These Are 7 of the Costliest Dog Breeds to Own

One of the most expensive dog breeds is the French Bulldog. A canine of the toy variety, the French Bulldog began to appear in mid-nineteenth-century France

French Bulldog

A large dog, the Tibetan Mastiff was historically used to protect Buddhist monasteries from wolf or bear attacks.

Tibetan Mastiff

The Samoyed is a medium-sized dog designed for herding. An older variety, the Samoyed are a basal breed of dog from areas in Northern Siberia

Samoyed

Another one of the most expensive dog breeds is the Afghan Hound. A basal breed predating many modern dogs, the Afghan Hound is most closely related to the Saluki,

Afghan Hound

Another of the most expensive dog breeds is the Pharoah Hound. Also known as Kelb tal-Fenek, the Pharoah Hound is a mid-sized hunting dog traditionally bred on the island of Malta

Pharoah Hound

The Löwchen, or the

little lion

in German, is another one of the most expensive dog breeds in the world. It is also one of the rarest dogs in the world Löwchen

Bred for the first time in the USSR in the late 1940s to early 1950s, this breed was primarily designed to be a working or military dog.

Black Russian Terrier