cocker spaniel

Not too big; not too small: These dogs are the definition of a happy medium, and probably why they show up on our list of most popular dogs year after year. Their playful and kind personalities make for excellent additions to families. Some are calmer by nature, like the Bulldog or the Whippet;…

Not too big; not too small: These dogs are the definition of a happy medium, and probably why they show up on our list of most popular dogs year after year. Their playful and kind personalities make for excellent additions to families. Some are calmer by nature, like the Bulldog or the Whippet; others are more energetic like the Brittany or the Shetland Sheepdog. No matter what, they’re friendly and obedient, and love to please.

Norwegian Buhund

Norwegian Buhund

The densely coated Nowegian Buhund, a Nordic spitz-type closely associated with the Vikings, is a…

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Norwegian Elkhound

Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound is a robust spitz type known for his lush silver-gray coat and dignified bu…

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Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

The smallest of the AKC’s retrievers, the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is intellige…

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Pharaoh Hound

Pharaoh Hound

The Pharaoh Hound, ancient "Blushing Dog" of Malta, is an elegant but rugged sprinting hound bred…

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Plott Hound

Plott Hound

The Plott Hound, a hound with a curious name and a unique history, is a rugged, relentless hunting…

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Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

A shaggy-coated herding dog who thrives on exercise and hard work, the Polish Lowland Sheepdog i…

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Poodle (Standard)

Poodle (Standard)

Whether Standard, Miniature, or Toy, and either black, white, or apricot, the Poodle stands proudly…

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Porcelaine

Porcelaine

The Porcelaine is elegant, energetic, and a fierce hunter; he is used for small game, driving i…

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Portuguese Podengo

Portuguese Podengo

Portuguese Podengos are lively, agile, playful, alert, highly intelligent but not always easy to…

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Portuguese Pointer

Portuguese Pointer

The Portuguese Pointer is a very old hunting breed bred to work closely with its handler. They are…

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Portuguese Sheepdog

Portuguese Sheepdog

The Portuguese Sheepdog is exceptionally intelligent and lively. Very devoted to the…

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Pudelpointer

Pudelpointer

The Pudelpointer is a calm, self-controlled, versatile gun dog with a distinct hunting instinct and…

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