Standard Poodles

Poodlesrus Kennels breed purebred Standard Poodle puppies as well as Toy Poodles. Standard Poodles are very elegant, athletic and agile dogs. They have a short curly coat that is non-shedding and hypoallergenic, fantastic for allergy sufferers. Standard Poodles are lively, playful and one of the brightest and most attentive of all breeds. Standard Poodles are easy to train, polite with strangers and sociable with other pets. Standard Poodles need mental stimulation to live a happy life, be this, challenging games such as hide ‘n’ seek or fetch. A Standard Poodle requires daily exercise and human companionship to thrive in their new home. Standard Poodles are extremely compatible with other pets and children, when socialized from a young age. Although, they are bigger than the common Miniature and Toy Poodles, Standard Poodles have gorgeous personalities that would suit a range of lifestyles and families.

Size & Colouring

A great deal of variability can occur amongst pups of the same breed. Therefore, it is impossible to predict the exact size a pup will grow to, but they will be a large sized dog weighing approximately 20-35kg and reaching 55-65cm in height. Standard Poodle colours also vary in each litter, with the possibility of black, chocolate, silver, blue, white, cream, apricot, red and latte.

Maintenance & Other Needs

Standard Poodles have a thick, soft, curly coat. They are a non-shedding breed that require a significant amount of grooming. The amount of grooming required is dependent on the type look you want your poodle to have. To keep their curly coats free of knots, Standard Poodles require clipping every 6 week and regular brushing. To prevent their coat from matting, daily brushing is recommended as once the hair matts it is difficult to undo. Poodle ears, as with all floppy eared breeds, need cleaning regularly or they may become infected. They may also occasionally require plucking to prevent excessive hair buildup in the ears. Around their eyes should also be cleaned daily to prevent buildup of eye discharge and tear staining.

Standard Poodles are a large breed of dog that require regular exercise, this can be short, intense activity or loner, mild activity. As Standard Poodles are a large breed of dog they are suitable for those with a moderate to large sized yard. Standard Poodles are very intelligent dogs that thrive on training so it is important to continue cognitive stimulation into their lifestyle. This may include weekly obedience training classes, learning new tricks, puzzles, agility training just to name a few.

Standard Poodles are fantastic companions for many different lifestyles but is important to remember that they require regular exercise. The Standard Poodle is a beautiful breed of dog very compatible with all types of families as they are very affectionate, loving dogs.