The 10 Dog Breeds That Are the Most Expensive in the World

8. Samoyed

The Samoyed is an extremely rare breed of dog that can be purchased for a total of $1,200. They can be identified by the fluffy white coats that cover their bodies. They have an expected lifespan of somewhere between 12 and 14 years on average. They are also predisposed to a multitude of health issues, such as corneal dystrophy and autoimmune conditions, which can drive up the cost of medical care to as much as $4,800.