Tuesday, November 9, 2010
By: Eduardo C. Gonzalez
There are many who say that Miniature Poodles emanated from France. There are others who believe that these dogs have been around since the early Egyptian era. Still others claim that these Miniature Poodles came from Germany They claim that their ancestors are the nearly defunct French Water dogs. The word name poodle was derived from the German word pudel, which means plays in water. They are well appreciated for being perfomers. These dogs are good in doing tricks and are adept in making pranks. Miniature Poodles are superb performers and they were favorites in circuses then.
They have medium built bodies and they are majestic in the way they appear. Miniature Poodles have round faces. Their heads are long and so are their muzzles. These dogs have rounded eyes that are dark and broad.. The tails of the Miniature Poodles are docked and densed. They are known for their web like feet. Some of these Miniature Poodles have curly and firm like colors.
There are so many ways in grooming these kinds of dogs. When they style this dog in the Pet clip way, these pet dogs will have short hair on every part of their bodies. By using the Continental Clip, their rear ends are shaved, half of their tails are shaved so are the upper part of their legs. The English saddle Clip is almost like the Continental Clip except that their rear ends must not be shaved. Most of these pet dogs have the Continental Clip look.
Miniature Poodles have a lot of talent and these dogs do display fervor to their owners and people close to them. Dogs of these kind like to take daily walks and play outdoors. Just be careful and be precautious. Your yards must be properly fenced. Give these pet dogs the the needed attention or else they will become irritated and they can show unwanted behaviors. Let them frolic around a pool of water. When they are doing this, you must keep an eye on them.
These Pet Dogs are not difficult to train and they can be rather entertaining. They are nice dogs to spend time with because they are quite fun.
Pet Dogs like these love hanging around with people and this is the reason why they should not be left alone for long periods of time. These dogs do form strong bonds with their owners and other members of the family. Miniature Poodles are great pet dogs to have around your homes. These are patient and funny little pet dogs. and they can act like this especially when they are with children. They are more patient with older children than younger ones. They are superb watchdogs and these dogs will bark time and time again at strangers who are approaching their owner's home. These dogs are quite particular and simple pet dogs. Although they may seem to be small, these dogs do pack a lot of energy. These dogs are agile and submissive pets. They are well suited for dog shows and they can be quite competitive in dog sports,
They will reach as much as 11 – 15 inches in height .. These dogs can weigh as much as twenty pounds and these Miniature poodles have a lifespan of at least 14 years.
They are the ideal companions for singles and old folks. These .dogs are just right for families that have older children. Miniature Poodles are active and they can excel in dog competitions.
Owners must watch the health of their Miniature Poodles because they are vulnerable to such illnesses like: progressive retinal atrophy, leg – perthes diease, patellar luxation, epilepsy, trichiasis,entropion, lacimal duct atresia, glaucoma, distichiasis, urinary stones and intervertebral disk degenaeration.
These are fascinating, friendly and lovely looking dogs to have around your vicinity.