The Poodle's origins are disputed as some believe it came from France and others from Germany. The name 'Pudel' in German is derived from 'puddeln', meaning 'to splash' and traditionally the breed retrieved wildfowl from water.
Anyone looking for a very clever dog. The Poodle ranks second most intelligent dog breed in the world.
Someone who is not going to challenge this clever dog's brain. If you don't keep a Poodle's mind busy, you could be in trouble!
Big, but will still fit in a small car.
Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.
Professional help needed. Curly, keeps growing and needs cutting.
Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok
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