The Poodle is generally recognized to be the most admirably savvy of all individuals from the canine race. There is a general conviction that he is a dandy, whose time is to a great extent possessed in individual adornment, and that he requires a lot of individual consideration in the matter of his latrine. The facts may confirm that to keep him in presentation request and impeccable cleanliness his proprietor has need to dedicate more thought to him than is vital on account of many breeds, yet in different regards he gives almost no inconvenience, and all who are appended to him are steady as they would like to think that there is no puppy so strongly fascinating and responsive as a friend. His characteristics of brain and his intense forces of thinking are in reality so incredible that there is something practically human in his appeal and his dedication. His bent in learning is never denied, and many are the stories recounted his radiant ability and flexibility.
Not just as an artist’s pooch has he separated himself. He is something more than a charlatan of the stalls, prepared to walk the tight rope and remain on his head. He is a skilled at performing traps, yet it is his sharpness of cerebrum that spots him separated from different creatures.
The bountiful and long layer of this puppy has the eccentricity that if not kept continually brushed out it bends up into little strings which increment long as the new hair develops and sticks about it. The unshed old hair and the new development weaved together in this manner wind up noticeably unmistakable rope-like strings. In the long run, if these strings are not stopped, or inadvertently removed, they drag along the ground, thus keep the poor creature from moving with any level of solace or opportunity.
Corded Poodles are extremely conspicuous, and from the exceptional appearance of the coat, pull in a lot of open consideration when displayed at appears; yet they have lost fame among most fanciers, and have turned out to be very few attributable to the undeniable certainty that it is difficult to make pets of them or keep them in the house. The reason of this is the coat must, every now and then, be oiled so as to keep the strings supple and keep them from snapping, and, obviously, as their jackets can’t be brushed, the main method for keeping the puppy clean is to wash him, which with a corded Poodle is a long and difficult process. Further, the coat takes hours to dry, and unless the recently washed puppy be kept in a warm room he is exceptionally at risk to come down with the bug. The outcome is, that the layers of corded Poodles are constantly filthy, and fairly rancid.
Poodle’s General appearance
Head: Long, straight, and fine, the skull not wide, with a slight crest at the back.
Gag: Long (yet not snippy) and solid not full in cheek; teeth white, solid, and level; gums dark, lips dark and not demonstrating lippies.
Eyes: Almond molded, extremely dull, brimming with flame and insight.
Nose: Black and sharp.
Ears: The calfskin long and wide, low set on, hanging near the face.
Neck: Well proportioned and solid, to concede to the head being conveyed high and with nobility.
Feet: Rather little, and of good shape, the toes all around angled, cushions thick and hard.
Legs: Fore-legs set straight from a bear, with a lot of bone and muscle.
Rear legs: Very strong and well twisted, with the pawns well let down.
Tail: Set on rather high, all around conveyed, never twisted or continued back.
Coat: Very abundant, and of the good hard surface; if corded, hanging in tight, even strings; if non-corded, thick and solid, of even length, the twists close and thick, without bunches or ropes.