San Luis Obispo California Poodles
Types Of Poodle Breeds And The Benefits Of Owing Them
There are three types of Poodles in San Luis Obispo California recognized by the AKC (American Kennel Club) and they are classified by size. The Standard Poodles in San Luis Obispo CA are over fifteen inches tall at shoulder height, miniature Poodles in San Luis Obispo California at fewer than fifteen inches, and toy Poodles in San Luis Obispo CA at ten inches or less from their shoulder.
The standard Poodles in San Luis Obispo California are the most widely bred, originally meant to retrieve ducks and other water birds for hunters. The poodle got its name from the german word “pudelin”, which means to splash. It is widely misconstrued that the poodle haircut was something used to make the dogs look ”cute”, but in reality it was created for the standard Poodles in San Luis Obispo CA to aid in the retrieval of small game. The fur on the rump section was removed for better mobility, while the chest hair was left to the poodle’s heart from icy water. The small pom on the Poodles in San Luis Obispo California tail and the curly top and mane, were used to spot the poodle while the dog was swimming in deep water.
The standard poodle’s size and shape leant it to many other tasks as well. Reported accounts say that Poodles in San Luis Obispo CA have been trained as guard dogs, cart dogs, sled dogs, and even army dogs. The king of England in 1644 owned a poodle named Boy that he took on campaigns and battle with him. Dog sled teams made partly of Poodles in San Luis Obispo California pulled in the Alaskan Iditarod race. Poodles in San Luis Obispo CA were used in World War II to guard military installations, coastlines, and defense plants.
Toy and Mini
The toy and miniature varieties of poodle were bred in Renaissance Europe when the local nobles wanted a reliable companion. During the cold winter months, people would carry the little Poodles in San Luis Obispo California in their sleeves to keep warm. Even in more modern times, toy Poodles in San Luis Obispo CA are often carried in bags or even pockets. The smallest variety of Poodles in San Luis Obispo California were used to dig for a small and tasty kind of fungus known as a truffle, because they sifted through less soil than their bigger cousins. These small Poodles in San Luis Obispo CA were also trained by Gypsy travelers to perform wonderful tricks for crowds.
There are two other types of Poodles in San Luis Obispo California that the American Kennel Club does not recognize, and are not allowed to compete in their activities. These are the Klein and Teacup varieties. The Klein poodle is of intermediate size, somewhere between the standard and miniature Poodles in San Luis Obispo CA. The Klein’s stand at about fifteen to twenty inches tall. The Klein poodle is only kept as a household pet in America because they are not recognized as viable show dogs and are called Moyens in France where they are sometimes almost kept.
The smallest breed of poodle is known as the teacup, standing at only nine inches or smaller. They are called so, because a puppy can fit inside a teacup, and they only weigh about six pounds. Whatever the size or breeds Poodles in San Luis Obispo California are one the most well-adjusted and intelligent dogs you can train. If you choose to purchase a poodle and socialize it early in its life, you will have one of the best and most versatile companions a human can have.