The 10 most expensive dog breeds that cost a fortune
Who doesn’t refute the fact that dog isn’t man’s best friend? Almost every home has a dog but there are some who may go one step further in acquiring the most unique of dog species that may cost a fortune. Yes dogs owing to the rarity of breeds can be worth a fortune as you can see from these 10 most expensive dog breeds in the world.
10 Chow Chow
Originally from China, the Chow Chow is also known as the Sonsgshi Quan or ‘Puffy Lion Dog”. Chow Chows are ancient breeds dating back to 300 BC which is what makes them so pure bred and rare. The dog is regarded as a hunting and guard dog, is of medium build but with a large lion like head. Its main feature is its blue-black tongue and lion looking coat. A Chow Chow can cost between $3000-$9000.
9 Pharaoh Hound
The Pharaoh hound is regarded as the national animal of Malta and can cost anything between $3000 to $ 7000. These are handsome dogs with low body fat and are fantastic jumpers. Although popular myth says they have descended from the Tesem or ancient Egyptian hunting dogs, in reality they bar no relation to Egypt. Pharaoh hounds are intelligent but occasionally stubborn. They tire easily if given too many commands.