Poncho is a cynical dog with a somewhat good heart. He often hatches schemes to enhance the financial well-being of himself and occasionally his friends.
Poncho is a greedy, paranoid, dramatic, cynical, and spiteful dog, traits that often drive his friend Boomer to abandon Poncho when a scheme goes awry.
Poncho freqently blames others for his mistakes, works actively only to avoid the consequences of his actions, and enjoys an aloof lifestyle. He is volatile and unpredictable,
Despite these qualities, Poncho is occasionally kind and compassionate, allowing injured animals to live in his home.