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Dog breeds

If you are trying to find what dog breed is right for you, search our complete list of more than 400 dog breeds recognized by the FCI and AKC. Find detailed dog breed profiles that include breed description, characteristics, pictures and more. Explore the list and find a dog breed that suits you the best.

Parson Russell Terrier

The Parson Russell Terrier is an active dog breed that was originally bred for hunting. Most of its history is closely intertwined with the Jack Russell Terrier. It is an active br...
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Pekingese

The Pekingese is an extremely old dog breed dating back over 2 millenniums. They have been bred by the richest Chinese and these dogs have been favored by the Chinese nobility, esp...
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Peruvian Inca Orchid

Peruvian Inca Orchid is an affectionate and loyal dog breed developed in Peru. These dogs can come in two variants: hairless and coated and in three sizes: small, medium, and large...
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Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a small dog breed from a scent hound family. Although these dogs seem cute, they are fearless hunters and they were bred for hunting small game in t...
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Petit Bleu de Gascogne

Petit Bleu de Gascogne is a scenthound dog breed originating from France used for hunting. They share the same characteristics as the larger version of these dogs - Grand Bleu de G...
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Petit Brabançon

Petit Brabançon is a unique dog breed from Belgium that was bred for hunting rats and other vermin in Belgium streets. These are very intelligent and affectionate dogs and b...
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Pharaoh Hound

The Pharaoh Hound is a very old dog breed that remained mostly unchanged for more than 5.000 years. At one time in history, these dogs successfully migrated to the island of Malta,...
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Picardy Spaniel

The Picardy Spaniel is a French hunting dog breed. Many canine historians believe this is one of the oldest field spaniels, and the Picardy Spaniel was extremely popular among the...
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Plott Hound

The Plott Hound is an energetic, big-game (mountain lions, bears, and boars) hunting dog, and is one of seven breeds of registered coonhounds. The Plott Hound is a medium-sized, we...
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Podenco Canario

Podenco Canario (Canarian Warren Hound) is a medium-sized dog bred for hunting primarily for rabbit hunting. People often can’t recognize these dogs from Ibizan Hound and Pha...
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Pointer

The Pointer, or as it is often called, the English Pointer is a fairly large dog breed that was carefully bred through centuries in order to become the ultimate hu...
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Poitevin

Poitevin Hound is a muscular hunting dog originating from France. They were created in the 17th century to hunt wolves. Today these dogs are pretty rare and mostly they...
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Polish Greyhound

Polish Greyhound is a big dog breed from the Sighthound family. These dogs love to run and they have protective instincts that are uncharacteristic to Sighthound dogs. Polish Greyh...
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Polish Hound

The Polish Hound is a Polish hunting breed that comes from the scenthound family. As hunting slowly became a sport and not a necessity, these dogs started to play a different role; the role...
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Polish Hunting Dog

The Polish Hunting Dog (Gończy Polski) is a very old dog breed that belongs to the scent hound family. Unlike many other working scent hounds, this breed is known...
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Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Polish Lowland Sheepdog is a lively, clever, and independent working dog with a shaggy coat. These are very obedient dogs but can be a bit stubborn. They were bred for working purp...
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Polish Tatra Sheepdog

Polish Tatra Sheepdog is a gentle working dog breed that resembles a small bear by his looks. These dogs are considered livestock guardians and their main instinct are to protect t...
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Pomeranian

Pomeranian is a bold, inquisitive and lively dog breed that was favored for a long time by royals and commoners and he's been called an ideal companion. These dogs are also called:...
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Pont-Audemer Spaniel

Pont-Audemer Spaniel is a rare gundog from France. This is a medium-sized dog with an athletic and muscular body that was traditionally used for hunting waterfowl. Although these a...
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Poodle Medium

The Medium Poodle is the second-largest variety of the Poodle family. Like the other Poodle breeds, the Medium variety makes an excellent family pet. They love having an active lif...
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Poodle Miniature

The Miniature Poodle is accepted by both the FCI and the AKC. This is a popular variety of the Poodle family breeds and one that is a lot of fun to be around. The Miniature Poodle...
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Poodle Standard

The Standard Poodle is an elegant dog breed that is known mostly for its show potential but not many owners know that these dogs have great retrieving and flushing skills. They are...
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Poodle Toy

Toy Poodles are the ultimate family pets that are known for their show potential and their intelligence. These dogs have similar traits as their bigger siblings - Standard, Miniatu...
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Porcelaine

Porcelaine is an energetic and powerful hunting dog breed originating from France. These dogs were used for small game hunting. They are great family dogs that will get along with...
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