These are the breeds of dog that will hit you hardest in the pocket following surging prices over lockdown. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
Many of us have welcomed
new puppies to our families over the last couple of years, as the Kennel Club saw dog ownership soar over the global pandemic.
But the growing
demand for some of the most popular breeds has seen prices rocket – meaning a dog will most likely cost you a great deal more today than it would just two years ago.
Research from the pet experts at
Pets4Home s shows that the average puppy in the UK now costs a hefty £1,875 – more than double the average price in 2019. The English Bulldog is the UK's most expensive dog, with puppies selling for an average of £2,995. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
And some breeds will set you back an average of nearly £3,000.
Here are the 10 most expensive breeds of dog in the UK.
For all the latest dog news, pictures, advice and information, join our Scotsdog Facebook group here The third most expensive pup is the cute Miniature Dachshund, with an average price tag of £2,537. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) Read more: Velcro Dogs 2022: These are the 10 breeds of loving dog likely to stick to their owner like glue - including the clingy Labrador 10 of the noisiest breeds of dog that are adorable but likely to bark and howl The Cavapoo - a cross between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Poodle - is the runner-up when it comes to pricey dog breeds, with an average price of £2,949. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) Here are the native breeds of dog most at risk of extinction in the UK These are the 10 largest breeds of dog in the world - they're huge and adorable The trendy and popular Cockapoo - a dog crossbred from a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle - is next most expensive, with an average price tag of £2,471. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) The French Bulldog is the UK's second most popular pedigree dog breed and commands a hefty average price of £2,389. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is the fifth most expensive dog in the UK, with a puppy costing an average of £2,458. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) Pomeranians may be tiny, but there's nothing small about the average cost of £2,247 a puppy. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) An average price tag of £2,230 makes the Cocker Spaniel the UK's ninth most expensive dog. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) The non-miniature version of the popular Dachshund sausage dog commands an average price of £2,242. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) The Labrador Retriever is the UK's most popular pedigree dog, but it only just squeezes into the top 10 most expensive, with a puppy costing an average of £1,948. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)