Why are puppies so expensive to buy?

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Because well bred dogs are expensive to breed.

Any purebred dog is going to be expensive.

When you purchase a dog through a reputable breeder, you have to remember that the breeder has already spent a good amount of money on veterinary care for the mother and the pups, and that is reflected in the price of the puppy.


Higher demand for puppies means they often cost more than adult dogs.

If a dog adoption is $100, a puppy's might be $200 to $500.

Rescue groups typically include vaccinations, spay/neuter surgery, microchip ID, collar and tag ID, leash and other starter items.


How much does a Corgi cost? Expect to pay between 800 and 1200 Euros for a corgi puppy.

Cardigan corgis are generally more expensive due to their rarity.

Show quality or puppies that can be bred from (and the progeny can be registered) will be at the higher end of the spectrum.

The average price of a Havanese puppy is between $1,000 and $1,500. You can get Havanese puppies for as low as $700 from puppy mills and as high as $3,000 from reputable breeders. Puppy brokers often sell puppies of the lowest price-range, and they should be avoided at all costs as they are not well-bred.

Yes, the Maltese is an expensive pet.

Properly bred and raised, the pet purchased from a reputable and responsible breeder, is worth every penny.

A well-bred Maltese can live, with proper care, up to 20 years or more.


The cost of a puppy varies, but you can generally expect to spend in the range of $800-$1500 for a puppy from a reputable breeder.

Adult Newfoundlands are sometimes available through the Newf Rescue Service of Regional Newfoundland Clubs.


Petland Is Selling This Albino Puppy For $5,500.

Their dogs come from some of the worst puppy mills — and often have health problems.

To some people, $5,000 for a purebred puppy might seem pretty average, especially as breeds like English bulldogs and Chow Chows can cost up to $8,000 to $9,000 from a breeder.


The Samoyed is a very high-maintenance breed, which makes it rare.

A Samoyed puppy will cost $5,000 to $8,000.

The Egyptian Pharaoh hound is one of the oldest breeds in existence.

This regal-looking, medium-sized dog is believed first to have been bred in 4000 BC, and it is depicted on several Egyptian artifacts.

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