These Are 8 of the Costliest Dog Breeds to Own

French Bulldog: The French Bulldog is one of the priciest dog breeds. A toy dog, the French Bulldog first appeared in France in the middle of the 1800s.

Tibetan Mastiff: The Tibetan Mastiff, a huge dog, was originally employed to defend Buddhist monasteries against attacks by wolves or bears.

Löwchen: Another of the priciest dog breeds on the planet is the Löwchen, which translates to "little lion" in German. It is among the world's rarest breeds of dogs as well.

Samoyed: The Samoyed is a medium-sized dog designed for herding. The Samoyed is an ancient breed of dog that originated in Northern Siberia and is considered to be a basal breed. 

Afghan Hound: The Afghan Hound is another of the priciest dog breeds. The Afghan Hound is a base breed that originated before many contemporary dogs; it is most closely linked to the Saluki, a kind of sighthound.

Pharoah Hound: The Pharaoh Hound is one of the priciest dog breeds as well. The Pharoah Hound, also called Kelb tal-Fenek, is a medium-sized hunting dog that has historically been bred on the island of Malta.

Black Russian Terrier: This breed was initially developed in the Soviet Union in the late 1940s and early 1950s with the intention of using it as a working or military dog.

Bernese Mountain Dog: The Bernese Mountain Dog is a huge breed that originated in Bern, Switzerland, and the surrounding Swiss Alps.