Dog Breed Guides - O, P, Q and R
Some very popular dogs featured here, Old English Sheepdogs, Poodles and Rotty's. For information on dog breeds O to R we've got you covered.
Old English Sheepdog
The Old English Sheepdog is good-natured, sociable, and peaceful. These dogs have lots of energy, and enjoy large spaces in the suburbs or the country. They are mildly friendly with strangers, and good with children.
The Otterhound has webbed feet which were helpful when they were hunting otter that were preying on ponds and streams. Otterhounds get along with other animals and are good-natured with children.
Papillons are extremely obedient, one of the easiest Toys to train. They become very loyal, one-person pets, but can also do very well in families with older, more considerate children.
The Pekingese is a good dog for novice owners, and for those with older, more considerate children. It's a calm, indoor dog that does not require much space.
Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen is a happy extroverted dog who is independent, but willing to please. Bold and vivacious in character, the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen has a good voice which he uses freely.
The Pharaoh Hound must be permitted to make up his own mind about people and situations. He is playful and enjoys children, but cannot be expected to readily accept children he does not know.
The Pointer is spectacularly fast and wide-ranging, with a concentration and competitiveness far surpassing other sporting dogs. He is the king of national pointing trials -- the English Setter is the only breed that can keep up with him.
Pomeranians are fine for novice owners, and are good with older, more considerate children. In addition, their curiosity will keep them occupied in the city apartment or on the country farmstead.
The Miniature Poodle is small yet sturdy. This is a breed that enjoys to work and play, and it should not be spoiled. The Miniature Poodle is a very willing student at learning obedience and a variety of other activities.
The Toy Poodle is willing to learn and learns quickly. It has a clever personality and a joy to own, making it a very popular pet with apartment dwellers and retired persons who like to travel with their pets.
The Poodle is good with other animals and has basically no behavioural problems. In addition, Poodles have a remarkable sense of humour and love people. They also come in a variety of colours from which to choose.
Portuguese Water Dog
The Portuguese Water Dog needs people, he thrives as a member of the family and will prove himself to be trustworthy. He is an energetic dog who loves to be the center of attention.
Pugs do anything for food. They are anxious to please and love to learn. They do not require frequent baths either. Their biggest requirement is that you show them large amounts of affection!
The Puli is a Hungarian herding dog with a corded coat. He has a lively and impish personality. They are medium sized, vigorous, alert, and active.
The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a perfect dog for the country or the suburbs. These dogs are reserved, extremely intelligent, strong and protective.
The Rottweiler is a very loyal, intelligent dog. When it has accepted you as its leader through proper socialization and training, it tries very hard to please you. Rotties are quick to learn dogs that excel at obedience training