Top 7 Facts About Poodles

Despite their upscale image, poodles were originally bred in Germany as water retrievers for hunting waterfowl.

Hunting Dogs  

Poodles are one of the smartest dog breeds, ranking #2 in working intelligence behind only Border Collies. 

Highly Intelligent

Poodles are hypoallergenic dogs thanks to their unique, low-shedding curly coats. Great for allergy sufferers.


Poodles are one of the top dog breeds for conformation showing and competitions like agility and obedience.

Show Stoppers

Poodles come in three size varieties - Standard, Miniature, and Toy. But they’re all the same breed.

Variety of Sizes 

Poodles' coats require regular brushing and professional grooming every 4-6 weeks.


Many poodles sport fancy, sculpted haircuts originally meant to streamline the body for swimming and hunting.

Iconic Haircuts  

Importance of Training Your Puppy