A Poodle is a breed of dog that originated in Germany.
They have a distinctive curly or corded coat that is hypoallergenic and sheds minimally.
Poodles are highly intelligent and trainable, making them popular as show dogs and performing dogs.
They are also commonly used as service dogs for people with disabilities.
Poodles have a lifespan of 12-15 years on average.
They require regular grooming and maintenance to keep their coats in good condition.
Poodles are generally friendly and affectionate with their owners, but can be reserved or aloof with strangers.
Due to their high energy levels, Poodles require regular exercise and mental stimulation.
Poodles can be prone to certain health issues, including allergies.
These dogs have very few health issues with most being minor and mainly due to old age.