Height and Weight
Standard Poodle (see photo under Non-sporting Breed )
Miniature Poodle (see photo under Non-sporting Breed )
Poodles have been notable for their keen sense of instinctual drive. To be specific, the breed has a more evident marking and hunting behavior as compared to other dog breeds. Even Toy Poodles can point birds. This popular breed is identified to be extremely energetic. They easily get bored, though can be quite creative about looking for mischief. More often than not, Poodles enjoy having the spotlight. They are very intelligent and attentive. In fact, the breed can be easily trained to perform astonishing tricks that make use of their mental and agility skills.
Poodles find it hard to live outdoors. They like to be in the company of humans. As much as possible, this breed has to be around their family. Because Poodles are very energetic, they need to receive adequate physical and mental exercise in order to keep them fit. Ideally, daily walk and stimulating play sessions such as swimming have to be provided. Poodles love to romp and run.