Dogs That Won't Break the Bank for Those on a Budget 

The good news is that not all purebred canines are exorbitantly priced if that describes you. 

Adopting from a shelter or a breed-specific program like the National Greyhound Adoption Program can save 

you even more money than buying a puppy from a breeder, who usually has lower prices for the adorable puppies on our list. 

They are the most affordable dog breeds, which is why we've named them. 

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Obviously, there are other expenses beyond the initial investment that come with dog ownership, which ranges from an estimated $8,000 to $11,500 per year. 

Pets inevitably incur costs for necessities like food, veterinary care, chew toys, and maybe even services like grooming, training, daycare, pet sitting, and walking.  

In addition, the frequency and expense of veterinary visits could skyrocket for some breeds due to their susceptibility to certain diseases. 

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