Miniature and Toy Poodles are companion dogs that originated in France. They are the national dog of France.
Appearance & Grooming
Miniature and Toy Poodles are small and extra-small dogs, respectively. The breeds have thin, wavy hair in apricot, brown, gray, silver, white, blue, cream, red, beige, and black. They shed infrequently but may require professional handling during brushing.
Behavior & Disposition
Miniature and Toy Poodles are intelligent and active. They tend to play well with children. However, adult supervision is recommended when playing with other dogs.
Miniature and Toy Poodles have moderate activity levels and it is easy for them to become overweight. For optimal health, both breeds should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption and should have daily walks.
Miniature and Toy Poodles are known for their great agility and cleverness. The breed can learn quickly and is easily trainable through a combination of positive reinforcement and verbal praise.