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Dog Breeds List P

Here on this Dog Breeds List P you will find the world's dog breeds beginning with P.  For the most part, all the breeds listed on these pages are registered with at least one of the major Kennel Organizations.  There are some exceptions.

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Dog Breeds List P

Papillon
Continental Toy Spaniel

Origins: France
Size: Small
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI: Group 9,  AKC: Toy,  ANKC: Toy,  CKC: Toy,  KC: Toy,  NZKC: Toy,  UKC:  Companion

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Parson Jack Russell Terrier

A Parson Jack Russell Terrier standing on grassParson Jack Russell Terrier

Origins: England
Size: Small
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI: Group 3,  AKC:  Terrier,  ANKC:  Terrier,  CKC: Terrier,  KC:  Terrier,  NZKC:  Terrier,  UKC:  Terrier


Pekingese

Origins: China
Size: Small
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 9,  AKC:  Toy,  ANKC:  Toy,  CKC:  Toy,  KC:  Toy,  NZKC:  Toy,  UKC: Companion

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Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Origins: Wales
Size: Medium
Grooming: Average
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI: Group 1,  AKC: Herding,  ANKC: Working,  CKC: Herding,  KC: Pastoral,  NZKC: Working,  UKC: Herding

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Perro de Presa Canario

A Perro de Presa Canario dog standing on a path with grass in the backgroundPerro de Presa Canario

Origins:  Canary Islands, Spain
Size: Giant
Grooming:  Easy
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 2,  AKC:  FSS (Working),  UKC: Guardian


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Peruvian Inca Orchid

A Peruvian Inca Orchid dog standing on a brown grass surface, facing leftPeruvian Inca Orchid

Origins:  Peru
Size: Medium
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI: Group,  AKC: Hound (FSS),  UKC: Sighthound & Pariah


Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

A Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dog sitting down on grassPetit Basset Griffon Vendeen

Origins: France
Size: Medium
Grooming: Average
Training: Average
Recognition:,  FCI: Group 6,  AKC: Hound, ANKC:  Hound, CKC:  Hound, KC:  Hound,  NZKC: Hound, UKC:  Scenthound 


Phalene
(Papillon with Dropped Ears)

Origins: France/Belgium
Size: Small
Grooming: Average to Time Consuming
Training: Relatively Easy
Recognition:  FCI: Group 9,  AKC: Toys,  ANKC: Toys,  CKC: Toys,  KC: Toys,  NZKC: Toys,  UKC:  Companions

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Pharaoh Hound

A Pharaoh Hound standing on grassPharaoh Hound

Origins: Malta
Size: Medium to Large
Grooming: Easy
Training: Relatively Easy
Recognition:,  FCI: Group 5,  AKC: Hounds,  ANKC: Hounds,  CKC: Hounds,  KC: Hounds,  NZKC: Hounds,  UKC: Sighthounds & Pariah


Picardy Spaniel
(or Épagneul Picard)

A Picardy Spaniel (or Épagneul Picard)dog standing sideways to the camera, against a white backgroundPicardy Spaniel (or Épagneul Picard)

Origins: France
Size: Medium to Large
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI: Group 7,  UKC: Gundog


Pit Bull Terrier
(aka. American Pit Bull)

Pit Bull Terriers have a certain reputation, but it all depends on how they are brought up and trained. Although certain breeds definitely have certain temperaments, this is influenced much more by their life experiences. Pit Bulls can make great pets.

