Poodles

PoodlesPoodle 1Poodles come in three sizes: Toy, Miniature and Standard. They are rated the second smartest dog in the animal kingdom. They are also known for being hypo-allergenic, non-shedding and very lovable.

Poodles are among the gentlest of dogs, and never want to disappoint you. They are real snugglers. The poodle is sensitive, intelligent, lively, playful, proud, and elegant. It bonds closely with family and makes a great companion. Poodles are very smart, obedient, and graceful, which makes them one of the most popular pets in the world. The Poodle is bouncy, alert, and usually eager to play. Poodles are more energetic than Standard Poodles, and more likely to bark.

Temperament: The poodle gets along well with other animals, other dogs, and children. It is best to socialize it as a puppy. Poodles will announce the arrival of visitors, but are generally friendly toward them. Poodles are highly adaptable and make good watchdogs. They may find their way into some mischief!

Care: Poodles should be groomed by professionals, and will require a substantial investment of time and money. Poodles which are not intended for show competitions usually have longer hair on the head, legs, and ears, and are trimmed every five to six weeks. Poodles have a long lifespan of 13-15 years.

The Poodle is susceptible to cataracts and eye problems.  Poodles which are not shaven carefully can suffer skin irritation or rashes. Poodles require frequent human companionship and should not be left to live outdoors.

Training: The poodle is highly intelligent, making training a fairly simple process. They quickly understand what is expected of them and can learn a wide variety of tricks and games. Poodles are likely to enjoy the training process. Any effort put into training the Poodle will reap large rewards.

Activity: The toy poodle requires less exercise then the standard poodle, but should be walked or allowed to play outdoors. It is well suited to most apartment life.

Size: Toy poodles weigh between 5-12 lbs. Poodles are very elegant in appearance. They have a long, narrow muzzle, slight stop (point at which the forehead meets the muzzle), dark eyes, and wide ears. Poodles have flat backs, straight, docked tails and small, oval feet. Their length is approximately the same as their height.

Coat: The poodle has a distinctive fine, frizzy, wooly coat similar in texture to sheep’s wool. Solid white is most common, but the coat may also be solid grey, brown, apricot, or black. Poodles do not shed, making them a good match for allergy sufferers, for which reason they are commonly used for crossbreeding.

Comments

  1. Catherine says:

    Hello! I’m wondering if you have any litters available? I’m looking for a Female Red Toy Poodle.

  2. Do you sale Red Toy Poodloes?

  3. I was wondering what is the price range for your puppies. We lost our toy poodle on last November after having him for 16 yrs.

    • tlcpuppylovewm says:

      If you are looking for a poodle all I have left is gorgeous black male. You can see him on my website http://www.tlcpuppylove.com Feel free to call me anytime at 904-838-9628
      I will be posting new pictures of him today or tomorrow
      Stacy Collins

  4. Edith D Dorrell says:

    I am looking for a black and white male young or baby poodle. Thanks !!!

  5. Edith D Dorrell says:

    the poodle has to be a toy or mixed poodle !!! Thanks !!!

  6. I’m looking for a Female Red or Black Toy Poodle.

  7. Laura Rottmann says:

    Hi, I am looking for a female black miniature poodle. My best friend Maggie (black yorkie-poo) went to rainbow bridge in January.😪 She was my companion, best friend and baby.

    • tlcpuppylovewm says:

      Laura
      I am expecting a litter of poodles any day as she is already past her due date. When people say minature they think the smallest but toy is the smallest miniature is 8-20 lb Standard the 50-80lb.
      If you are truly looking for miniature that is what I’m expecting as her puppies should be between 8-12 lbs and possibly one being 6lbs this has been how her past litter weights went.
      Feel free to call me anytime to talk about my puppies and let me know if you want me to tell you when the puppies are born.
      Thank you
      Stacy Collins

  8. Hi Stacy, I am looking for a miniature and not a toy. My Maggie weighed in around 11lbs when full grown. Please let me know when they are born! I would like to come pick her out when it’s time as I believe that the dog should pick the owner and not the other way around. 😍 Thanks, Laura

  9. Laura rottmann says:

    Hi Stacey,
    Please hold her and let us know when we can come see her please!

  10. Laura Rottmann says:

    Hi Stacey, please private message me at lrottmann@gmail.com to get me contact info . We are so very excited to meet her! We will make the trip to Gainesville whenever you say the time is right!
    Thanks! Laura

  11. Laura Smith says:

    Do you have any poodles for sale right now?

  12. Desiree Bahr/Staub says:

    I am looking for a toy poodle. Do you have any available?

    • stacylyncollins says:

      The only poodle I have is a male Snowball his estimated weight is 8 lbs
      Let me know if you want to come meet him in person or do a video stream the next best thing.
      Stacy Collins

  13. peggy mckinley says:

    I want to about a cream color toy poodle and your yorkie and the yorkiepoo
    what are your price your puppy.

    • I don’t have any poodles right now. I am expecting a minature litter in 8 weeks but they will range from 6-10 lbs with 8 lbs the average weight for this mom
      Stacy Collins

  14. I’m looking for a teacup poodle pup,apricot,red or light brown. Do you possibly have any available?

  15. I’m looking for a teacup poodle mostly or another of similar size that is hypoallergenic. Do you possibly have any available?

  16. Hi, I’m looking for teacup/toy poodle female apricot or red. Do you have any available or May become available soon?

  17. Teresa colwell says:

    Looking for a female toy poodle…. was wondering if you had any available? Thank you

    • We do not have any at this time.Just waiting on our mom to come into heat. We do have breeds with Poodle in the mix though if you would be interested in those

      • What are the mixes you have and can you text me pics of any that would be under 9 lbs?  802 999-6909

        Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android

  18. Orland Ruiz says:

    Do you breed Standard Poodles?

  19. I’m looking for a red toy poodle?

  20. Hi there!
    Will you have any male red toy poodle puppies available in the near future?

    Eve

  21. Debra Woods says:

    Hello, I am interested in a female toy poodle as a pet only. I have NO desire to breed. I have a neutered 2yr old male who was born red but is now apricot or maybe a cream color with darker ears & the top of his too. The color of the new little lady is not important and since we will not breed or show, champion bloodlines are not required. Please let me know if &/or when you have any female toy poodles please & thank you. Debra Woods

    • Unfortunately we are not expecting any right now but we do normally have a couple litters a year. We do have breeds with Poodle in the mix if you are interested in those. Some are 75% poodle. Just let me know and we can do a meet and greet

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