Orlando Poodle Club,Inc

Poodles have great talents

they show in Confirmation, Obedience,

Rally, Agility and Hunt /Working Test

and they are great companion & service dogs

Buy from a Breeder

Atend a PCA Regional or National to see them!!

Lcal AKC shows have these proformance activities






BREED STANDARD  General Appearance, Carriage and Condition

That of a very active, intelligent and elegant- appearing dog, squarely built, well

proportioned, moving soundly and carring himself proudly. Properly clipped in the

fraditional fashion and carefully groomed, the Poodlehas about him an air of distinction

and dignity peculiar to himself.

Size, Proportion, Subtance

Size- The Standard Poodle is over 15 inches at the highest point of the shoulders. Any Poodle which is 15 inches or less in height shall be disqualified from competition as a Standard Poodle

.            The Miniature Poodle is 15 inches or under at the highest point of the shoulders, with a minimum

height in excess of 10 inches. Any Poodle which is over 15 inches or is 10 inches or less at the highest point of the shoulders shall be disqualified from compitition as a Miniature Poodle.

            The Toy Poodle  is 10 inches or under at the highest point of the shoulders. Any Poodle which is more than 10 inches at the highest point of the shoulders shall be disqualified from compitition as a Toy Poodle .

       As long as the Toy Poodle is definitely a Toy Poodle and the Miniature Poodle a Miniature Poodle, both in balance and proportion for the Variety, diminutiveness shall be the deciding factor when all point are equal.


PROPORTION: To insure the desirable squarely built apprearance, the length of the body measured from the breastbone to the piont of the rump approximates the height from the highest point of the shoulders to the ground.


SUBSTANCE: Bone and muscle of both the forelegs and hindlegs are in proportionto size of dog.


There is no recognized Poodle Variety such as ROYAL,TEA CUP or TINY TOY

These are marketing terminologies to sell Poodles for more money.

In fact these are not the norm.

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