The Most Expensive Dogs in the World.

Here are the most expensive dogs in the world an expensive friend to have!

Saluki: The Saluki is also known as the Slougui. It is often titled as the Royal Dog of Egypt or Persian Greyhound. Saluki is one of the oldest known breeds of domesticated dog. It has a great history and it’s a very famous dog. It travelled the Middle East with the caravans. People used the Saluki for hunting because it is skinny and fast. The Saluki is very gentle with his owner. This dog is very smart and can be taught easily. They are sight hounds, so they hunt by sight. They catch and retrieve the quarry. The normal size of a Saluki is around 58-71 cm. Their normal weight is between 18-27 kg. The females are a bit smaller than the males. A price of a Saluki is around 2.500 dollars.
Lowchen: The other name of Lowchen is Little Lion Dog. It is a small dog, people also talk about them as toy dogs, but one thing is sure. They are very cute. In 1973 the Lowchen was the rarest dog in the world. There were only 65 examples of the breed. So they were very exclusive. Nowadays, there are more of them, but they are still rare. Their coat is long and flowing. They can come in various colours. They don’t shed, and they have very low allergic effects. They are also considered as a hypoallergenic dog. Their head is very small, and they have lively round eyes. Their eyes can also come in various colours. A male Lowchen’s height is around 30-35 cm, and its weight is around 6 kg. The starting price of a Little Lion Dog is around 3.000 dollars.
Azawakh: The Azawakh is a sighthound dog just like the Saluki. They are also similar to each other. The Azawakh is probably from Africa. The average weight of the Azawakh is around 15-25 kg. Its height can reach 75 cm. Their coat is very short. Their bone structure can be clearly seen because it is a skinny but muscular dog. Their muscles are “dry”, so they have very little fat. The Azawakh can come in various colours, but the brown is the common one (just like on the picture). They heal from injuries quickly. The Azawakh needs high-level exercise, regular runs. They are very social and emotional. The price of this dog is around 3.000 dollars.
Peruvian Inca Orchid: This dog's other name is Peruvian Hairless Dog. It's origins in Peruvian pre-Inca cultures. It is one of several breeds of hairless dogs. They are great choices for families because they’re affectionate with their owners but wary with strangers. Usually, they are lively and friendly with other dogs, and they love to play. They are agile, and they learn fast. The Peruvian doesn’t recommend for beginners. They need an owner, who understands “dog language”. The Peruvian dog has various size. The largest one is around 50-60 cm, and its weight is 12-25 kg. The lack of hair means that they are quite clean. It’s easy to wash them. You only need a simple sponge and a dog shampoo of course. The dog is safe from fleas. The starting price of a Peruvian Hairless Dog is around 3.500 dollars.
Akita: The Akita is originated from the northern regions of Japan. There is another strain, named the American Akita, but the “original” strain is the Japanese. The Japanese strain comes in a narrow palette of colours. It has a short double coat, similar to the northern spitz breeds. Besides that, long coated Akitas can be found also. It is a powerful and dominant dog. They aren’t very kind to strangers, but they are affectionate with their family members. Their hair is resistant against cold weather. They have triangular ears and small dark eyes. The normal height of an Akita is around 65-71 cm and their weight is around 45-59 kg. Their price is approximately 4.500 dollars.
Samoyed: The Samoyed’s name comes from the name of the Samoyedic peoples of Siberia. It is a nomadic reindeer herder. The normal height of a Samoyed is 51-60 cm. Usually, they have black eyes or sometimes brown with an almond shape. They have triangle shaped, thick ears, covered with fur. The fur on their ears is usually white, but it can be light brown also. The Samoyed’s tail is held touching the back. Sometimes they sleep with their tails over their noses for some extra heat. The Samoyed has a double-layered coat. The topcoat contains long straight hairs. This is the main protector of the undercoat. They shed once or twice a year. They are very friendly, so they aren’t very good guard dogs. They can be good watchdogs because they’re barking when someone reaches their territory. The actual price of a Samoyed is from 4.000 to 10.000 dollars.
Rottweiler: They are quite large dogs. Rottweilers are also known as Rottweil butcher’s dogs. The Rottweiler was used for herding very often in the 19th century. Nowadays they are a very good rescue, search or police dogs. Some experts said, that the Rottweiler is a descendant of the ancient Roman drover dogs. There is a Rottweiler memorial in Rottweil (Germany). They were also used during the World War. Rottweilers are very strong and muscular dogs. They have a medium sized head, with large nostrils. Their eyes are almond shaped and usually dark brown coloured. They have a strong and straight back, and a well-developed forecast. The tail was traditionally docked, but this is banned in many countries nowadays. They have a medium length coat and Rottweilers are usually black and brown coloured. Their height is up to 69 cm, and their weight is approximately 60 kg. The price of a Rottweiler is up to 6.000 dollars.
Pharaoh Hound: This dog is the national hound of the Mediterranean nation of Malta. Its traditional name is Kelb tal-Fenek in Maltese. This means “Rabbit Dog”. Their names come from their traditional work. People use these dogs for rabbit hunting. They are classified as sighthounds. The Pharaoh Hound is an elegant, muscular, and athletic dog. It has a powerful body with strong legs. Their eyes are oval, and they have an intelligent expression. Their weight depends on the sex of the dog, but they are usually around 27 kg. It can be taught very easily. The Pharaoh Hound is very kind and affectionate with its owners. The price of this dog is up to 6.500 dollars.
Tibetan Mastiff: The Tibetan Mastiff is an ancient type of large Tibetan dog breeds. It is originating from the nomadic cultures of China, Tibet and Nepal. In this region, the Tibetan Mastiff is used for protecting sheep from leopards. It is also known as Dok-Khyi, which means “nomad dog”. They were also used for guarding a house or guarding a village. They were allowed to run loose at night. The height of a Tibetan Mastiff can reach 83 cm, and their weight is around 70 kg. They are very large dogs. Because of its size, it is capable of confronting wolves or leopards. When they spot a wolf, they are barking to warn them away. The Tibetan Mastiff is an intelligent dog, and they’re excellent for families, but they aren’t recommended for novice dog owners. Their price is around 7.000 dollars. 
Czechoslovakian Vlcak: This dog is also known as Czechoslovakian Wolfdog. It is a relatively new dog breed from 1955, from Czechoslovakia. It was created by mixing Carpathian wolves with purebred German Shepherds. For a first look, it is just like a grey wolf. The wolfdog is very lively, courageous, and it has an active personality. They are very social, and they love to live in packs either in human families or with animal companions. It has a hunting instinct, but early socialization can solve the problem. The Czechoslovakian wolfdog can be a great partner of a human. They are also experts in body language, and they rarely bark. A normal male wolfdog’s weight is around 26 kg, and its height is around 65 cm. Their price is from 6.000 to 10.000 dollars.
Golden Retriever: The Golden Retrievers name comes from its purpose of breeding: it’s an excellent hunting dog, because it retrieves the prey unharmed, even from the water. The Golden Retriever is also a popular disability assistance dog, a guide dog for the blind, and a hearing dog for the deaf. The Golden Retrievers are very friendly, gentle dogs, which makes them unsuitable for guarding purposes, but a really good choice for a family dog. It was the 3rd most popular choice in the United States as a family dog. Their coat is dense and water repellent and they really love water. The average price of a Golden Retriever puppy is around $1500.
Boerboel: The Boerboel, or also known as the South African Mastiff is one of the largest dogs, bred only for the purpose of guarding homes and farms. It is probably the most powerful dog breed in the world. The name of the dog Boerboel comes from 2 different Dutch words: the “Boer” means farmer, and thee “boel” means dog. The breeding of the Boerboels is a hobby and an industry in South Africa, the dogs are exported to other parts of the world. The personality of the Boerboel is really calm, they have a very strong protective instinct and territorial control. The dogs are intelligent and very obedient. The average price of a Boerboel puppy is around $1,600.
Miniature Bull Terrier: The Miniature Bull Terrier is a crossbreed hybrid of the extinct English White Terrier, the Dalmatian and the English Bulldog. These dogs have thick and short coats very close to the skin, just like the Bull Terriers. Many colours are accepted by breeders like white, or white with different patterns, but the blue or liver coated dogs are undesirable. The Miniature Bull Terriers are very bold an muscular their skulls are egg-shaped and the eyes resemble a triangle. The average puppy price of the Miniature Bull Terriers is estimated to $1,600.

