16 Interesting Facts About Poodles

The poodle is one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. He almost occupies a special position and it is hard to believe how divided opinions are about him: For his lovers, he is the most intelligent and most loyal dog ever. For other people, he is the epitome of the humanized, artificial pet.

Breed: poodle

Other names: Pudle, Caniche, Barbone, Poodle

Origin: France

Size: Small dog breeds

Group: House Dogs Companion Dogs and Non-Sporting Dog Breeds

Life expectancy: 12-17 years

Temperament/Activity: Active, Intelligent, Alert, Loyal, Trainable, Instinctive

Height at the withers: Toy Poodle up to 27.9 cm. Miniature Poodle 28-34.9 cm. Miniature poodle 35-45 cm. standard poodle 45-62 cm.

Weight: 2.27 – 4.54 kg

Dog Coat Colors: Brindle, Black, Cream, Red, Silver, Gray, Blue, Brown, Apricot, White, Sable

Puppies price around: €600-900

Hypoallergenic: yes

#1 In Germany, the poodle is no longer the fashion dog it was in the 1950s.

Today, relatively few younger people or families choose a poodle. Its image as a companion for older, single women deters many people - wrongly so.

#2 The medium and large sized poodles are athletic, happy dogs that are easy to train and generally non-aggressive.

#3 Toy poodles are only suitable to a limited extent for the turbulent everyday life with small children because they are very tender and sometimes quite skittish.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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