Dogs are loyal animals, good friends, loved by many Vietnamese people, and choose to become family pets. Not only being a friend, according to the results of many studies, the companionship of dogs also helps children form many good personality traits and build unforgettable childhood memories.
To raise them as a family member, many Vietnamese families choose purebred pet dogs with gentle personalities to ensure safety when raising and caring for them. Many dog breeds in the world are loved and chosen by Vietnamese people as pets for their families.
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1. Alaskan dog breed
As a long-standing sled dog breed in countries around the world, Alaskan dogs are loved and chosen as pets by many Vietnamese families.
The most outstanding feature of this dog breed is its long, silky coat with typical colors such as brown, black, white or gray… Alaska Dogs have a very healthy body with a sturdy skeleton. Average height is from 55 to 70m. Normal weight is from about 35 to 50kg. Alaskan dogs have nuclear-shaped eyes, which look very beautiful and attractive.
Contrary to its large, somewhat aggressive appearance, the Alaskan dog breed has an extremely friendly, sociable and gentle personality. In addition, this dog breed is also very intelligent, listens to its owner and loves to exercise, run and jump.
The average selling price of this breed ranges from 8 to 13 million VND.
2. Poodle pet dog breed
As a dog breed with an extremely high intelligence index, ranking second in the world, only behind the Border Collie breed , Poodle dogs account for more than half of the number of pet dog breeds raised in Vietnam.
Poodle dogs have a small body with a small and round head. Long ears that hang down over half of the head and curly fur are outstanding characteristics of the Poodle breed. This dog breed has 3 popular sizes, including: Standard (large), Miniature (small) and Toy (super small). However, in Vietnam today, small and super small Poodles are most commonly raised. This dog breed has a variety of colors such as: black, brown, yellow, coffee, and white.
Poodle dogs often have a very gentle, happy and comfortable personality. This dog breed is also easy to train and very attached to its owner.
Poodle dogs have an average selling price of 5 to 8 million VND.
3. Corgi dog breed
Corgi is the most commonly raised male pet dog breed in Vietnam, originating from Wales, England. This breed has two main lines:
- Pembroke Corgi: Average weight is 9-13kg and average height is about 25-30cm.
- Cardian Corgi: Average weight is 12-15kg and average height is about 30-35cm.
Corgi usually has two main coat colors: yellow and white. The coat color of both Corgi dog breeds is quite similar. Normally, the hair on the chest, legs, and muzzle are white. The Corgi dog breed has an appetite, so it is easy to become obese. Owners of this breed should pay attention to applying a reasonable diet when raising them.
Although quite stubborn, Corgis are intelligent and friendly dogs, especially they love children. Corgi dogs should be exercised regularly to burn excess fat and avoid potential obesity.
The Corgi dog breed has 2 price schedules:
- If born in Vietnam, their price ranges from 8 to 25 million VND.
- If imported from abroad, the average price of this dog ranges from 35 to 80 million VND.
4. Chihuahua pet dog breed
Possessing an extremely small body, Chihuahuas are about 30cm in length, with an average height of 16 to 20. Chihuahuas have a fairly modest weight, only about 1 and a half to 3 kilograms.
With the advantage of a small body, the Chihuahua dog breed is very agile, intelligent and brave. In particular, this breed of dog loves to be pampered and whine with its owner.
In Vietnam, chihuahua dogs have two price schedules for two types:
- Purebred Chihuahua dogs: average from 2 million to 5 million VND
- Chihuahua hybrid dog breed: average from 1 million to 2 million VND
5. Sausage / Sausage dog breed
Originating as a hunting dog with a long body, today the sausage dog breed, also known as the sausage dog, is raised mainly as a house pet.
True to its name, the Dachshund breed has a special shape with a long body, short legs and long ears that always hang down. This type of dog has an average weight of 7 to 15 kilograms. Common coat colors are: yellow, reddish brown, chestnut…
Sausage dogs are very agile and brave. However, sometimes they also become stubborn and stubborn.
