8 Budget Friendly Dog Breeds In India

06 Jul 2016 | by | Posted in: Breeds

Looking for a dog to bring home? Make sure you complete your research, narrow down your options and then go through this list.

All dogs are excellent and have their own speciality. But if you have the option to select one among more than one available breeds, then you will like to find a budget friendly dog breed. If you are staying in India and looking for a dog breed then here is a list of the most budget friendly dogs in India:


1. Labrador

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The Labrador retrievers are the most popular dog breed in all over the world and as well in India. Labradors are easy to train, friendly and intelligent dogs. Also, they are easily available in most of the Indian cities and need average grooming and easy to train. Labrador dogs collaborate well with Indian climate that makes them highly admired and top desired dog breed in India.

Origin UK
Height Male: 57–62 cm, Female: 55–60 cm
Weight Male: 29–36 kg, Female: 25–32 kg
Life Span 9 - 12 years
Grooming Need Average


2. Pariah

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Indian Pariah dogs are the one among healthiest dogs in the world and in India they are available easily and freely. Also, many NGO’s and city dog care centres offer them for free adoption. They are also known as InDog and Desi, and are a natural Landrace and an example of survival of the fittest and most suitable for Indian climate and make a good pet. They are also most suitable dogs for extreme Indian weather and generic uses. Pariah dogs are most cost effective and suitable dogs for the Indian subcontinent.But you must not be confused that all the stray dogs are not the Pariah dogs.

Origin India
Height 10-14inches
Weight Average 8 to 14 kgs
Life Span 10 -14 years
Grooming Need Average

3. Dalmatian

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The Dalmatian dogs were originated from Dalmatia (Roman province), by Dalmatae tribe. From where they got their name Dalmatian. Dalmatians are healthy and athletic dogs from working category and also make a good watchdog. Dalmatian dogs are a healthy dog, which is also suitable to survive in warm weather, but not recommended for extreme cold weather. Dalmatians are a sturdy and athletic dogs and need regular exercise and early socialization and training.

Origin Dalmatia
Height Female: 46-64 cm, Male: 53 -66 cm
Weight Female: 16-24 kg, Male: 15-32 kg
Life Span Average 10-13 years
Grooming Need Low

4. Doberman

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Doberman dogs are intelligent and courageous dogs from working category. They are most admired for protection and their extraordinary Sixth Sense. Dobermans were originated by Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann in Germany to work for the personal protection and nowadays, they are the most preferred dogs for military and police services in all over the world. They are fearless, sturdy dogs, but they need moderate exercise and daily long walk or running. Doberman dogs are easily available in most of the Indian cities, though they are not well admired for extreme weather. But their unmatched quality, reasonable price and average grooming needs make them a top demanded dog breed in the budget.

Origin Germany
Height Male 66-72cm, Female 61-68 cm
Weight Female 16-24 kg, Male 15-32 kg
Life Span Average 10 -13 years
Grooming Need Medium

5.  Indian Spitz

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Indian Spitzs are usually confused with Pomeranians, but both are the different breeds. The Pomeranians are smaller in height and have less weight and longer fur than Indian Spitzs. The Indian Spitzs are the similar presence to the German Spitz but they are 1.5-2.5 inches shorter at the withers and have less weight. Though they are not recognized by any major Kennel Club, KCI (Kennel Club of India) identified them as a separate Indian Breed. They are available in less budget, suitable for Indian weather and need less grooming.

Origin India
Height 10-14inches
Weight Average 8 to 14 kgs
Life Span 10-12 years
Grooming Need Average

6. Dachshund

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The dachshund is a small active and energetic dogs from earth dog category, this breed was bred to hunt small prey like tunnelling animals, rabbits, and hairs, which are the one of the best earth dogs in the world. If you are looking for a small, intelligent, healthy and courageous dog then they are the right selection. Dachshunds are available in most of the major Indian cities and good for apartment life and Indian climate, which are available in affordable price, in India. That makes them a most demanded dog breed in India.

Origin Germany
Height Average 5-9 Inches
Weight Approx 3-6 Kgs
Life Span 14 -17 years
Grooming Need Medium

7. German Shepherd

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Though German shepherds are a new dog breed originated since the year 1899 and today they are the most popular dogs in the world and top demanded dog in America. German Shepherds are also known as Alsatian (UK), Alsatian wolf dog (UK) and Alsatian, Deutscher and GSD. They are basically from herding category and are a highly appreciated as working dogs. German shepherds are an alert, intelligent, loyal and courageous dog that make them an ideal dog. But GSD is suggested for experienced and firm owners because they have separation anxiety and pack leader's tendency that need attention and regular exercise. German shepherds are easily available in most of the cities and well adopted in Indian weather that needs average grooming and moderate training.

Origin Germany
Height 18 -22 inches
Weight 22 -42 Kgs
Life Span 9 - 13 years
Grooming Need Medium

8. Pug

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The pug is a small, affectionate and emotional dog with an innocent face, short muzzle and curled tail. The pug is an ancient dog breed and one among oldest dog breeds, but they got real popularity in India when Vodafone advertisement brought them in publicity. They are the most favourite dog breeds for girls in India and an ideal pet for apartment living and friendly and reliable with young kids. Pug is available almost most of the Indian Cities and need less grooming and training, but need regular medical care and your engagement.

Origin China
Height 10 -14 inches
Weight Between 7 and 12 pounds (3.17 and 5.44kg).
Life Span 12 -15 years
Grooming Need Medium to High

We wish you a very happy pet keeping and hope your doggie gives you all the happiness there is. Any breed will make a good dog. Just make sure you're financially ready to bring up a dog before getting one home. Let us know which one you have in the comments below!


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