Poodles are a group of formal dog breeds, the Standard Poodle, Miniature Poodle and Toy Poodle. The origin of the breed is still discussed, with a prominent dispute over whether the poodle descends from Germany as a type of water dog, or from the French Barbet.
Scientific name: Canis Lupus Familiaris
Biological rank: Breed
Lower classifications: Medium Poodle · Toy Poodle · Miniature Poodle · Standard Poodle
Height: 18 inch – 24 inch (Standard Poodle, Fédération cynologique internationale breed standard) · 9.84 inch – 15 inch (Miniature Poodle)
Temperament: Active, Alert, Faithful, Instinctual, Intelligent, Trainable, Proud, active and very smart.
Origins: Germany · France