Poodle


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Poodle

a dog characterized by its thick curly coat and the intriguing, yet standardized, patterns created by clipping and grooming that usually leave isolated patches of profuse coat separated by areas that are closely clipped. Three varieties are recognized as separate breeds: Standard, which must be 15 inches or more tall; Miniature, 10-15 inches tall; and Toy, which is less than 10 inches (11 inches in the British Kennel Club standards). The breeds are predisposed to otitis externa, progressive retinal atrophy, epilepsy, patent ductus arteriosus, cystinuria, patellar luxation, cataracts, distichiasis and atlanto-axial luxation.

Poodle cat
see rex (1).
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All the Bielokonskis went into mourning for the poodle.
The cigar was snatched away exactly as you describe, and the poodle was chucked out of the window after it.
And I was right, truly right," cried the general, with warmth and solemnity, "for if cigars are forbidden in railway carriages, poodles are much more so.
He sprang over the poodle and vigorously attacked a collie, and the collie woke up, and immediately commenced a fierce and noisy contest with the poodle.
Within a minute from his entrance on the scene the poodles and the Irish terrier had vanished; the dog of doubtful breed was moving off up the hill, yelping, with the dispatch of one who remembers an important appointment, and Bill, miraculously calmed, was seated in the centre of the Promenade, licking honourable wounds.
My roommate for the past six years is a standard poodle named Duke (after the great one--John Wayne).
Henson the poodle loves dressing up and posing for the camera
Christopher (Laird Macintosh) and Poodle (Tricia O'Kelley) made a surprising return to the Pemberton mansion in the Season 1 finale of "The Mick.
As I was about to walk away with my chosen poodle, the other poodle in the cage held on to my jacket with his tiny paws and began to cry.
The mix of a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle was one of the first "designer dogs" to exist dating back to the 1960s.
The poodle, one half of the Labradoodle/goldendoodle equation, has long been touted as a hypoallergenic breed.
Apple has rolled out a security update for OS X Mavericks and Mountain Lion designed to protect Macs against potential POODLE attacks.