Chi-Poo – The Chihuahua Poodle Mix

Often referred to as a Chi-Poo, Poochi or Chipoodle, the delightful Chihuahua Poodle mix of chihuahua and poodle creates an intriguing small dog. The usual life span is between 12 to 15 years. A frequent entry in competitive agility and obedience competitions for toy and miniature classes, the Chi-Poo excels in classes like watchdog, agility and tricks. Bossy and independent, his demeanor is much like that of the rooster ruling the henhouse. This type of dog tends to wander, so keep him in an enclosed area and close at hand when visiting a no-leash dog park. Very little exercise is required, which accounts for his ability to thrive as an inside dog. The dog has an average tolerance to heat, but is extremely sensitive to cold. Continue reading…

 

Poochon – The Bichon Poodle Mix

The Bichon Poodle mix, or the Poochon, is a designer breed, which makes it an ideal Fashionista dog. Not only are these dogs pretentious, they are all about pleasing their humans. Glam them up with a pair of trendy sunglasses and pile on the bling; the more bling, the better.

Yet, the Bichon Poodle mix is sooo much more than a living doll, to dress-up and show-off. From small children or adults to seniors, the Poochon make loyal companions. They play Big and love Large. Continue reading…

 

Poodle Mixes – Why They Make Great Dogs

When it comes to picking out the best possible dog, most people don’t actually considered the mixed breeds, but they are usually the best dogs. This can be because they have had temperament problems bred out of them, or because they are not going be subjected to various different physical problems as well. However, just like pure bred dogs, there are some breeds of mixed bred dogs that are better than others, either because of the way that they look or their ability to bond with humans. One of the best dog breeds for producing mixes is also one of the most well loved standard dogs. Poodles and Poodle mixes have long stolen the hearts of people who have the pleasure of being around them on a regular basis. Continue reading…

 

Apricot Poodle – Why You Might Want To Buy One

One of the most beautiful forms of poodles is the apricot poodle. It has a very unique sunny coat. It is very unique, a deviation from the typical darker or lighter colors that poodles typically have. They are very distinctive not only because of their color, but also the darker feathering that is at the tip of their ears. They will have black points which are in reference to certain areas of their body such as their toenails, lips, and nose. The gene that allows this particular color is considered recessive to every other type of poodle color with the exception of white. Here is an overview of why you should consider getting an apricot poodle over all of the other colors available. Continue reading…

 

Red Poodle – A Rarity

There are many different types of poodle, and many different colors, but the red poodle is one that is incredibly rare, and that is a part of what makes it so special and stunning. When you are looking at the different poodle genes out there, you need to remember that they have all been lovingly bred. To get the red poodle look takes even more special breeding. Continue reading…

 

Understanding Poodle Colors

There is lots of information that is available on Poodle colors and what causes the variations that you frequently see across the poodle breed. So whether you want to learn more about the different colors you can choose from or have an interest in becoming a breeder, the best thing for you to do is read as much as you can on poodle coloring as well as other elements like color changing, mis-marking, parti-colors and more. Continue reading…