The Miniature Poodle is a small-sized version of the Standard Poodle, known for its intelligence, elegance, and hypoallergenic coat.
The Poodle is an ancient breed with a disputed origin, but it is commonly associated with France. Miniature Poodles were likely developed by selectively breeding smaller Standard Poodles. They were initially employed as water retrievers but became popular as companions and show dogs.
Miniature Poodles are recognized for their versatility, excelling in various canine activities and adapting well to different living situations, including apartments. Their intelligence and hypoallergenic coat make them a popular choice among dog enthusiasts.
Height: 10-15 inches
Weight: 10-15 pounds
Life Expectancy: 10-18 years
Coat Type: dense, curly or corded coat that is hypoallergenic, making them a good choice for people with allergies.
Intelligent: Miniature Poodles are highly intelligent and trainable, making them excellent performers in obedience and agility.
Active: Despite their small size, Miniature Poodles are energetic and require regular exercise and mental stimulation.
Social: They are social dogs and generally get along well with people, children, and other pets.
Alert: Miniature Poodles make good watchdogs due to their alert and attentive nature.
Affectionate: They often form strong bonds with their owners and enjoy spending time with the family.