They say that dogs are a man’s best friend. In a lot more ways, dogs have always proven this statement to be true.
In fact, your pet dog is the only one in your life who will love you more than they love themselves. It’s a sweet and inspiring thought.
There are many dog lovers and breeders around the world. Some breed dogs professionally or they study about dogs specifically (other than a vet) and would sign up their healthy and well-looking pets in pet fashion shows.
Others have a dog at home as a regular part of the family who goes on vacations with them and plays with the kids every morning and afternoon. We all have our reasons for having these loving pets in our lives.
Although some pets may be given to you, when you plan to add a dog in your home, in most cases they are bought from pet shops or adopted from the shelter.
Prices would range from the breed of dog that you choose. Some may play around the minimum and regular prices. Other breeds, however, have higher prices than the others.
There are different factors as to determine the price of a breed and around the world, there are many pricey dog breeds.
A Tibetan Mastiff is a breed of dog that originated in the nomadic cultures of India, China, Mongolia, Tibet and Nepal.
This breed of dogs was originally bred to guard the sheep from predators such as leopards, wolves, bears and tigers. The Tibetan Mastiff can grow up to 83 cm and up to 160 lbs.
To add to their size is their big and fluffy hair which makes them appear bigger – the perfect size to protect the herd and scare away big predators as well.
Fluffy on the outside, tough and strong on the inside, the Tibetan Mastiff breed has earned its reputation on the guard dogs department.
Although there is much other competition in being a guard dog, the Tibetan Mastiff breed has been the most sought off breed of dog in recent years. This started when it was sold and bought at a staggering price, putting it on top of the list of the most expensive dog breed.
Being tagged as the world’s most expensive dog breed has a reputation to maintain, and the Tibetan Mastiff has maintained it well.
With the latest most expensive dog sold in a luxury pet auction in China, one Tibetan Mastiff was sold at an astounding $1.6 million.
Other pets of the same breed were recorded to have been sold at $970,000 and $600,000.
What Do I Think ?
Regardless of their breed or price, adding a dog in your life is generally a good thing – as long as it does not present any health hazard. Dogs are sweet and loyal. They become a part of your family and they are the first ones to get excited when you get home from a long day outside.
Dogs are a good stress reliever and at the same time, it helps you develop your responsibility. Play dogs or guard dogs, they become a part of your life and your heart.