The Standard Poodle is the largest among the three recognized Poodle sizes (Standard, Miniature, and Toy). Known for its intelligence, elegance, and versatility, the Standard Poodle is a highly popular and adaptable breed.
The Poodle is an ancient breed with a disputed origin, but it is commonly associated with France. Standard Poodles were initially used as water retrievers but later gained popularity as companions, show dogs, and performers in circuses. Their intelligence and versatility have made them successful in various roles throughout history.
Standard Poodles are known for their graceful appearance, intelligence, and adaptability, making them excellent family pets and companions.
Height: over 15 inches
Weight: male 60-70 pounds, female 40-50 pounds
Life Expectancy: 12-16 years
Coat Type: dense, curly or corded coat that is hypoallergenic, making them a good choice for people with allergies.
Intelligent: Standard Poodles are widely recognized as one of the most intelligent dog breeds. They excel in various dog sports, including obedience and agility.
Active: Despite their size, Standard 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: Standard Poodles make excellent watchdogs due to their alert and attentive nature.
Affectionate: They often form strong bonds with their owners and thrive on human companionship.