Poodle – Dog Breed of the Month June 2019

Did you know that Poodle is ranked as the second most intelligent dog breed in the world after the Border Collie?

Comes in 3 different versions; Standard, Miniature, and Toy, the Poodles are insanely smart and are among the most popular dog breeds. They are energetic, skillful, friendly, and do well in different dog sports and shows. One of the reasons behind their popularity is their hypoallergenic coat, which makes them an ideal pet dog for anyone who is allergic to dog dander and hair.

Because of their hypoallergenic trait and other wonderful characteristics, Poodles have become a hot cake among the breeders who cross them with other pure breeds in order to get a new breed, i.e., a Designer or a Hybrid Breed. Some of the most popular crosses are Groodle (Poodle / Golden Retriever), Shih Poo (Shih Tzu / Poodle), Bernedoodle (Bernese Mountain Dog / Poodle), Saint Berdoodle (Saint Bernard / Poodle), and Cavapoo (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel / Poodle).

Let’s find some detailed facts about Poodles below:

Interesting Poodle Facts:

Disputed Origin:

The origin of the poodle is disputed and it is still discussed by the experts and historians. It either belongs to Germany or France. According to some experts, they descend from the French Barbet while many believe that they are descendants of a German water dog.

Best Playing Partners:

Yes, you don’t need anyone to accompany you in any sport or activity when Poodle is there. The Poodles are good at playing hide n seek. Sounds interesting? Obviously, it is. Not only this, they’ll do well in many sports including tennis, baseball, swimming, skateboarding, and your regular exercises. So, they are more likely to replace your human playing partners.

Exceptional Temperament:

The Poodles are calm, graceful, and obedient. They are always ready to welcome your guests and strangers.

Low-shedding Coat:

They shed very less and interestingly, the Poodle crosses usually inherit this trait that makes them the best all-purpose dogs.

Intelligence overloaded:

This all-rounder dog not only do well as a pet but is also an ideal breed used for tracking and herding. Moreover, they are highly alert and can be used as therapy dogs, as well. Many Poodles have been witnessed performing at the Circuses too.

Highly Social:

The Poodles instantly become your soulmates, as well as, they do well with everyone including children, elderly people, strangers, and other pets and dog breeds. Interestingly, they become protective of their owners when they sense any sign of danger.

Multicolor Pups:

They come in lots of colors and patterns. From apricot to brindle and white to phantom, you may witness some incredible patterns and colors in Poodles that make them a totally different and unique dog breed from others.

Final words:

So, these were some interesting facts about Poodles and if you haven’t got a dog already, you should get a Poodle. It is a charismatic dog and will completely transform your life. Make sure dog get a dog from a shelter because there are thousands of dogs dumped by their owners and need to be rehomed.

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