Like the schnauzer, the poodle comes in three sizes: standard, miniature and toy. They do not shed, but they do require a lot of grooming and care. They’re easy to train, but the smaller ones can get a little yappy. That said, poodles of any size are remarkably intelligent and typically very strong at any size.
Poodles too prissy for your liking? Try a labradoodle. They have the hypoallergenic coat of a poodle, but on a Labrador’s body.
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