is gentle and is a perfect companion. Many people are ready to pay high prices for this breed. The prices vary from $2500 to $9000 which makes it one of the most expensive dog breeds in the world.
Originally bred to hunt and haul sledges this breed has become one of the most expensive dog breeds purchased by many all around the world. These breeds go for anywhere between $4,000 and $11,000. Their rich coat, the â€œSammy smileâ€ and good natured attitude make it a popular choice amongst a lot of people despite the high price tag.
3. Tibetan Mastiff
These dogs that have a long coat, beautiful tails and appealing colours have a noble appearance and a rich price tag. The price ranges somewhere between $2,200 and $7,000 depending on varied factors. They are definite traffic stoppers (when you walk them down the road), loving and understanding- the traits that probably make them so popular.
4. Chow- Chow
The dog breed that comes at an expensive price ranging from $3,000 to $8,500 is also one of the oldest existing dog breeds. These dogs have excelled in a number of activities like guarding, hunting, herding and even pulling. They have impressive looks, are great companions to their favourite person, and are also loyal to the whole family.
The courageous and charismatic small dog breed has a big personality. The name Lowchen translates into â€œlittle lionâ€ (in German) but they are lion like only in their looks and are gentle and playful. The price tag attached to these lively and energetic dogs can vary anywhere in between $5,000 and $8,000.