15 Most Expensive and Luxurious Dog Breeds Worldwide

Dogs are great companions of human beings so consider doing more readings about this subject if you have ever decided to buy or adopt a dog. There are many dog breeds you can find and from which you could choose including bomb dog breeds and comfort dog breeds, however, some are more costly than others. Not only in relation to the price of the purchase but as well as in consideration of grooming and health expenses.

This list compiles the most luxurious and expensive dog breeds worldwide which you can purchase. We’ll also be covering the price tag of the dog, grooming costs, and overall medical costs.

1- Kerry Blue Terrier

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With a selling price of $600, this dog could be cheap. Unfortunately, healthcare expenses can significantly exceed $7,000 owing to their multiple health problems. They are likely to survive to 15 years if taken good care of.

 

2- Great Dane

The Great Dane is a large dog with such an expected cost of $800. They have several health problems, like cardiomyopathy, but they are easy to maintain. This breed has between 7 and 10-year life span. The total cost of health insurance should be about $7,100.

 

3- Bernese Mountain Dog

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The pricing is about $800 for one of these gigantic 120-pound puppies. This breed has so many health issues such as elbow and hip dysplasia that will expense about $6,500.


4- German Shepherd

Described as a sheepherder for their skill, the sale price for one is about $800. Their health insurance costs rise to $20,500, and then they will live for up to 13 years. What makes their medical care so costly is the treatment of common health problems like hip dysplasia and perianal fistulas.


5- Chow Chow

There are big shapes and thick coats in the Chow Chow breed, making them sound noble like lions. The purchase price for this breed is almost $900, the estimated cost of grooming is $90, and the cost of medical care will increase to $11,000.


6- Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever, considered to be a family dog, will cost as much as $1,000. Along with their beautiful golden coats, one grooming visit will cost about $56. As for their medical expenses, there are many documented health problems for Golden Retrievers, charging you as much as $17,500.

 

7- Lakeland Terrier


A Lakeland Terrier is a breed that is strongly managed. This could reach up to $ 1,000 for healthcare expenses, grooming session may cost an average of $65, and the selling price alone would be $1,200. Especially in comparison to the other breeds, it may not seem that costly but a Lakeland Terrier requires regular grooming.

 

8- Samoyed

If you are looking for a rare breed with a selling price of $1,200, the Samoyed breed will be your dog. Their fluffy white coats make them unique. They have an average lifespan of 12 to 14 years. They are indeed susceptible to certain health issues such as corneal dystrophy and autoimmune disorders, which can cost health insurance up to $4,800.

 

9- Rottweiler


A Rottweiler is a big dog which costs $1,200, and a life span between eight and ten years. The grooming expenses of this breed are $36 per visit. Popular for its aggressive and threatening characteristics, this breed’s health care cost is about $7,800 for a dog.

 

10- Alaskan Malamute

This wolf-like breed will cost approximately $1,200 and medical care going up to $7,700. They have a high chance of developing diabetes which implies regular medicine. This breed requires regular grooming that costs around $85 per visit.


11- Old English Sheepdog

Confessed to being a great child watchdog, one of those dogs will cost about $1,200. Treatment rates will go for about $88. Medical expenditures will significantly exceed 7,600 dollars.


12- Miniature Bull Terrier


This natural and athletic breed’s selling price is about $1,200. With annual checkups that cost about $1,500, you can predict that this dog would live up to 14 years.

 

13- English Bulldog

 

The English Bulldog is among the nicest dog breeds. You can get one of your own, with a sales price of $1,250. Healthcare insurance alone, without daily grooming, will cost $5,700.


14- Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

There is an average life span for Cavalier King Charles Spaniels from 10 to 14 years. The actual cost of one is around $1,200 and $1,400. This breed requires regular grooming, costing about $55 for each visit. It will cost a total of $1,400 for medical care.

 

15- Spinone Italiano


The Spinone Italiano is an Italian breed as its name indicates. It is a big dog with a sale price of $1,300. Grooming will cost approximately $55 per session. These dogs will get sick from common diseases and disorders, which will cost you almost $3,000.