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Read About AKC Brown Poodle Puppy

AKC Brown Poodle Puppy can add joy and companionship to your family. Here's everything you need to know about this dog breed.

AKC Brown Poodle Puppy - Facts

  1. AKC Group:

    The Toy poodle is in the Toy group. The Miniature and Standard Poodle are in the Non-Sporting group.
  2. Size & Weight:

    The brown poodle can be under 10 inches to over 15 inches depending on the type of poodle you choose. Their weight should be proportioned to the size of their body.
  3. Coat:

    Their coat should be either corded or curly.
  4. Head & Muzzle:

    Their head should be long and the neck is slightly arched and solid. The ears are flat, long, and lay close to theImage head. The muzzle is long, straight, and fine.
  5. Body:

    Their ribs are well sprung and the chest is deep. Their loin is broad, short, and muscular.
  6. Colors:

    The poodle should be brown in color with a liver colored nose, eye rims, and lips. The toenails are dark in color and the eyes are dark amber.
  7. Life Expectancy:

    They usually live between 12 to 15 years.
  8. Popularity:

    Poodles are a very popular breed.
  9. Habitat:

    Poodles will make a great apartment dog and do not need a backyard to play in.

AKC Brown Poodle Puppy - Origins

  1. Country of Origin:

    It is believed to be originated from Germany.
  2. Lineage:

    They believe that it descended from the French Water Dog, that is no longer living.
  3. Date Admitted to AKC:

    They were admitted into the AKC in 1887.
  4. Historical Information:

    The Poodle "show" clip was meant to protect the vital organs and their joints when they were in cold water.

AKC Brown Poodle Puppy - Defining Characteristics

  1. Training Ease:

    It is a highly trainable dog.
  2. Temperament:

    Their temperament is super smart, cheerful, and sensitive.
  3. Child Friendly:

    Some poodles like kids and others are highly nervous around kids. Look to see how the parents are and that will probably show you how that particular poodle will be.
  4. Behavior:

    They are very good watchdogs. They do not bark a lot, only when they sense a stranger.
  5. Habits:

    They tend to be high-strung and nervous dogs.

AKC Brown Poodle Puppy - Concerns

  1. Health Issues:

    They are prone to cataracts, progressive retinal atrophy, allergies, skin conditions, ear infections, epilepsy, heart disease, and diabetes.
  2. Feeding:

    They can eat either dry or moist food. Image
  3. Exercise Needs:

    They are not demanding for excursive, but will love a nice walk.
  4. Grooming Needs:

    Poodles require extensive grooming, basically on a four to six week schedule.
  5. Special Household Needs:

    There are no apparent household needs.
  6. Travel Needs:

    When traveling with your poodle it's a good idea to have a dog crate or a dog car seat.
  7. Getting Along With Other Pets:

    Poodles do well with any household animal.

AKC Brown Poodle Puppy - How to Choose

  1. What to Look for in a Healthy Puppy:

    Look for a puppy that is alert, not too high strung, a nice coat, and bright eyes.
  2. What you will Need for a New Puppy:

    You will need pet dishes, a leash and collar, pet bed, food, pet chews and treats, toys, and possibly a dog crate.
  3. Puppy-Proofing your House:

    Make sure you keep all poisonous items out of the reach of your puppy.
  4. How to Make your New Puppy Feel at Home:

    It is important to interact and engage with your puppy daily.