Poodles are a group of formal dog breeds, the Standard Poodle, Miniature Poodle and Toy Poodle. The origin of the breed is still discussed, with a prominent dispute over whether the poodle descends from Germany as a type of water dog, or from the French Barbet.
Life expectancy: 12 – 15 years
Temperament: Intelligent, Alert, Active, Trainable, Faithful, Instinctual
Colors: Black, White, Apricot, Cream, Sable, Black & White, Blue, Silver, Grey, Brown, Red