Poodle (Miniature)

Also Called: Toy Poodle

Poodle (Miniature)
Friendliness High
Kid Friendly High
Pet Friendly High
Exercise Needs Significant
Playfulness High
Energy Level High
Trainability Easy
Intelligence High
Tendency To Bark Low
Amount Of Shedding Low

The Miniature Poodle is a lively and cheerful breed known for its intelligence, docile and affectionate nature.

Breed Overview

  • Group: Toy
  • Life Span: 10–15 years
  • Height: 10 – 15 inches
  • Weight: 12 – 17 lbs.
  • Coat: Curly
  • Coat Colors: White,Silver,Black,Blue,Brown
  • Litter Size: 4 - 6 puppies
  • Family: Toy/ Companion Dog
  • Hypoallergenic: true
  • Recognition: AKC, UKC, CKC, FCI
  • Size: Small

Training and Care

Miniature Poodles are easily trained as they are intelligent and eager to please. Grooming should be done regularly to maintain the coat texture.

Diet and Nutrition

A Miniature Poodle’s diet should contain high quality proteins and carbohydrates. Regular vet checkups are important for maintaining a good diet.

Health Problems

Miniature Poodles may suffer from eye disorders, periodontal disease, thyroid problems, and progressive retinal atrophy.

Breed History

The Miniature Poodle was developed in France as a small companion dog and is the smallest of the three varieties of Poodle.

Where to Buy or Adopt

Miniature Poodles can be purchased from reputable breeders and may also be available for adoption from animal rescues and shelters at a lower cost.

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