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Breed Group: Non-Sporting
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Overview
This ancient breed appears in three varieties: Standard, Miniature, and Toy. The Standard is the oldest. The Poodle was originally developed to be a water dog that retrieved game fowl. Favored by royalty as well as gypsies, this versatile breed was able to master many tasks and trades and maintain a reputation as a fine companion.
Character
The Poodle is an agile, athletic, and graceful breed. They are considered to be one of the most intuitive, attentive, and intelligent breeds. Lively and playful, they have a tremendous sense of humor and a true love of life. Poodles are a breed of distinction, elegance, and dignity.

Does your Standard Poodle bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
Temperament
One of the most popular breeds in the world, the Poodle is loyal and deeply devoted to their owner and family. They thrive on human companionship and are extremely sensitive to their familys moods and emotions. The Poodle may become overly attached to one particular family member and suffer from separation anxiety. The Standard and Miniature varieties are typically more amiable than the Toy variety, which has a tendency to be neurotic. The Standard does well in a home with children and other household pets. The Miniature and Toy varieties are best suited for homes with older, considerate children. The Poodle is reserved with strangers and makes a good watchdog. This breed has a tendency to bark excessively.
Care
The Poodle requires extensive grooming. Professional clipping must be done every six to eight weeks. The coat may be groomed in three different styles: the Pet Clip, English Saddle, and Continental. Bathing should only be done when necessary using a mild shampoo. Daily brushing is highly recommended to prevent mats and tangles. It is important that the Poodles teeth and ears are checked and cleaned on a consistent basis. This breed is prone to cataracts, PRA, allergies, skin disorders, diabetes, epilepsy, and heart disease.

If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet.
Coat
The Poodle has a dense, harsh coat that is either curly or corded. The color of the coat comes in such solid colors as silver, cream, gray, blue, black, white, apricot, red, caf-au-lait, and brown. It is possible to have a Parti patterned coat. However, that type of coat is not accepted in the show ring. This breed sheds little to no hair.
Training
Highly trainable and eager to please, the Poodle requires early socialization and obedience training. With their sensitive nature they do not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. The Poodle does best with fairness, firmness, respect, patience, and consistency. They excel at learning tricks, including agility, retrieving, and competitive obedience. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Standard Poodle puppy. Consider crate training if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
Activity
The Poodle enjoys swimming, family play sessions, and securely leashed walks. They greatly benefit from regular opportunities to romp and run off lead in a safe area. Poodles will do okay in an apartment or condominium dwelling provided they are sufficiently exercised and stimulated to help curtail their tendency to excessively bark, and to keep them physically fit. Socialization is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Weight
45-65 lbs
Height
15-21 inches
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any solid color
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Member Since: July 2010
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
I have Standard Poodle puppies for sale! See My Profile
F1 Goldendoodle Pups still available !! Upcoming litters of Multigene Labradoodles and Multigene Goldnedoodles due early January At KYDOODLES we are a small Family Labradoodle and Goldendoodle breeder in Georgetown Kentucky, Greater Lexington area. I love animals of every shape and kind and can promise that our puppies have the very best start in life. As a clinical psychologist with a degree in Animal Behavior your new family member gets the very best start in life in terms of both socialization as well as health. The parents of these puppies are health tested as recommended for the breed. From the moment of planned breeding our puppies have the very best care. We work closely with our Veterinarian to ensure that all of our dogs are in the best of health and very happy. Many of our puppies have gone on to be service and therapy dogs. By the time your puppy is ready to leave our care and join their new home with you, they will have been to the vet several times for veterinary health check, wormed, as well as have all age appropriate shots. They will have been started on potty training and will be eating premium puppy food. We will handle your puppy from the time they are born and show them lots of attention and love. All of our puppies are born in our home and raised with our family. Please feel free to contact us anytime.

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Anonymous asked:
Why can't I find any Standard Poodle puppies in Reno, NV to adopt?

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It may be that you are looking at the wrong type of listings. Start with the AKC website to find a breeder within the Reno area. If you plan on adopting, not purchasing then you may have to look into a breed-specific rescue. Contacting your local shelters and giving them your information is another way to find a specific breed of dog. They will look into other rescues/shelters and contact you if there is a Standard Poodle up for adoption. The Poodle breed itself is a very popular breed and not found in shelters very often.

Anonymous asked:
My average sized Standard Poodle just had her second litter. She gave birth to 15 healthy puppies! I was amazed at the number. Her first litter she had 11. I have another Standard Poodle and she had 13 puppies on both her litters. Have you ever heard of 15 puppies from a Standard Poodle? It just seems to me my girls have huge litters every time.

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That is a very large litter for any breed of dog. However, it is not uncommon. As long as your dog is healthy and the pups are as well, then I wouldn't worry about your dog at all.

Anonymous asked:
The Standard Poodle dog seems to have the personality I am looking for. I do have 5 children and work full time. Am I not thinking correctly? Is the responsibility too overwhelming? I don't think it is, but please share your thoughts.

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If you are an experienced dog owner, then the responsibility should be no problem. However, if you have never had a dog or have only had a dog when you don't have kids then I would not get a puppy. However, there are many breed-based rescues out there and it wouldn't be hard to find an adult dog that would fit your lifestyle. This way the adult dog gets adopted, you don't have to raise a puppy and worry about house-training while taking care of 5 kids and working full time.

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What coat colors can a Standard Poodle develop?

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Standard Poodles come in a variety of different colors. Including blue, black, white, gray, silver, brown, café-au-lait, apricot, and cream. Some can also come in what is called "Parti" color, which is a mixture of a solid color such as black or brown and white.

Anonymous asked:
I have a 2-year-old Standard Poodle, he is 47 pounds but to me he seems too slim and eats very little. I would like to see him gain more weight. What are the appropriate steps to take to get my Poodle to eat more and gain more weight?

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Some Standard Poodles are thin, naturally. If you have not taken him to the vet to rule out internal parasites or other health problems, that would be the first step. If everything looks good, you can take a look at his diet. I find that Poodles and all dogs, do well on a raw diet. I personally feed K9 Natural and raw, meaty bones. I hope this helps.

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Updated: 8/3/2015