P.Uppy prices have skyrocketed since the pandemic began, and the average cost of a puppy has increased a whopping 132 percent since last March. Retriever together with Chow chows and English bulldogs are worth up to £ 3,000 each. As a result, these three breeds are among the most vulnerable to dog theft in the country today.
Following a spate of dog thefts across the UK, research was conducted by Benchmark Kennels, including the shameless snap of a Labrador tied up in front of a Marks and Spencers while its owner was shopping.
The top ten most expensive dog breeds of 2021 were reported by Bristol Live.
This also includes cavapoos and goldendoodles.
Cheryl Sampson of Benchmark Kennels said, “The rise in puppy prices was due to a huge surge in demand over the past year. Such a sudden change in price is shocking as many people are unlikely to need to buy a dog anymore. ”
The ten most expensive dog breeds of 2021:
10. Labradoodle – £ 2,700
At ten is the fourth designer crossbreed on this list. Labradoodles are now worth £ 2,700, £ 400 more than the Labrador Retriever, one of the most popular breeds in the UK.
9. Cockapoo – £ 2,740
In ninth place is the Cockapoo with an average price of £ 2,740.
8. Standard Poodle – £ 2,770
Poodles are in great demand as they produce the highest quality designer crosses. The standard poodle has grown in value from £ 990 to £ 2,770 over the past year.
7. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel – £ 2,784
Spaniels and spaniel crosses are among the most sought-after breeds. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is now worth an average of £ 2,784.
6. Miniature Schnauzer – £ 2,930
The Miniature Schnauzer is next on this list, costing £ 2,930 per dog.
5. Goldendoodle – £ 2,976
The Goldendoodle is the fifth most important breed during the lockdown. The pups cost an average of £ 2,976.
4. Cavapoo – £ 3,030
Cavapoos are the most sought-after designer dogs, nearly doubling in value from £ 1,615 to a staggering £ 3,030 per year.
3. English Bulldog – £ 3,300
The English bulldog was the most expensive breed in March 2020 and now ranks third with a value of £ 3,300.
2. Golden Retriever – £ 3,360
The golden retriever is the second most expensive dog.
Among the most expensive breeds, Golden Retrievers saw the biggest price hike, climbing from just £ 1,430 to £ 3,360 last year.
1. Chow Chow – £ 3,700
The most expensive breed is the Chow Chow, which is worth an average of £ 3,700 for a puppy.
That price is up 84% in just one year, from £ 2,015 in March 2020.