Headlines And the Most Expensive Dog Breed in the World Is … Published 2 years ago on August 29, 2018 By PETS+ Staff Share Tweet It goes for up to $8K. Reader’s Digest has published a list of the most expensive dog breeds, along with a list of the most affordable ones. At the top of the list, which is based on information from the American Kennel Club, is the Low Chen. The cost range to purchase a member of this breed is $4,000 to $8,000, according to Reader’s Digest. This breed is also known as Löwchen or Little Lion Dog. Traditionally it’s groomed to have a lion-like appearance. Other expensive breeds include the Tibetan mastiff, the Pharaoh Hound and the Akita. Advertisement Some of the more affordable breeds, all under $1,000 on average, are the Manchester terrier, the pug and the beagle. A variety of factors can incluence the cost of a given dog breed, from its rarity to its current level of trendiness. As Reader’s Digest notes: “A celebrity, a movie or the latest winners of a dog show can prompt more desire to own a specific breed.” Read more at Reader’s Digest Advertisement Related Topics:American Kennel Club click to Comment(Comment) Advertisement You may like AKC Launches Virtual Home Manners Titling Program American Kennel Club Announces Winner of the Second ‘AKC Virtual Top Dog Challenge’ American Kennel Club Announces Judging Panel for 2nd AKC Virtual Top Dog Challenge Promoted Headlines Category Spotlight: Terry Naturally® Animal Health Category Spotlight: eTailPet Are You Ready For Adventures Beyond The Backyard? Tall Tails Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Photo Gallery6 hours ago Get Inspired by These Chew Displays at Indie Pet Stores Press Releases21 hours ago Lightspeed Unlocks New Revenue Stream for North American Retailers with the Launch of Subscriptions Press Releases21 hours ago Zesty Paws Names New CFO True Tales5 days ago Employees: Leave Your Pot at Home to Keep Your Job Columns1 week ago How Beer Helped Me Promote My Pet Business Columns1 week ago 3 Things Customers Want and Need from Pet Businesses Trace's Store School2 days ago Video: Trace’s Store School Covers Lessons Learned from COVID-19 America's Coolest2 weeks ago Video: Take a Tour of Bark Life in Seminole, FL Trace's Store School3 weeks ago Video: Learn How to Do Holiday on a Budget at Trace’s Store School Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important newsand business ideas from PETS+. Advertisement Most Popular True Tales5 days ago Employees: Leave Your Pot at Home to Keep Your Job Columns1 week ago How Beer Helped Me Promote My Pet Business Columns1 week ago 3 Things Customers Want and Need from Pet Businesses Headlines1 week ago Yelp to Flag Businesses Accused of Racism With ‘Consumer Alerts’ Photo Gallery5 days ago 19 Photos That Show Why Dexter’s Deli Is One of America’s Coolest Pet Stores Photo Gallery4 days ago New Edibles for Cats, Vegan Bars for Dogs and Toys for the Holidays [GALLERY] Columns4 days ago 4 Tips for Negotiating the Best Lease for Your Pet Business Real Deal1 week ago How Do You Handle Know-It-All Customers in Your Store?