Q & A
Questions & Answers)
Q: Are poodles only for show?
A: No. They are one of the most versatile and adaptable breeds. They were originally bred for hunting. Please see the "Poodle History" link to the left and the following link: www.dogbreedinfo.com/standardpoodle.htm
Hunting dogs, standard poodle puppies. Bred to hunt.
Q: Why choose a standard poodle?
"If you Ever owned a Standard Poodle no explanation is necessary!!!
If you Never owned a Standard Poodle no explanation is possible!!"
A: Poodles can be found on several top twenty "best" lists, including but not limited to: Most intelligent, best with children...
Standard Poodle: Poodles are such multifaceted dogs, you’ll see me recommending them in so many situations! Though they have a frilly exterior poodle come from the German word “Pudel”, which is short for “Pudelhund”, that translates into “splashing dog”. This breed can work with the best of them – hunting, swimming and retrieving! They are also extremely intelligent and do well in all dog sports. Their affectionate and patient nature makes them a great choice for families.
Beautiful silver standard poodle with her girl.
A: Poodles are listed second on the Top 20 Smartest Dogs in the World list: http://www.petmedsonline.org/top-10-smartest-dogs-in-the-world.html
Yes, the Poodle is at number two. The standard Poodle is highly intelligent and one of the easiest breeds to train. They love to be around people, and really hate to be left alone. Some standard Poodles are good guard dogs, afterall they were originally bred to hunt! Overall, Poodles are a sensitive, pleasant and happy breed.