Toy Poodles are one of the smartest dogs in the world. They are very affectionate and love to play. They tend to be pretty active and love challenging activities. They learn very fast and you can teach them do do most anything. They are known for their intelligence but they are wonderful companions. They are very elegant and like to prance when they walk. They are very proud dogs and love their family with every thing they have. They are very obedient and graceful. Toy Poodles bond very closely with their family and that makes them one of the most popular pets in the world.
Every one is a Toy Poodles friend. They get along with other dog breeds extremely well and are very social dogs. They love people and children. They make wonderful family pets. No one gets past this toy breed they will announce when visitors come and will let you know it there is strange activity outside. They are bouncy little babies and have more energy than standard Poodles. They are more likely to bark because of their size.
Show Poodles should be groomed by professionals, and will require a substantial investment of time and money. Poodles which are not intended for show competitions usually have longer hair on the head, legs, and ears, and are trimmed every five to six weeks. Toy Poodles have a long lifespan of 13-15 years. The Poodle is susceptible to cataracts and eye problems. Toy Poodles which are not shaven carefully can suffer skin irritation or rashes. Meals should be spread throughout the day to avoid bloat. Toy Poodles require frequent human companionship and should not be left to live outdoors.
The Toy Poodle is highly intelligent, making training a fairly simple process. They quickly understand what is expected of them and can learn a wide variety of tricks and games. Poodles are likely to enjoy the training process. Any effort put into training the Poodle will reap large rewards.
The Toy Poodle requires less exercise then the Standard Poodle, but should be walked or allowed to play outdoors. It should do fine with apartment life.