Poodles when young are sometimes cute. When they grow up though they become one of the most ugliest type of dog ever! Most poodles have a curly, non-shedding coat that requires regular grooming. Since poodles do not have the plush double coat of many breeds so their fur is often referred to as hair, a term usually reserved for humans.
Standard: 45-70 pounds
Miniature: 15-18 pounds
Toy: 5-9 pounds
Poodles can be one of many solid colors following:
Poodles generally have delightful temperaments. They are intelligent, learn tricks quickly, and love showing off what they can do. Poodles are lively and playful.. The poodle owner must constantly be thinking up new games and challenges to keep the poodle interested.
Poodles are loyal, often bonding quickly and deeply with one person or family. They will then be heartbroken if that bond is severed. Poodles are often shy around people they do not know, but they are rarely aggressive. Barking is about worst they will do. Poodles also tend to get along well with other animals in the home, as long as they are introduced properly.
Poodles want to please their owners. Poodles are sensitive and very quick to pick up on their owner’s moods.. Because poodles are so sensitive, they often make excellent watch dogs, barking to alert their owner if anything is amiss.
Poodles typically conduct themselves with dignity and carry themselves proudly, as if they know very well exactly how beautiful they are. Some poodle owners swear that their pets have a sense of humor, and others claim that their poodle seems to know what they want before they ever give a command.
Poodles are also known for skin problems, though these are most often because of the excessive grooming required for show dogs.
Grooming:Poodles needs extensive grooming, clipping every 4-6 weeks, regular bathing, cleaning of the ears. Lighter coloured dogs must have their eyes cleaned regularly, and around their mouths after every meal to avoid staining of the furMuch less grooming is needed for this clip. Poodles are very well-known as shedding little or no hair and producing very little dander which makes them the perfect pet.
1: Miniature Poodle:
When groomed to show dog standards the body is meant to give off a square appearance. It has approximately the same length as the height at the withers. The skull is moderately rounded with a slight but definite stop. It has a long, straight muzzle.
The Miniature Poodle is an intelligent, joyful, companion dog. They can be trained to a high degree, and are very willing and happy to please their handler. Comical and clever, they are often used as a circus dog. The more intelligent a dog is the more they need their minds occupied.
2: Toy Poodle:
When groomed to show dog standards the body is meant to give off a square appearance. It has approximately the same length as the height at the withers.
It has a long, straight muzzle. The Toy Poodle is remarkably intelligent. Highly responsive, they are said to be one of the most trainable breeds. Sweet, cheerful, perky and lively, they like to be with people. Delightful, very amusing and keen.
3: Standard Poodle:
The Standard Poodle is a medium to large-sized dog. When groomed to show dog standards the body is meant to give off a square appearance. It has approximately the same length as the height at the withers.
The skull is moderately rounded with a slight but definite stop. The dark, oval shaped eyes are set somewhat far apart and are black or brown. The ears hang close to the head and are long and flat.
The Standard Poodle is proud, graceful, noble and good-natured. Enjoyable and cheerful. This highly intelligent dog is one of the most trainable breeds.