Standard
Poodle
Size
Toy, Small/Medium or Large
Height
Toy - 10 inches or less at the shoulderMiniature - over 10 but under 15 inchesStandard - at least 15 inches
Weight
Toy - 10 lbs. or lessMiniature - 26 to 30 lbs.Standard - 40 to 70 lbs.
Coat
Medium
Color
Solid blue, grey, silver, brown, café-au-lait, apricot, or cream
Energy
Medium
Activities
Agility, Conformation, Hunting Tests, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Tracking

Dignified, elegant and affectionate, the Poodle originated in Germany as a water retriever. The breed has three size varieties. Besides his beauty, the Poodle is known for his superior intelligence and learning ability. The active Poodle can live in many living situations as long as he receives daily exercise. His hypoallergenic coat requires regular grooming.

Did you know?

Famous Poodle owners include musician "Weird Al" Yankovic, philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, composer Ludwig van Beethoven, authors John Steinbeck and Gertrude Stein, and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Training Poodles

Whether it's basic obedience, flying disc or running, it's easy to unlock your dog's hidden potential with our free Purina Pro Plan P5 training app, available for IOS and Android.