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World's most expensive pets

Molly Cerreta Smith loves writing about all things mommy, parenting, food, health and travel. When she's not staring into the face of her Mac, she loves to hike, read, do messy crafts with her kids and compete in BBQ competitions with he...


Most people consider themselves animal lovers to some degree. Some people are dog lovers; some are crazy for cats. Some folks even prefer snakes. But how much would you pay for a precious pet? Here, we share with you some of the most expensive pets in the world. Do yourself a favor: Visit the local shelter, rescue a pet and save yourself a lot of dough!


Fancy fish

BREED: Platinum arowana
TICKET PRICE: Not for sale
Owned by Aro Dynasty, a dragon fish breeder, this 15-inch platinum arowana has fetched some very attractive offers from people who want to purchase it. An importer from the UK reportedly offered almost $400,000 for the fancy fish. Unfortunately, this fish is not for sale. But if Aro ever comes upon hard times, he can always hock his prized pet for a hefty sum! [Photo: Neil Hepworth]

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