These are the breeds of dog that will hit you hardest in the pocket following surging prices in recent years.These are the breeds of dog that will hit you hardest in the pocket following surging prices in recent years.
These are the breeds of dog that will hit you hardest in the pocket following surging prices in recent years. | Canva/Getty Images

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Demand for dogs has increased massively in recent years, meaning that prices for some breeds have rocketed.

Many of us have welcomed new puppies to our families over the last few years, as the Kennel Club has seen dog ownership soar to record levels - with around one-in-three homes now including a four-legged friend.

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.

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Research from the pet experts at Pets4Homes shows that the average puppy in the UK now costs a hefty Β£1,875 – more than double the average price in 2019.

And some breeds will set you back an average of nearly Β£3,000.

Here are the 10 most expensive breeds of dog in the UK.

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