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Expert Advice: Events Meet Miniature Poodle ‘Sage,’ the 2024 Westminster Best in Show Winner
Sage, a three-year-old Miniature Poodle from Houston, has won Best in Show at the 148th Westminister Kennel Club Dog Show.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2024-westminster-best-in-show-winner/ | May 15, 2024
Two Standard Poodles, one white and one black, standing outdoors in the yard.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Is the Standard Poodle a Good Fit For You?
An elegant, intelligent, and energetic breed, the Standard Poodle is one of three Poodle sizes. Is this the right breed for your lifestyle?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/standard-poodle-right-for-you/ | April 29, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Miniature Poodle ‘Eli’ Wins 2021 AKC Trick Dog Competition
To borrow a popular phrase, Eli isn’t a one-trick Poodle, nor does he hide a thing. Right now, the Miniature Poodle and his 68-year-old owner, Leslie Gelesh, of Akron, Ohio, are at the top of their game after winning the 2021 American Kennel Club Trick Dog Competition with a dazzling six-minute routine called “Batman Furever.” […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/miniature-poodle-eli-wins-2021-akc-trick-dog-competition/ | March 2, 2023
Diana the Poodle
Expert Advice: AKC Family Dog A Poodle’s Purpose: One Breed’s Unexpected Versatility
Her name evokes images of a beloved princess or the ancient goddess of the hunt—Diana. She easily slips in and out of these roles, sometimes on the same day. One moment, she’s gleaming white, pouffed, and proud in the show ring. Turn around, and she’s dripping with pond water, her curls flattened out as she […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/family-dog/a-poodles-purpose/ | February 13, 2023
Miniature Poodles head portrait outdoors.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds The Best Poodle Names for Your Bright and Proud Puppy
When it comes to Poodles, there is more to the breed than what meets the eye. Fluffy, show dog looks aside, the Poodle is an active, smart, and proud breed that has been favored for centuries. Initially used as a duck hunting breed in Germany, Poodles are now the national dog of France and wear the title […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/best-poodle-names/ | June 1, 2022
Standard Poodles
Expert Advice: Grooming How to Groom a Standard Poodle
Achieving the signature look of a Standard Poodle requires loving attention and following grooming best practices. "The great thing of course about the Poodle is the fact that they do not shed," says Poodle expert Gail Wolaniuk, a professional Poodle handler and groomer who has shown Poodles for 40 years and has a private grooming […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-groom-a-standard-poodle/ | February 17, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds How to Train a Poodle Puppy: Poodle Milestone Timeline
All dog breeds hit different developmental and growth milestones at various times, and Poodles are no exception to this rule. A big part of Poodle development depends on the variety of your Poodle. Poodles come in three different varieties: Toy Poodles, Miniature Poodles, and Standard Poodles. Standards are 15 inches and taller, at the shoulder, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/poodle-puppy-training-timeline-how-to-raise-a-poodle/ | October 14, 2020
Standard Poodle being professionally groomed.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds The Poodle Paradox: History Behind a Haircut
Poodles have been labeled as "elitist" and "overly glamorous" by many who don't understand the breed. Here's the history of the poodle haircut.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/the-poodle-paradox-historical-haircut/ | February 28, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Blame it on the Bouffant: Do Poodles Have an Image Problem?
What do you think of when you hear the word Poodle? For many, it’s an overdone diva—big hair, polished toenails, and a phony French accent. Poodles are often described as “froufrou” dogs, a slur that means prissy and high-maintenance. The image has been widely embraced, even in the wonderful world of Disney, where dogs are […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/blame-bouffant-poodles-image-problem/ | February 14, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Curly Angel: Maisy the Model Poodle
If there’s ever a canine remake of Charlie’s Angels, Maisy the Standard Poodle would have to be its star. She’s a perfect action-hero combination of beauty and brains, sweetness, and sass. She can do practically everything and be almost anyone. Recently, Maisy landed a modeling gig as “Jackpot,” the trophy pet in a 2017 Georgia […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/curly-angel-maisy-model-poodle/ | February 13, 2020

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