Brian: Portrait of a Dog is episode 07 of family guy season 01. It was originally aired on May 16, 1999.

Peter persuades Brian to swallow his pride and enter a dog show to win some extra cash. But when they argue over a trick gone bad, Brian decides he’s had enough of being a second-class citizen. His struggle to assert his civil rights lands him on death row at the pound, where he discovers every dog has his day.