Celebrities looking for privacy and safety will spare no expense when it comes to installing state-of-the-art security systems. Aside from top-of-the-line security systems, many celebrities opt to purchase expensive, pedigreed dogs to add another element of safety to their properties. Whether celebrities need a guard dog, or a companion, as usual they like to purchase the most expensive option and the following dogs are no exception. These are the most expensive breeds in the world:
5) Rottweiler, ($2,000 to $8,000)
Pictured: a full-grown Rottweiler
Rottweilers are intelligent, powerful and robust dogs used for a variety of purposes. This patient pooch is used as a police dog, herding dog, service dog, obedience competitor, or therapy dog. They are super protective of their families and ultra confident, which makes them excellent companions.
4) Löwchen, ($5,000 to $8,000)
Pictured: an adult Löwchen
Löwchen means “little lion” in German which is a fitting name for this wild maned dog. These dogs are bred for their speed and agility and often given haircuts to make them look even more like little lions. They are a sweet and gentle breed, perfect for families with small children.
3) Chow Chow, ($3,000 to $8,500)
Pictured: an adult Chow Chow
The Chow Chow is a sturdy, Arctic breed that was used as a working dog hundreds of years ago. Today these dogs are used as companion dogs and in shows. They can be territorial and have a less than stellar reputation for being difficult with small children, but with the proper training they can be great family dogs. They have a lion-like appearance and a blue or black tongue. They are a favorite breed of Martha Stewart.
2) English Bulldog, ($2,500 to $9,000)
Pictured: an adult English Bulldog
The English Bulldog is a popular, jowly breed known for it’s shuffling gait and massive short head. They are lovable and extremely docile animals despite their aggressive look. They are completely unaware of their size and prefer to be on their owner’s lap. They make wonderful companions but have multiple health problems.
1) Samoyed ($4,000 to $11,000)
Pictured: an adult Samoyed
The Samoyed is a regal breed, bright and alert with a weather resistant coat. This breed excels at weight pulling, sledding, pack hiking, shows, herding and agility. These dogs are highly sought after and come with a high price tag due to their exquisite breeding. Their white coats range in color from pure white to biscuit and their black lips curl into what is known as the “Samoyed smile”.