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Plott Hound

Origins: Germany/  United States
Size: Large
Grooming: Easy
Training: Easy
Recognition:  AKC:Hound,  UKC: Scenthound

Pointer
(English Pointer)

Origins: England
Size: Large
Grooming: Easy
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI: Group 7,  AKC: Sporting,  ANKC: Gundogs,  CKC: Sporting,  KC:Gundog,  NZKC: Gundog,  UKC: Gundog

Polish Greyhound
(Polish Sighthound or
Chart Polski)

A Polish Greyhound standing side on to the camera, on grass outdoorsPolish Greyhound (Polish Sighthound or Chart Polski)

Origins: Poland
Size: Large
Grooming: Easy
Training:
Recognition:  FCI: Group 10,  CKC: Miscellaneous,  UKC: Sighthounds & Pariah


Polski Owczarek Nizinny
(Polish Lowland Sheepdog)

A Polish Lowland Sheepdog lying down on dry grass, looking at the cameraPolski Owczarek Nizinny (Polish Lowland Sheepdog)

Origins: Poland
Size: Medium
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Training
Recognition:  FCI: Group 1


Polish Tatra Sheepdog
Owczarek Tatrzanski
Owczarek Podhalanski
Polski Owczarek

A white Polish Tatra Sheepdog lying down on a beach with blue sea behindPolish Tatra Sheepdog

Origins: Poland
Size: Giant
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training:Time Consuming
Recognition:  FCI: Group 1,  UKC: Guardian


Pomeranian

Origins: Germany
Size: Small
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI: Group 5,  AKC: Toys,  ANKC: Toys,  CKC: Toys,  KC: Toys,  NZKC: Toys,  UKC: Companion


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Poodle

Origins: Germany / France
Size: Small to Large
Grooming: Extensive
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI: Group 9,  AKC: Non-sporting,  ANKC: Non-sporting,  CKC: Sporting,  KC: Utility,  NZKC: Non-sporting,  UKC: Gundog

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Portuguese Podengo

A Portuguese Podengo standing on a dark wooden floorPortuguese Podengo

Origins: Portugal
Size: 3 Sizes:  Small, Medium, Large
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI: Group 5,  AKC: FSS,  KC: Hound,  UKC: Sighthound & Pariah


Portuguese Water Dog
Cão de Água Português, Cão de Água Algarvio

Origins: Portugal
Size: Medium to Large
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI: Group 8,  AKC:  Working,  ANKC:  Utility,  CKC:  Working,  KC: Working,  NZKC: Utility,  UKC: Gundogs

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Pražský krysařík
Prague Ratter

A small black Prague Ratter standing facing the camera, against a white backgroundPrazsky Krysarik

Origins: Czech Republic
Size: Small
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition: None


Pudelpointer

A Pudelpointer dog standing against a green hedgePudelpointer

Origins: Germany
Size: Large
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI: Group 7,  CKC: Sporting,  UKC:  Gun Dogs


Pug Dog

Origins: China
Size: Small
Grooming: Easy
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI: Group 9,  AKC: Toys,  ANKC: Toys,  CKC: Toys,  KC: Toys,  NZKC: Toys,  UKC:  Companion


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Puggle - hybrid dog
Pug/Beagle Cross

Origins:  United States
Size:  Small to Medium
Grooming:  Easy
Training:  Average
Recognition:  None as a Mixed Breed

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Puli

A black Puli dog running through a field of strawPuli

Origins: Hungary
Size: Small to Medium
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training:
Recognition:

  • FCI: Group 1
  • AKC: Herding
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Pumi

A white Pumi dog standing on wooden boardsPumi

Origins: Hungary
Size: Small to Medium
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
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Pyrenean Mastiff

A Grey and white Pyrenean MastiffPyrenean Mastiff

Origin; Spain (Aragon)

Size; Giant

Grooming; Time consuming

Training; Average

Recognition; FCI

Pyrenean Mountain Dog

Origins: France
Size: Large to Giant
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI: Group 2


Pyrenean Shepherd

A black Pyrenean Shepherd dog standing outdoors on a grass surface

Origin; France

Size; Medium

Grooming; Average

Traning; Easy

Recognition; AKC

The Pyrenean Shepherd Dog was used to herd sheep alongside the Pyrenean Mountain Dog, which provided protection for the flock from predators such as wolves.


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