The Poodle is a highly intelligent breed.
This breed is the 8th most popular breed. There are 3 sizes of Poodles
recognized by the A.K.C. Standard, Miniature, and Toy. Measurements are
taken at the
highest point of the shoulders called the withers. Standards are the
largest size, and measure over 15 inches, the average is 22 to 27
inches. They generally weigh around 45 to 70 lbs. Miniatures are the
middle size, and measure over 10 inches to 15 inches. They generally
weigh around 15 to 17 lbs.
Toys are the smaller size and measure 10 inches and under. They
generally weigh 10 lbs. and under. The poodle is proportioned in a
square appearance. The length of the body measured from the top of
the shoulder blades to the point of the rump, approximates height from
the withers, thus giving the admired square appearance.
The eyes are dark, oval and set far enough apart to give an alert
Always hang close to the head, set around eye level; leathers are long
and wide with thick hair.
Must be moderately rounded with a slight stop between the eyes.
Cheekbones and muscles are flat.
Slender long, straight, and fine.
white with a scissor bite to where their teeth line up evenly
Poodles come in a variety of colors. Their coat is preferred to be of
one solid color. A Parti-color is not an even solid color these make
perfect pets but are disqualified for show