Meet The Pack
About the Miniature Poodle
France has been officially recognized as the Poodle’s country of origin, but the Poodle’s earlier ancestors came from central Asia. The German variety has probably influenced the modern breed most (‘Poodle’ is German for ‘splash’ or ