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Top 10 Most Demanded Dog Breeds in India

Updated on September 18, 2017

While selecting a dog bread price is secondary, we like to have most suitable for our need and suitability. Owning a dog is not an interest only that have many other benefits also. According to, St Andrews University research “The dog owner acts 10 years younger than his age” and they are mentally and physically fitter than others, at their same age. Even all dogs are excellent and have their own specialty. But if you have an 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. Pariah Dog or InDog

Pariah Dog
Pariah Dog

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 centers offers them for free adoption. They are also known as InDog and Desi, and are a natural Land race 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 Indian subcontinent.But you must not be confused that all the stray dogs are not the Pariah dogs.

Fight for survival since early age,

Details About Pariah (inDog)
 
Average Price
Freely Available
Origin
India
Height
10-14inches
Weight
Average 8 to 14 kgs
Life Span
10 -14 years
Grooming Need
Average

2. Indian Spitz

Indian Spitz
Indian Spitz | Source

Indian Spitzs

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 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.

Details About Indian Spitz
 
Average Price
INR 1000 to 4000
Origin
India
Height
10-14inches
Weight
Average 8 to 14 kgs
Life Span
10-12 years
Grooming Need
Average

3. Labrador

Labrador
Labrador | Source

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 Indian cities and need average grooming and easy to train. Labrador dogs collaborate well with Indian climate that make them highly admired and top desired dog breed in India.

Details About Labrador
 
Average Price
Freely Available
Origin
India
Height
10-14inches
Weight
Average 8 to 14 kgs
Life Span
9 - 12 years
Grooming Need
Average

4. Dalmatian

Dalmatian
Dalmatian | Source

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 watch dog. Dalmatian dogs are a healthy dog, which are 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.

Details About Dalmatian
 
Average Price
INR 3,000 to 10,000
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

5. Doberman

Doberman
Doberman | Source

Doberman playing with Wolf

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 personal protection and now days, 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.

Details About Doberman
 
Average Price
INR 5,000 to 12,000
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

6. Dachshund

 Dachshund
Dachshund | Source

The dachshund is a small active and energetic dogs from earth dog category, this breed was bred to hunt small prey like tunneling animals, rabbits, and hairs, which are the one of the best earth dog 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.

Details About Dachshund
 
Average Price
INR 5,000 to 15,000
Origin
Germany
Height
Average 5-9 Inches
Weight
Approx 3-6 Kgs
Life Span
14 -17 years
Grooming Need
Medium

7. German Shepherd

German Shepherd
German Shepherd | Source

Though German shepherds are a new dog breed originated since 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 are 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 need average grooming and moderate training.

Variety of German Shepherds

Details About German Shepherd
 
Average Price
INR 6,000 to 15,000
Origin
Germany
Height
18 -22 inches
Weight
22 -42 Kgs
Life Span
9 - 13 years
Grooming Need
Medium

8. Boxer

Boxer
Boxer | Source

The boxer is muscular, sturdy and playful dogs, which were originated from Germany and well recognised for loyal, alert and excellent guarding talent. Boxer dogs have better hearing influence than other dogs. Though this dog got late popularity in India, but today they are very popular and most demanded dogs in India. Their devotion and fortification to their family is highly appreciated. They need average grooming and not well recommended for extreme hot weather, also they have allergies to dust, but suitable for an apartment life and to keep with family. Their extraordinary talent and distinct features make them the demanded dog breed in India, which are available in most of the cities with average prices.

Details About Boxer
 
Average Price
INR 7,000 to 18,000
Origin
Germany
Height
18 -22 inches
Weight
22 -44 Kgs
Life Span
9 - 13 years
Grooming Need
Medium to High

9. Pug

Pug
Pug | Source

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.

Baby Playing With Pug

Details About Pug
 
Average Price
INR 10,000 to 20,000
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

10. Beagle

Beagle
Beagle | Source

Beagles is a small, sturdy and active dog for hunting, which was originated in England around year 1830s. The purpose was to develop this dog was to hunt hare and vermin and It is most appreciated for its hunting and decent scent and tracking capability and one of the most appreciated detection dogs. Also Beagle is an active, lively, fun loving, intelligent and healthy dog, which is well adoptable in Indian climate and need average grooming and training. Beagle is the most suitable dog for apartment life if gets regular exercise and a long walk. Though still beagle is not easily available in India and in some cities their price is little higher.


Details About Pug
 
Average Price
INR 12,000 to 22,000
Origin
England
Height
Male: 36-41cm, Female: 33-38 cm
Weight
Male: 10-11kg, Female: 9-10kg
Life Span
12 -15 years
Grooming Need
Medium

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