No, no, no. There is no "royal" or "giant" poodle. Anyone who refers to a poodle as "royal" or "giant" does not know what they are talking about. If it is a breeder, run far, far away!
Yes, yes, this!!
Here Standard Poodles are very very rare, and whenever I have ran into so-called breeders or people offering them up for adoption in newspapers or internet ads, they call them Giant Poodles. Big red flag.
I would never even consider getting a dog from someone who doesn't even know the correct name.
Well, unless it was a rescue cause most of the time it happens that they even list them as mixes, but respected breeders should know.
Yes, I find that the term "Royal" is based on BYB as a selling gimmick, just like Rare Colors, which always bothers me.
BUT I do have to disagree with people that don't like the Moyen/Klein name for the Small Standards. In other Countries this is an acceptable term used in height just like the Dwarf is used to describe height as well. Yes, in the US there are only 3 sizes. I personally just interview a breeder like any other that uses these particular terms.
Names of dogs: Missy, Howie and tyson a border collie Kelpie cross
Poodle Type: Standard poodle
Location: Lodge Grass, Mt
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Size doesn't matter?
In agility competition 24 " is to tall and over 35lbs. is getting to heavy but that dog can't bring in the horses and won't have enough top speed to herd cattle on open range. All the stories about structure and bloating among larger framed dogs are simply about breeders claiming they know what's best and selling every animal they raise regardless of quality. There are smaller breeding operations with more impressive stock than a lot of self proclaimed top breeders who can only win shows at county level competition. Look at the top hunters Every year most winning with Poodles have 3 to 4 dogs. Herding usually more more needed if you don't care to use a lot of people which poodles prefer anyway. I've moved 300 head of cows up on the mountain a 15 mile 3000 feet in elevation climb where most breeds of cow dogs quit in the middle. Short Legged dogs won't make it so you need to breed what works and cull what doesn't in a few generation the cream rises to the top. Ranching culls for longevity athleticism and intellect in a short time so keeping a whole litters neutering anything that can't maintain top level performance. There's no perfect dogs and if there was it wouldn't be perfect for everyone.
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