Standard Poodles are a lot less likely to bite than Minis or Toys, but all
Poodles should be trained and socialized at an early age. Poodles have done
extremely well in obedience, and though they do bark quite a bit, they are
Standard poodles are so versatile. Do you need a service dog, or guard dog, or hunting dog? Standard Poodles are a high energy, highly intelligent breed that require daily exercise and mental stimulation. They thrive in the company of people and should be considered members of the family. Standard poodles are not as active indoors as the other two breeds, but will still do ok with apartment living as long as they are exercised. They are not incredibly picky about exercise, but will be happier if taken for walks or allowed to run in a small yard.Standard Poodles are a lot less likely to bite than Minis or Toys, but all Poodles should be trained and socialized at an early age. Poodles have done extremely well in obedience, and though they do bark quite a bit, they are not aggressive. Standard poodles are extremely versatile and are suitable for conformation showing, agility, flyball, obedience competitions, and as a loving family companion who is ready to become your next best friend. Standard Poodles are one of the best picks for people with allergies. The poodle has a wool coat and does not have near the amount of dander that other breeds have.Standard Poodles are big dogs with big appetites. If you've never had a big dog before, be prepared for a noticeable increase in your grocery budget. Standard Poodles are often too quick to sound the alarm at every new sight and sound. You have to be equally quick to stop them. Standard Poodles are an interesting combination of intelligence, playfulness, personality, and stately appearance. They are the oldest of the poodles, and were originally used to retrieve birds from the water.Standard Poodles are a very intelligent, majestic breed with an unending amount of love to give and yes, they are waterfowl retrievers. Standard Poodles are very intelligent and can also be very hyper and destructive dogs if left alone and bored. Sure, everybody thinks of "their" breed as supernaturally smart, but THIS breed is uncanny. Standard Poodles are athletic with great stamina and require more exercise than small Poodles. Generally, extensive grooming is necessary.