Eve, a black and tan kelpie from NSW's central west, sold for a record price of $49,000. Eve, a black and tan kelpie from NSW's central west, sold for a record price of $49,000.
Stapleton's own instincts proved correct on Thursday, when the kelpie – officially called Capree Eve – sold under the hammer for $49,000 at a combined online and in-person auction, marking her out as the most expensive kelpie in Australia.
1. Xoloitzcuintli (Mexican Hairless Dog) A dog breed that has been on this planet for over 3000 years, the Aztec dog of the gods, Xoloitzcuintli was almost extinct back in the 1950s but due to efforts by breeders, it has survived.
There are between 700 million and 1 billion dogs in the world. The number includes the total world dog population — both dogs living in households and strays. It's important to note that these are estimates since counting every dog is impossible.
The massive breed, mainly found in Tibet, can reach more than 150 pounds in weight. This fiery dog costs $10,000 to own.
1. Border collie. According to The Intelligence of Dogs, which ranks 131 dog breeds in terms of their relative intelligence, the border collie is the smartest dog breed known to man.
Meet the '$2 Million' Dog
This picture taken on March 18, 2014 shows an unidentified man posing for a photo with two Tibetan mastiffs after they were sold at a 'luxury pet' fair in Hangzhou, in eastern China's Zhejiang province.
The Ashera cat is considered the most expensive cat breed in the world, with prices reaching up to $100,000 or more. This is due to its rarity and the fact that it is a hybrid breed, created by breeding an African serval, an Asian leopard cat, and a domestic house cat.
The Great Dane is generally recognised as being the largest breed in terms of height – but Irish Wolfhounds and English Mastiffs as worthy contenders too. When it comes to height and weight combined, no one is going to argue with the Mastiff's claim!
Chihuahuas are the cheapest dog breed because of how affordable it is to take care of them.
Meet Gunther VI: The German Shepherd With A $400+ Million Net Worth. Countess Korlotta Liebenstein had no children or close relatives, so she left her fortune to her dog, Gunther III. When Gunther III passed away, the fortune was passed on to his descendants. Now, Gunther VI is now the richest dog in the world.
In 2011, an 11-month old pup named “Big Splash” sold for $1.5 million, according to NBC news, which reported that the animal was the most expensive dog sold at the time. The buyer of the pricey puppy wants to breed mastiffs himself, according to the report.
1. Toto – Cairn Terrier. Undeniably the most famous dog in history is Toto. Toto, whose real name was Terry, was abandoned as a puppy.
Least Popular Dog Breeds of 2022
At the bottom of the list (Nos. 197 through 199) are the Sloughi, Norwegian Lundehund, and English Foxhound. Last year, the Norwegian Lundehund was at the bottom, but they have surpassed English Foxhounds in registration over the past year.
While still relatively rare outside of their native Australia, Kelpies have been imported all across the world as working dogs, show dogs, and pets. Their ability to make good house pets depends largely on what stock they come from.
Kelpies in Australia
They are a herding dog derived from the Scottish smooth collie or farm collie.