Although this breed is called an Australian Shepherd, it is, in fact, an American breed. This big-sized dog needs plenty of wild space, so no small apartment will do. It is friendly with a calm temper, and it is kid friendly.
This breed of dog was shipped to Australia in the early 19th century to watch over sheep. It is believed that this is where it gets its name. They are known for being true to their instincts and are extremely protective of their families.
Siberian Husky: $5,000
We call the Siberian Husky the David Bowey of all breeds. A mix of gray, brown, and white colored coat together with a pair of dazzling eyes, often in different colors. It originated in Russia and is very popular all over Europe. The Siberian Husky is alert, intelligent, and faithful to its herd.
If you decide to take in a Siberian Husky, there are some things you must take into account. They need plenty of outdoor time, prefer cold environments, and are great with kids.
Miniature Schnauzer: $5,000
You would have thought that these small creatures would have a relatively modest price tag, but in fact, if you wanted to buy a Miniature Schnauzer, it would cost you about 5K. Now, you might think that having a small dog around means having a quiet dog around, however, things are exactly the opposite.
The Miniature Schnauzer, together with being energetic, is always looking for someone to play with and is not shy to show affection to others.
Pembroke Welsh Corgi: $3,000
If you are looking for a superior pedigree, top-breed Welsh Corgi, this is not going to be cheap. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is known to be one of the most perfectionist family dogs. It is lively and playful and is great with children.
At its prime, the male dog won't weigh more than 14 kg, so you won't have to worry about shlepping a big intruder around. The Welsh Corgi will adapt perfectly, even in a small apartment, and if you give them enough exercise outdoors, they will stay calm and content.
How often have you come across a Dachshund and said to yourself that you just have to have one? The Dachshund is expensive, and its price can climb up to over $1,500. It is known for its short legs and long body and is often referred to as a sausage dog.
It was originally developed to sniff out and hunt small animals and reptiles. In 2018 it was ranked #12 in popularity among family dog breeds in America. It easily befriends children and doesn't shed too much hair.