Toy Poodle Breed Overview
The Toy Poodle is a lively and small dog that is widely known for its curly and thick coat and very energetic nature. The Toy Poodle is the tiny version of Poodle, which is water retriever that is made for hunting. They were adopted by French, but they have originated in Germany.
They are very popular as a show dog and one of the most popular breeds in the world. It is believed that Toy Poodle was developed in England when breeders mated small terriers and Standard Poodle. The first reason for breeding is for finding truffles, which was the common practice in France, Spain, and England in the 19th century.
They come in various colours such as:
- Silver Beige
Toy Poodles can achieve height up to 28 cm and weigh up to 4 kg.
Their life expectancy is approximately up to 15 years.
Suitability for Children – Low
Tendency to Bark – High
Energy – Medium
Suitability as a Guard Dog – Medium
Grooming Requirements – More than Once a Week
Trimming Required – Occassional
Amount of hair shed – None
Food Cost – Upto $5
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $58