Dignified, elegant and affectionate, the Poodle originated in Germany as a water retriever. The breed has three size varieties. Besides his beauty, the Poodle is known for his superior intelligence and learning ability. The active Poodle can live in many living situations as long as he receives daily exercise. His hypoallergenic coat requires regular grooming.
Suitable for apartment living if adequately exercised
Good with children
Did you know?
Famous Poodle owners include musician "Weird Al" Yankovic, philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, composer Ludwig van Beethoven, authors John Steinbeck and Gertrude Stein, and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
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SizeToy, Small/Medium or Large
HeightToy - 25 centimetres or less at the shoulder Miniature - over 25 but under 38 centimetres Standard - at least 38 centimetres
WeightToy - 4.5 kilograms or less Miniature - 11.5 to 13.5 kilograms Standard - 18 to 32 kilograms
ColourSolid blue, grey, silver, brown, café-au-lait, apricot, or cream