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Poodle (Miniature) Info

Poodle (Miniature) Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 11-15" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 4-8 pups
Group: Non-Sporting Weight: 15-17 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Small

Breed Overview

The Poodle (Miniature) is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 15 lbs that can reach 17 lbs. It is officially part of the Non-Sporting group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Poodle (Miniature) breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Medium hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Poodle (Miniature) should know that the average litter size is between 4 to 8 puppies.

Poodle (Miniature) Breed Characteristics

Group Non-Sporting Drooler no
Size Small Guard Dog no
Origin Germany Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic yes
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors no
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements daily
Barks excessive Dangerous no

Poodle (Miniature) Temperament

intelligent, alert, playful, anxious to please, obedient and responsive. Good with children and other pets; sometimes tend to bark excessively. Can be shy with strangers. Sometimes nervous and aggressive, Miniature Poodles have been known to bite as a result of being over-pampered.

Health Problems

epilepsy, skin and eye problems

Poodle (Miniature) Coat

Poodle (Miniature) Dog Colors

cream, silver, white, apricot, red, white, black, brown, blue, gray, and cafe au lait.

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