Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Poodle: Standard

Synonym(s): Caniche, Barbone


General information

  • Originated in Germany as a herd-guarding and water retrieving dog.
  • Calm, dependable, reliable and responsive, they are easily obedience trained and make good companions, guard dogs and retrievers. Retains a lot of its working instincts.
  • They are good with children, like both hot and cold climates, and despite their size are suitable to the urban environment.
  • The woolly, springy, curly and resilient coat requires both regular grooming and frequent trimming. They do not shed which makes them ideal for people with allergies.

Biological Data

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