Educational Articles


  • Photo of Old English Sheepdog

    Well-bred Old English Sheepdogs are placid, adaptable individuals who are loving and loyal to their chosen people. These big, lovable dogs can be just the ticket for active households whose members do not mind spending a lot of time tending the tresses of their canine companions.

  • Photo of Otterhound

    Nobody has ever accused the Otterhound of primping and preening. She is a come-as-you-are kind of dog, with casual good looks and a laid-back personality.

  • Photo of Papillon

    With its big fringed ears flowing in the breeze like pretty wings, it is easy to see why the Papillon is named after a butterfly, but the Pap also has the lightness, grace, and delicate beauty of its winged namesake.

  • Photo of Parson Russell Terrier

    The Parson Russell Terrier, or PRT, epitomizes feistiness. He is confident, fearless, alert, and happy. His liveliness can be a lot of fun in an active household with experienced dog owners.

  • Photo of Pekingese

    The Pekingese will worship you, but they won't admit it. They'd rather have you believe they run things and have their own perfectly intelligent ideas.

  • Photo of Pembroke Welsh Corgi

    Pembroke Welsh Corgis are not lap dogs - they are highly intelligent, decision-making, highly active, outgoing cattle dogs and tend to be dominant. They love being with their family in all activities including long walks and car trips.

  • Photo of Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

    This is no lazy old hound dog. The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen attracts attention wherever she goes because of her merry, energetic disposition. She's always on the lookout for fun and excitement, especially in the form of an outdoor adventure.

  • Photo of Pharaoh Hound

    The elegant, classy Pharaoh Hound is a striking companion. His handsome good looks always draw attention.

  • Photo of Plott

    Plotts love hunting and family, arguably in that order. They love to follow a trail to its end, but at the end of the hunt, they are glad to celebrate with their favorite people.

  • Photo of Pointer

    Pointers are warm, loving dogs capable of giving members of their family great affection. They are usually overflowing with nervous energy and ready to hunt at the drop of a leash.