10 cheapest dog breeds to own

LEAST PRICEY POOCHES

For many kids, a puppy is at the top of the "Mommy, I want" list. But before snapping up the first Fido they spot, shoppers should keep in mind the many factors that go into selecting a dog — including long-term costs of ownership.

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While the cheapest choice is a mutt from a shelter (and saving a pup's life is certainly priceless), some may prefer to pick a specific breed based on size or ease of care. One way to do that for a bargain price: Ask the local shelter if any dogs waiting for homes have one of these 10 budget breeds in their genes.

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