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Care & Wellness

  • 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.

  • Photo of Polish Lowland Sheepdog

    The shaggy Polish Lowland Sheepdog may look like an overgrown stuffed animal, but he is a serious worker who needs a job to be fulfilled. Active people who can include a dog in their everyday adventures find the PON - that is short for Polski Owczarek Nizinny, the name of the breed throughout most of the world - is an energetic and fun-loving companion.

  • Photo of Pomeranian

    The Pom may be tiny, but this spunky extrovert can get a little cocky for a dog not much bigger than your shoe. Outgoing and effervescent, Pomeranians have faces like little foxes, making them hard to resist and easy to forgive.

  • Photo of Poodle

    While Poodles are often portrayed as snobby and aloof, in reality, they are friendly, cheerful dogs with a keen sense of fun.

  • Photo of Portuguese Podengo Pequeno

    Pequenos are the smallest of the three Portuguese Podengos. They love to run and play and appear to enjoy being silly.

  • Photo of Portuguese Water Dog

    Portuguese Water Dogs are intelligent and used to deciding for themselves if something is not right. The positive aspect of this behavior is that they are wonderful companions, take good care of the children in their families, and feel at home in the city, the country, or at the beach.

  • Photo of Pug


    No hyperactive ankle-biter, the Pug has a stable and noble way, befitting a much larger dog - and a giant personality to match.