Maybe it’s true that money can’t buy you love, but it can definitely afford you a best friend. Dogs. But what if you see a dog on a pet shop and you really love how it looks, to the point that you’d want to buy it for yourself? Then suddenly you see the whopping tag price that almost makes you bark like a mutt. Would you still buy the dog? Take a look at the world’s most expensive dog breeds and see how far man can go to purchase the global best buddy of mankind.
Don’t you just love snowy white dogs? They look oh-so-fluffy that sometimes you might even mistake them for cotton-candy-coated dogs. At number 4 is the Samoyed which originates from Siberia. Samoyeds are very gentle dogs, devoted, easy-going, friendly and quite playful. They will gladly befriend anyone, including intruders. Samoyed dogs are highly intelligent, so they will most likely respond to firm, patient training which should be started at an early age. The life expectancy of this cuddly pup spans from 12-15 years, and they can be bought at a price ranging from $4,000-$11,000.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
A well-proportioned little wonder, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel lands on the number 3 spot. This lovely mutt is from England and can be bought at a princely price range of $1,000-$14,000. Described as “fearless, lively little dogs,” Charles Spaniels are outgoing, sportive, and affectionate. Since they are naturally well-behaved, most of the time they get along with other dogs and non-canine pets as well. Intelligent enough to understand what their master wants, they are usually easy to train and respond well to gentle obedience training. But never leave this dog alone as they are not suited to kennel life. The Charles Spaniel is absolutely a pleasant companion dog and is priced from $1,000 – $14,000.
German Shepherd (Alsatian)
Marking the number 2 spot is a pride from Germany: the German Shepherd. Often used as working dogs, they are very clever, keen, alert, and extremely fearless that they will not think twice about giving their lives for their masters. German Shepherds have a high learning ability, that’s why most of the time they are used as accomplices in a bomb squad or any other government or military operations. Since they are highly intelligent, it only fits to have an authoritative master over them so as not to have them think they are the “pack leader“. These guard dogs are usually sold at a price ranging from $3,000 – $24,000.
Red Tibetan Mastiff
Marking the number 1 spot for the most expensive dog breeds is the Red Tibetan Mastiff which was sold at a staggering price of $1.6 million to a coal baron from north of China. Tibetan mastiffs are known to be massive, giant dogs with sturdy body structure. Courageous, fearless, even-tempered, calm and thoughtful, Tibetan Mastiffs are an outstanding flock guardian and is ferocious against any prey who tries to approach their pack. A fast fact: did you know these mutts will not listen to their masters if they sense that they are stronger minded than their owner? Yes. So if you plan to buy one of these charming, gigantic breed, you better possess a natural air of authority to the Tibetan Mastiff’s demeanor.