"Poodle" comes from an old German word "pudeln", which loosely translated means that the water spray. However, the history of the poodle back to the ancient Egyptians, and that means its origin long lost. There are photos of poodles in low relief before the time of Christ.
In modern times, the race was probably German, raised three standard sizes:
- Toy Poodles
- Standard Poodles
- miniature poodles
Although the exact history is unclear, we know that among the first dogs to recover the dam. Almost all the European family of "water dogs" are linked and are recognizable by their thick layers, typical for the two keys poodles and poodle mix.
Poodles are the dog the most misunderstood and maligned in history because one of the oldest breeds of dogs that have had more time to abuse and partly because of its shape and its heritage is misunderstood.
In the Renaissance, this way of working dog with a great history and talent for the reaction of water has been relegated to what is popularly known as sleeve dogs. They were driven through the sleeves of the rich and famous for its warm arms!
One of the most misunderstood and coated as a result, the poodle is the style of cutting level. Clearly, its areas, and tufts of hair to stabbing the practice of a band in the shaved, was used as a sandwich believed to identification in water. The purpose of the area was shaved poodles for mobility to give, but also on the thick layer of deposit with barriers to prevent. Areas of layer thickness was protection against cold water.
The owners of the circus as soon as possible to discover trends to make money, that strange and beautiful styles that were adapted for the poodle quickly became a lap dog of the company. Nowhere is this ridiculous practice was more common in the court of France, both what was known as the "French poodle". During 1950 and 60 seats are blue and Pink Poodle Poodle were perfectly normal and that old poodle had washed layer the color of your hair rinse to adapt. As humiliating is that for the poodle, one of old man working dogs.
A toy poodle
The categories of patterns related to the size and poodle. Poodles come in many types of solid color and some are multicolor.
- Standard Poodle: having more than six inches tall at the withers
- Poodle: The time interval should be between ten and fifteen feet behind
- Toy Poodles: the maximum height of four inches at shoulder height and weight range is from 1 June to 8 pounds (2.5 to 3.5 kg)
There is a lower rating, which is not yet recognized by the AKC, the poodle and toy poodle. Teacup Poodles a weight of between two and four pounds 1.2 kg).
Ideal Weight: 45-70 lbs 20-31 per kilogram
Average height: 15 inches / 38 cm
Life expectancy: 12-15 years and more