Dog Breeds that Start with P
Published: August 11, 2021
Here is a list of dog breeds that start with the letter P.
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Originally called the Toy Spaniel, the Papillon is one of the oldest breeds in the toy group. They can be found in artwork dating back to the 16th century.
The root stock of the breed was a dog named Trump
Parti Schnauzers are great pest controllers. They were bred to catch rodents, so if you have a rat problem, they might be the pet for you.
A Patterdale Terrier’s small body structure allows it to squeeze into fox burrows.
Peagles enjoy being the center of attention. This can make them a very entertaining breed to own.
Thought to be over 2,000 years old!
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a favorite breed of Queen Elizabeth II
The breed has feet like a cat, with rounded toes that are not too close together. His unique feet give him a distinctive, long, elastic stride.
The Peruvian Inca Orchid is the national dog of Peru
A small dog with a big, lively personality.
Like their purebred parents, these dogs love the water!
The blushing dog of Malta.
Picardy spaniels are one of the few working dogs that do well in apartments as long as they get their long walks every day.
Hotdogs were originally called "Dachshund sausages" because they resembled the dachshund's wiener-like body!
It is a myth that pit bulls have locking jaws.
There are several names for this breed, including the Labrabull or the Pitador Retriever.
Most Pitskies will do best as the only pet in a home. They may become aggressive with other dogs (especially two unneutered male dogs) and could try to chase or catch small pets due to their higher prey drive.
Queen Elizabeth I of England once owned several Pocket Beagles
The smaller size of the Pocket Pitbull made it better suited for fleeing game as compared to larger Foxhounds.
It has a peculiar bark that locals refer to as "the song of the rabbit".
An independent, loyal and high energy breed!
Despite having shaggy hair that covers its eyes, this dog is known for its watchful gaze when guarding a herd.
This gigantic breed is known for its guardian skills, but they are non-aggressive and always manage to stay calm towards people and animals.
Pomapoos like companionship and do not like being alone. They may do better in a home with other dogs.
A deliberate cross like the Pomchi is commonly referred to as a designer dog
Pomeagles are sweet and fun dogs that like to spend time exploring their environment.
The ancestors of the Pomeranian were sled dogs.
The howls and barks of a Pomsky can sound like singing
The Poochon was first bred in Australia.
Intelligent, alert and active!
The Poogle is one of 40 different doodle dog breeds (poodle mixes).
Like their poodle parent, Pudelpointers love to swim in pools!
Fun and sociable, yet stubborn!
The pugapoo is the fusion of a pug and a poodle.
These dogs are active and are often patient around children.
With their incredible desire to show affection, Pugshire make great lap dogs.
Pumik developed their loud bark to communicate with shepherds at long distances.
Most popular as a companion pet
Pyredoodles can have a thick double coat or a thinner single coat.
List of Dog Breeds that Start with the Letter P
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