25 Most Expensive Dog Breeds in the World


With dogs being one of the top pets to have in the world, there are many difference breeds of dog to choose from! From small lap dogs all the way up to giant working dogs.

There are many factors that come in to play when choosing your next family member: temperament, grooming needs and even expected medical issues that are common with each breed.

This article will cover the top 25 most expensive breeds in the world, as well as discussing some things to consider with each breed!

Starting at the low end:

1. Kerry Blue Terrier


A typical purchase price of $600 is a fair price for a pure bred dog, however this breed is known for having many health concerns throughout their lifetime. Common health problems for this dog are skin and coat issues, hereditary eye diseases that can lead to blindness as well as neurological disorders. Some medical expenses can range up to $7,000 to care for the more complex medical issues. When well taken care of, this breed generally lives to an old age of 15 years!

2. Great Dane


This massive breed can weigh in at approximately 120 pounds! The average purchase price of one of these giants is $800. These dogs do not have a fluffy coat, but instead have a smooth coat that is easy to groom. Cardiomyopathy is the common health concerns with this breed with an expected healthcare cost of roughly $7,100. These giants are expected to live between 7 and 10 years old!