Dog Breeds that Start with P

Published: August 11, 2021
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Here is a list of dog breeds that start with the letter P.


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A Papillon
Papillon

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.

A Parson Russell Terrier
Parson Russell Terrier

The root stock of the breed was a dog named Trump

A Parti Schnauzer
Parti Schnauzer

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
Patterdale Terrier

A Patterdale Terrier’s small body structure allows it to squeeze into fox burrows.

A Peagle
Peagle

Peagles enjoy being the center of attention. This can make them a very entertaining breed to own.

A Pekingese
Pekingese

Thought to be over 2,000 years old!

A Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Pembroke Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a favorite breed of Queen Elizabeth II

A Perro De Presa Canario
Perro De Presa Canario

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.

A Peruvian Inca Orchid
Peruvian Inca Orchid

The Peruvian Inca Orchid is the national dog of Peru

A Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen
Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen

A small dog with a big, lively personality.

A Petite Goldendoodle
Petite Goldendoodle

Like their purebred parents, these dogs love the water!

A Pharaoh Hound
Pharaoh Hound

The blushing dog of Malta.

A Picardy Spaniel
Picardy Spaniel

Picardy spaniels are one of the few working dogs that do well in apartments as long as they get their long walks every day.

A Piebald Dachshund
Piebald Dachshund

Hotdogs were originally called "Dachshund sausages" because they resembled the dachshund's wiener-like body!

A Pit Bull
Pit Bull

It is a myth that pit bulls have locking jaws.

A Pitador
Pitador

There are several names for this breed, including the Labrabull or the Pitador Retriever.

A Pitsky
Pitsky

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.

A Pocket Beagle
Pocket Beagle

Queen Elizabeth I of England once owned several Pocket Beagles

A Pocket Pitbull
Pocket Pitbull

The smaller size of the Pocket Pitbull made it better suited for fleeing game as compared to larger Foxhounds.

A Podenco Canario
Podenco Canario

It has a peculiar bark that locals refer to as "the song of the rabbit".

A Pointer
Pointer

An independent, loyal and high energy breed!

A Polish Lowland Sheepdog
Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Despite having shaggy hair that covers its eyes, this dog is known for its watchful gaze when guarding a herd.

A Polish Tatra Sheepdog
Polish Tatra Sheepdog

This gigantic breed is known for its guardian skills, but they are non-aggressive and always manage to stay calm towards people and animals.

A Pomapoo
Pomapoo

Pomapoos like companionship and do not like being alone. They may do better in a home with other dogs.

A Pomchi
Pomchi

A deliberate cross like the Pomchi is commonly referred to as a designer dog

A Pomeagle
Pomeagle

Pomeagles are sweet and fun dogs that like to spend time exploring their environment.

A Pomeranian
Pomeranian

The ancestors of the Pomeranian were sled dogs.

A Pomsky
Pomsky

The howls and barks of a Pomsky can sound like singing

A Poochon
Poochon

The Poochon was first bred in Australia.

A Poodle
Poodle

Intelligent, alert and active!

A Poogle
Poogle

The Poogle is one of 40 different doodle dog breeds (poodle mixes).

A Pudelpointer
Pudelpointer

Like their poodle parent, Pudelpointers love to swim in pools!

A Pug
Pug

Fun and sociable, yet stubborn!

A Pugapoo
Pugapoo

The pugapoo is the fusion of a pug and a poodle.

A Puggle
Puggle

These dogs are active and are often patient around children.

A Pugshire
Pugshire

With their incredible desire to show affection, Pugshire make great lap dogs.

A Pumi
Pumi

Pumik developed their loud bark to communicate with shepherds at long distances.

A Pyrador
Pyrador

Most popular as a companion pet

A Pyredoodle
Pyredoodle

Pyredoodles can have a thick double coat or a thinner single coat.

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