Poodle

Poodle

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There are three main types of poodles which are identified according to height. The first type is the Toy Poodle whose average height can be taken as 10 inches (Males & Females) and the average weight as 6 – 9 pounds (Males & Females). The coat can vary from corded and long to short and curly. The colors of the coat can range from solid Black, White, Silver, Grey, Blue, Brown, Cream, Red, to Apricot. This particular Poodle shows a high level of intelligence with a sweet, energetic and animated personality. Their attentiveness to their surroundings makes them good watch dogs and will do well in the country as in the city. Toy poodles also require good exercise as an outlet to their energy.

The next in line is the Miniature Poodle whose average height ranges from 10 – 15 inches (Males & Females) and the average weight from 15 – 17 pounds (Males & Females). Similar to the Toy Poodle, their coat can vary from corded and long to short and curly. The colors of the coat can range from solid Black, White, Silver, Grey, Blue, Brown, Cream, Red, to Apricot. The Miniature Poodle shows average intelligence and is eager to please. It has a clowning nature and in overall a very happy personality. Popularly seen as a circus dog, this Poodle needs to have mental and physical exercises and will not do well in a kennel.

The third type is the Standard Poodle whose minimum height is 15 inches for both Males & Females. Their average weight ranges from 45 – 70 pounds in Males and 45 – 60 pounds in Females. As with all Poodles their coat can vary from corded and long to short and curly. The colors of the coat can range from solid Black, White, Silver, Grey, Blue, Brown, Cream, Red, to Apricot. This Poodle is good natured and noble with a very high level of intelligence. It is also mild in temperament when compared to the Toy or Miniature Poodles and shows a keen sensitivity to voice tones. Hence, harsh commands should be avoided. The Standard Poodle is also excellent with children due to its gentle nature but dislikes being left alone.

There are two other types of Poodles called the Teacup Poodle and the Klein Poodle. These types are not officially recognized as they fall either under or in between the set height standards. The Teacup Poodle is a tiny little dog who will always look like a puppy with its Height ranging below 9 inches and weight below 6 pounds in both Males and Females. For such a small size, this Poodle is a bundle of energy and good cheer. With a high level of intelligence the Teacup poodle is also a remarkable watch dog.

The Klein Poodle has a height that places it between the Miniature and the Standard Poodle. Its average height ranges between 15 – 20 inches and average weight is between 20 – 30 pounds in both males and females. Also trained as a circus dog, the Klein Poodle shows the same traits as the Miniature Poodle.