Whether Standard, Miniature or Toy, black, white or beige, the Poodle proudly ranks among dog world´s true aristocrats. Underneath the curly hypoallergenic coat is an elegant athlete and companion for all seasons. The Standard Poodle weighs around 25 kg at a height of 45-60 cm, the Miniature reaches a weight of 14 kg and a height of 28-35 cm and the Toy measures 24-28 cm with a weight of around 7 kg. At dog shows, poodles can usually be seen in elaborate clips. Poodles are eager, active and extremely smart dogs with remarkable versatility. The Standard Poodle is the most athletic poodle due to its larger size and strength.
It is a neuromuscular disease causing a gradual muscle weakness on the hindlimb and back, which is manifested by poor coordination of movements, cramped and asymmetric walking, or incontinence.
Neonatal encephalopathy is fatal disease in newborn puppies of Standard Poodles. The affected puppies are small and weak at birth, and often die in the first week of life...