Dogs are known to be the best friends to humans but when you set out to buy one, you will realize what an expensive best friend they turn out to be. Cats, on the other hand, are neither very expensive to purchase nor is their maintenance a huge issue. Plus, cats are relatively more selfish so they do not need humans to be around them the whole time. Dogs are pure loyal beings, they need and want their human pack to always be around and wherever the human goes, the dog goes with them. Dogs basically consider themselves to be people and if you try telling them any different, it will be in vain. Keeping this in mind, we can understand how your inclination can be towards getting a dog when you think of getting a pet. This article will focus on enlisting ten of the most expensive dog breeds that are known to mankind. Take a look and maybe you will make up your mind to get one!
10. Irish Wolfhound : Expensive Dog Breeds
The first dog on our list of the most expensive dog breeds in the world is the Irish wolfhound. The dog is known for its temperament and those who have owned these dogs know that if you stroke them lightly, they will cuddle you but dare you provoke them, they can get really fierce. These dogs, that cost around 2000 dollars, are known for their capability in athletics especially running.
The next breed of dog on our list of the most expensive ones is called Saluki which costs around 2500 dollars and can vary depend on age and weight too. It is one of the most graceful dogs and despite is relatively slender built, it has impressive strength. It is available in a variety of coat colors and the thickness of its coat varies as well. It is normally used as a show dog.
8. Pharaoh Hound
This dog, if you have seen it in real life, is one of the most interesting dogs and the name Pharaoh suits it to the t. The Pharaoh hound also has various types out of which the best and most in demand is the Blush type. It is called the blush hound because its nose and ears turn a deep red whenever the dog is excited. How utterly cute is that? This cuteness can cost you as much as 6500 dollars.
The next dog on our list is called Akita and it is a personal favorite. The dog looks like a merger between a dog and a wolf and is unbelievably soft and furry. They have a very dignified personality which makes them very famous around the globe although they originated from Japan. They can cost anywhere from 1500 to 4500 dollars.
6. Tibetan Mastiff
The next dog breed has been show cased in several movies and shows. It has a massive built with the strength to match and can cost you upto 7000 dollars. The dog has the sort of expression that you would expect Dumbledore to have and that in itself is one amusing characteristic. It has a very dignified personality so participating in activities that require huge amounts of obedience are not a very appealing thing to the dog.