While dogs may be man’s best friend, the price you pay for this unrequited companionship can be astonishingly high. In some cases, opportunistic breeders have been known to make vast fortunes selling the most prized, in-demand dogs for upwards of $100,000.
So what kinds of breeds go for these incredible sums? Continue reading to find out.
2Ibizan Hound- $1,300
With a $1,300 purchase tag, Ibizan Hounds are among the most expensive dogs in the world. However, with an average life expectancy of 12 to 14 years and low maintenance costs, (its coat will cost you around $25 to groom) Ibizian Hounds are worthwhile investments.
Better yet, their chances of developing hip dysplasia are low, while they have a medium risk of going deaf, meaning healthcare costs shouldn’t be as high as other breeds. A friendly, outgoing animal, Ibizan Hounds are great for both families and singletons.