Dogs have been bred as pets since a long time now. Earlier they were domesticated for doing mostly farm work such as guarding and herding sheep mainly. Eventually, man found other uses for dogs, such as hunting and tracking and other varied functions.
Today, dogs are not mere pets but are increasingly being used in public services such as police forces, customs department, fire services, etc as well as guide dogs for the visually challenged and also for therapeutic purposes. Still, the demand for certain breeds of dogs has been such that they have become increasingly expensive to buy.
These are the top 21 surprisingly expensive dogs: