One of the first dog breeds that I ever snapped was a tiny poodle. Every time we began to shoot he would all of a sudden come up with a limp and could barely walk. The breed is in general recognized as coming in three sizes, standard, small and toy. Like most large dog breeds, Standard poodles need a good quantity of exercise but are cosy in just about any size of home. Of the 3 sizes, standard, small and toy, standards are thought to be the most flexible. Another special feature of this breed is they are commonly crossed with other dog breeds to supply different poodle breeds. US citizens love poodles, in truth according to the North American Dog house Club ( AKC ), Poodles are the 8th most well-liked dog breed in America. The toy poodle must be under ten inches tall at the shoulders. Compound is the crossing of 2 different species. Another crossbreed is the goldendoodle, which is from a cross with a golden retriever. One of the first crosses was done with a labrador retriever and called a labradoodle. The labradoodle was first bred by folk needing to make a hypoallergenic guide dog. Poodles and labradors shed small and are hypoallergenic so the crossing of the 2 was hoped to end in a hypoallergenic dog, but the results were quite variable from litter to litter. And even competed in the Alaskan Iditarod Sled dog race. Tiny poodles are occasionally considered as one individual dogs, but are obedient, could be a childs best mate and make good trial dogs. Poodles coats must be kept well groomed or their coats might become upsetting to be around, and in intense cases it could be a health jeopardy.