Other Names : Caniche
Toy Poodle Height : 10 inches or smaller
Toy Poodle Weight : 2 1/2 - 7 lbs.
Toy Poodle Colors : All solid colors; clear colors are generally preferred
Country of Origin: France/Germany (Disputed).
Coat: Poodle coats can be fine, frizzy, wooly. Permitted Poodle colors are grey, brown, apricot, black, and white. A Poodle with a corded coat is rare.
Character: Poodles are sensitive, intelligent, lively, playful, and eager to learn. Poodles bond closely with their family.
Temperament: The Poodle gets along well with other animals, other dogs, and children. Visitors will be announced, but Poodles are generally friendly toward them.
Care: The amount of grooming necessary for show dogs should be left to a professional and requires a substantial investment of time and money. Poodles that are not intended for show competitions are usually trimmed with the hair left longer on the head, legs, and ears. Poodles do not shed and can be washed often.
Training: The intelligence of a Poodle makes training a fairly simple process. Poodles quickly learn what is expected of them.
Activity:Toy and Miniature Poodles can live happily in an apartment, but they still need quite a lot of exercise.
Description : Identical to the Standard and Miniature Poodle except in height, these tiny, sensitive little dogs are a perfect pet for a less active person. By nature, it seems, Poodles are little clowns and enjoy to amuse their owners by performing quaint antics. Poodles are bright, perky, easy to train and eager to please.