Miniature Poodle

One of three sizes of poodles, the miniature poodle sits between its larger and smaller counterparts, the standard and toy varieties, in both its size and temperament. While their ancestry may be rooted in rugged working and water-retrieving breeds, the miniature poodle was quickly recognized for its elegance and show dog abilities. Moving with a light, effortless gait and a pep in its step, the miniature poodle is a graceful, athletic breed with a lean, muscular body and a curly, hypoallergenic coat.