TOY POODLE

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SIZE ••
AGILITY ••••••
GOOD WITH KIDS ••••••••••

LIFE SPAN 12-14 YEARS
HEIGHT 10 INCHES AT SHOULDERS
WEIGHT 4 TO 8 POUNDS
GROUP TOY
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HIS TEMPERMENT

The tiniest member of the Poodle trio, the toy poodle 4 to 8 pounds measures 10 inches or under at the shoulder.

Bright, amusing, good-natured and clever, the Toy Poodle makes an ideal companion for the less active and those with limited space.

He is eager-to-please he's also cheerful, loyal, proud, dignified, and extremely smart.

When most people think of a "Poodle" they think of a feminine, girly dog. But nothing could be further from than the truth. He's actually very rugged and athletic.

He's incredibly intelligent -- one of the most intelligent breeds -- and is easily trained. He thinks of himself as a person and demands to be treated like one.

He's very affectionate and craves your love and companionship. He wants to be with you always.

He's highly playful and loves to clown around. He possesses a keen sense of humour! He's highly energetic and very active around the home.

He's playful and can learn to play fetch! He's a strong swimmer and loves the water.

He's highly social and loves all people. He's gentle and patient with children. He gets along well with other dogs and pets.

If he's bored he will get into mischief, so you need to give him something to do to occupy his mind.

He housetrains easily. He's one of the most popular breeds.

TRAINING

The Toy Poodle is the most intelligent and easiest to train of all dog breeds!

He learns new commands quicker than any other breed, which makes him very easy to train.

COLOUR

All solid colours are acceptable

COAT

Dense, harsh and frizzy

SHEDDING

The Toy Poodle does not shed

GROOMING

It needs daily brushing and regular professional grooming to maintain the desired outline

SPECIAL ATTENTION

Professional grooming is required every six to eight weeks

Because he's so popular, he's been overbred which accounts for all the potential health problems. Buy only from a reputable breeder

Avoid any Toy Poodle labeled "tea cup." That's just marketing language for a neurotic and sickly runt