The poodle has been around for years and was originally used as a water retriever, the name poodle is thought to be from the old German word pool down, which translates roughly as to splashing water. The three sizes of poodle have also existed for centuries, with the larger sizes working in the field and the smaller size is being kept as companions in the toy variety sometimes known as the sleeve poodle was kept in the sleeves of its owners and was used as a hand warmer.
The toy poodle or sleeve poodle can be 24 to 28 centimeters all the way in three to six kilos, the miniature 28 to 38 centimeters seven to eight kilos, and the standard crude oil is often always over 38 centimeters way upwards of 30 to 35 kilos.
Poodles have a luxuriant even textured and curled single coat which does not share a great deal making it a good choice for people with allergies, his coat is always a solid color and comes in a variety of colors including black white cream silver apricot formed red and brown. Standard Poodles can live up to 13 years of age with toy a miniature living on average 15 years.
They are quite hardy breed of dog with blow being the main health issue in standard poodle, regular grooming of the code is an absolute necessity to prevent matting. This will take a considerable amount of time on the part of the owner who must be dedicated to doing this for the dog, professional help is usually required at least every three months and these codes must be taken into account when deciding to own a poodle.
As a very intelligent dog poodles can get bored quite easily if not enough mental and physical stimulation is provided. This needs to be in the form of exercise play, learning and obedience.
The poodle is very capable of learning new commands and has a talent for learning tricks. And the reason why, along with it surely appearance is it used to be used on a regular basis in the circus. They are playful patient and loyal to the family but can be reserved with strangers until they get to know them.
The poodle has a high energy and drive, even the toy variety and requires at least two walks per day, and it can become disruptive if an outlet for this energy is not given, do not make the mistake of thinking that the toy poodle is not energetic, one of course it does not need to walk as far on a daily basis as its larger counterpart, it still needs a structured exercise routine.
The only real comment on difference with regards to the size of the toy size does need careful handling as it is quite small and cannot tolerate too much rough horseplay as it can be easily injured.