The Toy Poodle has the same characteristics as the Standard Poodle. They are known as a ‘trick dog’ because of their intelligence and high learning ability. In fact, they are among the smartest breeds. These easy-to-train dogs are affectionate, entertaining, and active. Toy poodles are generally sociable to humans and other dogs and adapts well in different homes. They have curly, low-shedding, hypoallergenic coats that usually comes in white, black, apricot, gray, cream, and brown. They would need daily brushing to avoid matting.
Origin of the Toy Poodle
The Toy Poodle is the smallest variety of one of the oldest and most popular breeds, the Poodle. The Poodle breed is famous in France but is believed to have originated from Germany where it was initially used as a water retriever. It was also known as a truffle hunter and as a circus dog across Europe. The Toy poodle variety was later developed during the 18th century in England as a companion dog.
Is a Toy Poodle right for me?
If the Toy Poodle is your breed of choice, you will have a bright and obedient buddy. Toy poodles are sweet and eager to please. They are as cute as they are smart and would make you effortlessly and instantly fall in love.
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