Poodle Information

poodle breedYou may have heard of the Poodle stereotype. An aloof, stuck-up dog peering down his snout at others. In actuality, however, the breed couldn’t be more different. He is eager to please, easy to train and loves being around his humans.

The Poodle has both brains and beauty. The breed is considered one of the smartest of all the canines. He also has an elegant, sophisticated appearance with a textured, hypoallergenic coat in white, black, apricot or gray. This dignified dog has long been considered the national breed of France.

Poodles come in three sizes: Toy (9-11 inches tall), Miniature (11-14 inches tall) or Standard (14-18 inches tall).

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 3in - 1ft 10in     Weight: 45-67lbs
Lifespan: 12 - 15 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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