The Poodle is a specie of formal dog breeds. Their origin is still not certain. It is not certain whether they descended from the French or from Germany. They are ranked the second most intelligent breeds of dogs after the Border Collie.
Poodles come in different size varieties, basically three. The standards are more than 15 inches in height at the shoulder. The miniatures are about 15 inches or under and Toys are not taller than 10 inches. Irrespective of the variety, they have the same proportion and build.