Bulldog: The Bulldog or Enligh/British Bulldog is a muscular, medium sized-breed with a distinctive hefty face and a pushed in nose. The Bulldog is kind of a national symbol to much British symbolizing determination and pluck. The Bulldogs are kind, courageous and resolute dogs with patient nature. Due to overbreeding Bulldogs tend to have cardiac problems and also cancer. Their lifespan is estimated to 6 years and 3 months. The average price of a bulldog puppy is about $1,500.
Spinone Italiano: An Italian dog breed the Spinone Italiano is a widely spread and versatile gun dog who still masters that purpose. It is a loyal and friendly breed whose history goes back to 500 BC. The Spinone Italiano is traditionally used for hunting and retrieving games, but nowadays it’s also a perfect company dog. The fur coat of these dogs are very versatile, many variations are accepted as pure breeds. The height at withers is 60 to 70cm and the weight range is between 34 to 39kg. The average price of a Spinone Italiano puppy is about $1,750.
Neopolitan Mastiff: One of the oldest breeds in the world, the Neopolitan Mastiff or the “Mastino” is probably the best choice if you want a guard dog, or want your house protected. Due to their large and intimidating presence and appearance, paired with their protective instinct toward their families, no one will enter your home uninvited while these dogs are watching. The size of the Mastiff should measure 66-79cm at the withers with and weigh up to 70 kg. The average price of a purebred Neo Mastiff can go up to $1,750.
Cane Corso: The Cane Corso, also known as the Italian Mastiff is a highly valued companion dog used for guarding and hunting. The Cane Corso is a large Italian dog closely related to the Neopolitan Mastiff, but it’s more muscular and less bulky. The standard expects ideal dogs to stand 58–70 cm at the withers, with females in the lower range 58–66 cm and males in the higher 62-70 cm. The weigh of the dogs should be kept strictly under 50kg. The Cane Corso is not recommended for novice dog trainers. It requires strong leadership and early and consistent training throughout the years. The average puppy price is $1,750.