If you own a dog, you will know that there is no friend bigger than your pet. Here are the most expensive dog breeds in the world.
Dogs have always been a favorite when it comes to choosing a pet. Additionally, dogs truly are humans’ best friends because they are not only loyal, but they also know how to appease their owners after a rough day. Studies have also shown that even a short interaction with a dog has the power to release human happiness hormones.
Plus, people all over the world are splurging to buy and care for exotic and expensive dogs. Here are some of the most expensive dog breeds in the world.
Featuring a thick, white, double-layered coat, this medium-sized Siberian breed weighs between 20-30 kilograms, if male, and 15-22 kilograms, if female. These beloved dogs have a lifespan of around 12 to 14 years.
While a Samoyed can cost between US $ 600 (around THB 19,728) and US $ 1,500 (around THB 49,320), primary lines can be as high as US $ 3,000 (around THB 98,640) or more. You need to brush his luscious mane two to three times a week. Samoyeds are vulnerable to medical conditions such as corneal dystrophy and autoimmune diseases, resulting in health care costs of around $ 4,800 (around THB 157,824).
Often referred to as “little lions” because of their resemblance to the mighty animal – with a full mane and feathered tail, LÃ¶wchens are one of the smallest dogs. Their lifespan is around 13-15 years and they can be priced between 2,500 USD (around 82,200 THB) and 4,000 USD (around 131,520 THB). These dogs weigh around six kilograms and are often very lively. Their maintenance can incur a minimum expenditure of US $ 970 (approximately THB 31,893) per year.
This breed of dog, which looks like a cross between a lion and a teddy bear, is definitely a sight to see. Originally from China, they live around 8 to 12 years and can cost you around 900 USD (around 29,605 THB). Chow Chows weigh between 20 and 31 kilograms. Healthcare over its expected lifespan can cost US $ 11,000 (approximately THB 361,845).
With his wrinkled face and button down nose, you can own this dog for around US $ 1,250 (around THB 41,118). These friendly and dear dogs live to be 8-10 years old but are prone to health problems, which can lead owners to spend around US $ 5,700 (around THB 187,501) on health care. An adult female can weigh around 18 kilograms and a male 22 kilograms.
With a lifespan of 9-10 years, a Rottweiler can cost its owner $ 1,200 (around THB 39,474) to purchase. During this time, health care bills can reach US $ 7,800 (approximately THB 256,581) over their lifetime. These intrepid and intelligent descendants of Roman mastiffs have a life expectancy of 9-10 years and weigh 43 to 61 kilograms – in the case of an adult male – and 36 to 45 kilograms, in the case of an adult female.
An Afghan hound can cost around US $ 2,000 (around THB 65,784) and has a lifespan of 12 to 18 years. Its long, silky coat sets it apart and requires daily brushing. Weighing 22 to 27 kilograms, the large dog is easy prey for conditions such as cataracts and hypothyroidism. Therefore, healthcare costs can reach 2,900 USD (around 95,395 THB) throughout their lifetime.
Remember Hachi: a dog story? This adorable breed of Japanese lineage possessed our hearts in the 2009 drama film. Costing US $ 800 (approx. THB 26,317), they have a life expectancy of around 10 to 13 years. Subject to many health issues, their medical costs can reach US $ 4,500 (approximately THB 148,036) over their lifetime. An adult male weighs 45-58 kilograms, while a female weighs 31-45 kilograms.
With a life expectancy of 6-8 years, this family dog ââis expensive to own, at around 1,800 USD (around 59,214 THB). This gentle giant can weigh between 47 and 54 kilograms depending on its gender. The medical maintenance of an Irish Wolfhound can run up to around US $ 7,700 (around THB 253,306) over its lifetime.
Originally bred in the north of England to ward off sheep-stealing foxes, Lakeland Terriers can cost their owners US $ 1,200 (around THB 39,476). This little dog weighing around seven kilograms has a life expectancy of 12 to 15 years. His medical bills can cost his owner US $ 1,000 (approximately THB 32,892).
A cross between British Bulldogs and Parisian Ratters, owning a French Bulldog would mean spending around US $ 2,000 (around THB 65,784). These expensive dogs weigh less than 12 kilograms and live up to 10-12 years. The best thing about this breed is that it doesn’t need any serious grooming, and its health care can cost around $ 4,300 US (around THB 141,435) over its lifetime.