Chow Chow: $1,000-$8,000
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A noble bearing and thick fur coat don't come cheap. A purebred Chow Chow puppy starts at about $1000 but can cost over $8,000.
A chow chow waits by a fan before judging during the first day of the Westminster Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 14, 2011 at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen)