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Poodle

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The Poodle At a Glance
Recognized By
AKC 
Country of Origin
Germany 
Life Expectancy
10 - 14 yrs 
Height Range
22 - 27 in 
Weight Range
45 - 70 lbs 
Colors
Any solid color 
Trainability
Excellent; known for obedience skills 
With Children
Very good; puppies may be too large and rambunctious for toddlers 
With Animals
Good 
Climate
Tolerates heat or cold fairly well 
Indoor/Outdoor
Ideally, indoors with plenty of time in a fenced yard 
Exercise Reqd
Medium; loves to swim or run 
Grooming Reqd
Very high; frequent trimming and brushing, ear and dental care. Requires professional grooming, especially to maintain show cut 
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Poodle Common Health Screenings
The following health screenings are often performed by responsible Poodle breeders:

Addison's Desease (blood test)
CERF Screening (Canine Eye Research Foundation)
Hip Dysplasia (OFA or PennHIP)
Juvenile Renal Disease (blood test)
Sebaceous Adenitis (by biopsy)
Thyroid Function Test (blood test)
vonWillebrand's Disease (vWD) (genetic test)

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