Top 10 Most Expensive Dog Breeds

Black Russian Terrier:Puppies cost up to $2,000 and adult dogs require regular grooming and wellness visits. These dogs develop ocular and orthopaedic health issues, such as elbow dysplasia.

Alaskan Malamute:cost around $1,000 upfront and live around 13-16 years. In addition to being one of the most expensive dog breeds, medical expenses can be high due to health issues.

Chow Chow:are a protective breed, making good guard dogs. Living about 12-15 years, medical expenses can be higher than other mentioned breeds because of joint issues and autoimmune disorders.

 Irish Wolfhound: However, puppies cost around $1,900 and grooming costs run high for such a large dog. As a larger breed, these dogs do develop specific health issues.

Saint Bernard: pretty much act how they look: calm and aloof. An initial cost of around $1,500 is nothing compared to the cost of medical expenses, around $8,000 or more. 

Old English Sheepdog : These furry pals need to be groomed and can be gotten from breeders for about $1,250. Due to health problems such as deafness, cataracts, gastric torsion, otitis externa, etc.

Golden Retrievers : are about $1,500 to purchase from a breeder. Living about 10-13 years, these dogs are faithful companions but are predisposed to serious health conditions, especially orthopaedic.

Newfoundlands:are gentle giants, great for family life. About $1,500 to purchase, these dogs are pricey when it comes to health care, as a larger stature leads to more orthopaedic and cardiological .

Portuguese Water Dog:Terriers at around $2,500, Portuguese water dogs do not usually require as much healthcare, making them somewhat less expensive to own. Again, these dogs require grooming .

Tibetan Mastiff:Puppies from breeds run about $3,000 and have a lifespan of about 10-12 years. These majestic, fluffy dogs require frequent grooming, about $70 each visit.

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