Standard Poodle

The Standard Poodle is the oldest of the three varieties that come under Poodle breed. Other two varieties, the miniature and the Toy Poodles, were developed from larger Standard Poodles. Originated in Germany, this dog was developed as a type of water dog but since then, has transitioned into a versatile dog that can perform a variety of tasks such as agility, obedience, tracking, herding. The Poodle is an ancient breed that was documented in 15th century paintings. Exact origin of this breed is debatable with some consider Germany as its place of origin while others believe France is the country of origin of this dog where it is declared as National Dog.

The Standard Poodle has a graceful, medium-sized frame with a rounded skull, a long head and muzzle, dark oval eyes and wide, close-hanging ears. They have long legs that give them a springy step, docked tails (usually) and compact feet. The coat is sometimes curly and wiry, sometimes soft and wavy, and can be any solid color.

This dog stands about 15+ inches and weighs between 45-70 pounds. This breed is recognized by AKC and other major kennel clubs like FCI, ANKC, KC(UK), UKC, CKC, NZKC and many other dog registry associations.

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