The Dachshund breed has 3 price schedules:
- Mix in Vietnam (common type, few documents): average from 2 and a half million to 4 million VND
- Imported from Thailand (with documents): average from 5 million to 8 million VND
- Imported in European countries, America, Russia: over 10 million VND
6. Husky dog breed
Not only possessing a beautiful and luxurious appearance, the Husky dog breed also has a lovely personality and is very friendly with humans. This dog breed is very active, loves running and jumping and is especially loyal to its owner.
The Husky dog breed in Vietnam costs about 6 million to 10 million VND. If imported from abroad and have documents, their selling price is much more expensive.
7. Pug dog breed
According to many anecdotes, the Pug dog breed originated in China during the Han Dynasty. At that time, Pug dogs were considered aristocratic and most of the people who owned this breed were mainly mandarins and royals in the palace.
With short legs and a fat body, Pug dogs have a height of only 25 to 35 cm, and an average weight of 6 to 10 kg. This dog breed has a very majestic and sturdy stance. In particular, Pug dogs have short, very soft fur. This is the characteristic that makes many people fall in love with this breed.
Contrary to the wrinkled and rather fierce face, the Pug dog has a very sociable and approachable personality.
The price of a Pug dog in Vietnam ranges from 11 to 45 million VND.
The Pomeranian, also known as the Pomeranian, is a world-famous pet dog breed thanks to its small appearance and big round eyes.
There are 3 types of Pomeranian dogs, including: standard type (from 25 to 30 cm high), mini type (about 20 cm high) and teacup type (under 15 cm). The average weight of mini and standard Pomeranian dogs is about 1 to 3 kilograms. This breed is popular for its long white coat. However, some animals also have yellow, cream or brown fur…
Pomeranians are very smart, alert and sometimes mischievous. When choosing this breed, owners should be careful because they are quite picky eaters and often lose hair.
The selling price of this breed ranges from 9 to 12 million VND if born in Vietnam and has complete documents. With dog breeds imported from abroad, the price is much higher.
9. Shiba pet dog breed
As a lovely dog breed with a happy and humorous face, the Shiba pet dog breed is chosen by many Vietnamese families as a household pet.
With a compact body and well-developed muscles, the Shiba pet dog breed has an average height of 33 to 43 cm. Normally, Shiba’s weight is about 8 to 10 kilograms. This dog breed has a flat face, small muzzle, and erect triangular ears. Shiba dogs have two layers of thick fur, with common coat colors such as red, black, brown, white…
Shiba dogs are very gentle, obedient and loyal to their owners.
Breeded Shiba dogs cost from 20 to 30 million VND
Imported Shiba Inu dogs have prices ranging from 40 to 45 million VND
10. Beagle pet dog breed
A cross between a native English dog and a Talbot rabbit breed, the Beagle was introduced to England in the 19th century and gradually spread throughout Europe.
The Beagle breed has a square body with extremely smooth calico fur. The outstanding feature of this dog is its characteristic folded ears. Beagles have an average height of 33 to 41 cm and weigh about 9 to 11 kg.
This is a dog that is always full of energy with an active spirit and always cheerful and excited mood. However, this breed has a predatory nature, which can be a risk to other animals such as rabbits, hamsters or cats…
For Thai Beagle dogs, their prices range from 15 to 20 million VND.
11. Golden dog breed
As the second most popular dog breed in the US, the Golden pet dog breed originates from Scotland and is ranked in the top 5 smartest dogs in the world. Golden is a medium-sized hunting dog breed, often used as a working dog or police dog in many countries around the world.
Golden has a balanced and beautiful appearance, attracting people at first sight. This dog breed has big, black eyes and looks very sharp and intelligent. The Golden dog breed has a large muzzle and strong teeth.
Not only does Golden have a brave personality, Golden also loves to exercise and needs to work to release energy. This dog’s daily exercise time averages from 15 to 30 minutes.
Golden dogs range in price from 6 to 8 million VND/dog.
12. Samoyed dog breed
With its elegant and charming beauty, the Samoyed dog breed is loved by many Vietnamese families and chosen as a house pet.
The Samoyed dog’s outstanding features are its triangular pointed ears and curled tail, which looks very adorable. Samoyed has a strong body with a height of about 45 to 60 cm. The weight of this breed ranges from 16 to 30 kilograms.
