Special Report

Most Expensive Cat and Dog Breeds

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10. Labrador Retriever
> Average cost for high-end breed: $5,350
> Expected weight: 55-80 pounds
> Life expectancy: 10-12 years
> Dog group: Sporting

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9. Rottweiler
> Average cost for high-end breed: $5,750
> Expected weight: 77-130 pounds
> Life expectancy: 8-10 years
> Dog group: Working

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8. Pembroke Welsh Corgi
> Average cost for high-end breed: $5,750
> Expected weight: under 30 pounds
> Life expectancy: 12-13 years
> Dog group: Herding

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7. Boxer
> Average cost for high-end breed: $5,800
> Expected weight: 50-80 pounds
> Life expectancy: 10-12 years
> Dog group: Working

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6. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
> Average cost for high-end breed: $6,050
> Expected weight: 13-18 pounds
> Life expectancy: 12-15 years
> Dog group: Toy