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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.

Hypoallergenic: Yes

Life expectancy: 12 – 15 years

HeightToy Poodle: 9.4 – 11 in., Miniature Poodle: 11 – 14 in., Standard Poodle: 18 – 24 in., Medium Poodle: 14 – 18 in.

Temperament: Intelligent, Alert, Active, Trainable, Faithful, Instinctual

Colors: Black, White, Apricot, Cream, Sable, Black & White, Blue, Silver, Grey, Brown, Red

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