Owners should note that when raising this dog breed, they must take regular care to maintain the beauty as well as the softness and smoothness of the coat.
Samoyed costs about 6 to 9 million VND. With imported dogs, the price will be higher.
13. English Bulldog breed
Having ancestors from the Asian mastiff breed, the English Bulldog was originally bred to participate in medieval bullfighting. Since the 19th century, this breed has become an ornamental dog with a lovely appearance.
Possessing a majestic and stout appearance, the English Bull Dog has short coats, well-developed tendons and muscles. This dog breed has a large, round head. Sagging skin causes many wrinkles. In addition, the English Bull dog breed also has short, but very soft, and pleasant fur.
This dog breed is quite lazy and only likes to eat and sleep. They can sleep all day without going outside.
English Bulldogs have an average price of 9 to 13 million VND. For imported dogs, the price can range from 18 to 25 million VND.
14. French Bulldog breed
A type of dog bred from the English Bulldog breed, the French Bulldog has a gentle personality and a smaller size.
Despite having a smaller body, the French Bulldog breed is very solid and muscular. The average height is less than 30 cm and weight is about 8 to 13 kg. This breed of dog has short legs, appearing superior to the human body.
When raising this dog breed, owners should pay attention to the diseases they often encounter such as obesity, respiratory problems and daily oral hygiene.
Similar to the English Bulldog, the French Bulldog breed has an average price of 6 to 8 million VND. For imported dogs, the price can be up to 25 million VND.
15. Pekingese dog breed
Originating from China, Pekingese dogs often have one-color fur, such as: yellow, white or brown. This breed of dog has an upturned nose, a slightly broken nose and a short muzzle. Pekingese dogs weigh about 3 to 5 kilograms, with an average height of 14 to 26 centimeters.
The selling price of Pekingese dogs ranges from 3 to 5 million VND.
16. Japanese-bred Pekingese dog breed
Also originating from China, the Japanese Pekingese is a cross between a purebred Pekingese and a purebred Japanese dog.
The characteristics of this dog breed are that they often have two-color fur, which is very pretty and unique. They do not have an upturned nose and a clearly broken nose like the Pekingese dog. In addition, this breed has a long muzzle with an average height of 15 to 20 cm and a weight of about 3 to 7 kg.
The selling price of a Japanese-bred Pekingese dog ranges from 1 to 3 million VND.
17. Doberman pet dog breed
A dog breed bred in Germany, Doberman is the name of the person who bred this dog.
With a large body and soft, dark fur, the Doberman dog breed looks like a true gentleman. They have an average height of 68 to 72 cm and a weight of up to 45 kg. The common coat color of this dog is tawny with red edges or black with yellow edges.
Doberman prices range from 8 to 12 million VND.
18. Becgie hybrid dog breed
As a bred dog breed, the hybrid Becgie dog breed has a much gentler and more restrained personality than the purebred type. This dog breed often has two erect ears and a large, majestic body. If adopted from a young age, the owner can easily tame and guide them as they wish.
Depending on the place of birth and document status, hybrid Becgie dogs have different prices, ranging from 1 million to 45 million VND.
19. Yorkshire dog breed
A very popular dog breed in Europe, the Yorkshire pet dog breed originates from the foggy country – the United Kingdom.
With its small size, Yorkshire only weighs about 3 kg 2 and is about 22 to 23 cm tall. The outstanding feature of this dog breed is its long, silky hair that covers the entire body.
Yorkshire dogs are very gentle and affectionate with their owners, they love to be hugged and caressed. In addition, this breed is also good at catching mice with high agility.
The average selling price of Yorkshire dogs ranges from 7 to 10 million VND.
20. Maltese dog breed
Originating from a working dog breed, the Maltese pet dog breed was bred to have an increasingly smaller and more graceful body, becoming the pet of many noble families.
The Maltese dog has a small, round head and two large, clear, sparkling eyes, exuding inherent loveliness and intelligence. This dog breed has a small mouth and ears that hang down on both sides of the head, showing grace and flexibility.
Owners should be careful to let Maltese dogs regularly exercise, run, and trim their hair to bring them the most comfort.
The price of Maltese dogs ranges from 6 to 50 million VND, depending on their type and origin.