The English Bulldog (Approx Rs 1, 86, 000 per pure bred pup)
The English Bulldog is extremely popular as a family dog. It is active and has a cool temperament. This breed is prone to diseases.
Samoyed (Approx Rs 2, 48,000 to 6, 82, 000 per pure bred pup)
These dogs are beautiful with white to biscuit colored coats. They are alert, strong and are used as herd dogs. Their ‘smile’ is very popular as they curl their black lips to make a smiley face.
Chow Chow ( Approx Rs 200000-500000 per pure bred pup)
This is an Arctic breed of dogs which has a thick coat and is very strong. It is very popular as a show dog and a therapy dog. It is famous for its ‘lion-like’ appearance, thanks to its furry mane. It has a unique blue or black tongue.
Lowchen (Approx Rs 3-5 lakh per pure bred pup)
Its name is German for ‘little lion’. It has a beautiful mane and is very agile. It is very cute and is mostly given the ‘lion-trim’ to make it look like one.
Rottweiler (Approx Rs 1-4 lakh per pure bred pup)
These dogs are very powerful and multi-talented. They are intelligent and patient and are used as guard dogs, herd dogs and therapy dogs.
Tibetan Mastiff (Approx Rs 1-4 lakh per pure bred pup)
It is an alert and watchful dog with a kind look. It is a bit aloof and could be a little stubborn when it comes to obedience. It is not keen on mingling with other dogs or participating in group activities. It has a double coat and looks very adorable.
Akita (Approx Rs 1-3 lakh per pure bred pup)
Akitas originated in Japan but are now found throughout the world. They are adorable and thus are very popular show dogs and therapy dogs. They have a thick coat and a bushy tail. They look formidable but have a very pleasant personality. A heart touching movie based on a real story of a Japanese Akita dog ‘Hachi’ that waited for its master for 9 years titled ‘Hachi: A Dog’s Tale’ was released in 2009.
Pharaoh Hound (Approx Rs 1-4 lakh per pure bred pup)
The Pharaoh Hound is strong and fiercely fast yet very graceful. It is eager to please so it makes an excellent hunting dog, companion and lure coursing dog. A Pharaoh hound’s blush is very famous, its nose and ears turn red when it gets very excited or happy.
Saluki (Approx Rs 1.5 lakh per pure bred pup)
This dog looks very thin and graceful but is equally strong. It is a great hunter, lure courser and show dog.
Irish Wolfhound (Approx 1.25 lakh per pure bred pup)
These are the tallest of dogs and are very athletic, with great endurance. They are gentle dogs but turn into fiercely protective dogs when provoked.