Priceliest Large Dog Breeds

These are some of the most costly large dog breeds. Prices vary per breeder, but the list ranks from least to most costly. 

.German Shepherd, $800–$2,000 While cheaper than an Irish wolfhound, German shepherds are nonetheless expensive, especially purebreds. The average dog costs $800–$1,000,

Traditional herding dogs are appreciated for their gentleness, good temper, easy training, and beautiful appearance. However, grooming costs

Great Dane—$1,000–$2,000The Marmaduke dog, or Great Dane, is also expensive. As puppies, these gentle giants cost $1,000–$2,000. 

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Because of their large appetites, feeding them for 7–10 years might be expensive. The two big costs of raising these massive dogs are grooming ($65 per dog) and medical.

Dogo Argentino—$1,200–$8,000Some Dogo Argentinos cost “just” $1,200. Purebreds from rare lineages can cost up to $8,000.

Newfoundland—$1,500–$2,500Newfoundlands, huge dogs with soft dispositions, are next. The gentle giants cost $1,500 to $2,500 each, but they're great for kids, scaring off invaders (who don't know better)

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