Miniature Poodle Dog Breed

Thinking of getting a Miniature Poodle Dog and want to know if a Miniature Poodle is suitable for your household?

Use the Miniature Poodle information on this website to learn more about adaptability, health issues, life span of Miniature Poodle and more.

Miniature Poodle Facts

  • Name: Miniature Poodle
  • Other Names: Caniche, Barbone, Chien Canne, Carniche Moyen, Barboncino Miniatura, French Poodle, Pudle, Zwergpudel
  • Origin: France, Germany
  • Breed Group: Non-Sporting (AKC), Companion Dogs (UKC)
  • Breed Type: Purebred


Miniature Poodle Dog Facts

Miniature Poodle Information

Miniature Poodles have a shoulder height of 28-38 cm (11-15 in) and weigh 7-8 kg (15-17 lbs). Poodles are very elegant in appearance. They have a long, narrow muzzle, slight stop (point at which the forehead meets the muzzle), dark eyes, and wide ears. Miniature Poodles have flat backs, straight, docked tails and small, oval feet. Their length is approximately the same as their height.

The Miniature Poodle is sensitive, intelligent, lively, playful, proud, and elegant. It bonds closely with family and makes a great companion. Miniature Poodles are very smart, obedient, and graceful, which makes them one of the most popular pets in the world. The Miniature Poodle is bouncy, alert, and usually eager to play. Miniature Poodles are more energetic than Standard Poodles, and more likely to bark.

What to do if you lose your Miniature Poodle

If your Miniature Poodle Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. Register your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. Register the lost pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.

3. Telephone the nearby vet clinics to see if anyone has handed in your lost pet.

4. Call the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.

5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Shelters.

What to do if you find a lost Miniature Poodle

If you find a Miniature Poodle Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. Register the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. List the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.

3. Call the Local Council to collect the lost animal.

4. Take the pet to the local Animal Pound assigned to your area.

5. Take the pet to the local Vet Clinic who can scan the animal’s microchip and contact the registered owner of the pet.

Laws Regarding Missing Pets

1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.

2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.

3. You must call your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.

4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.

5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.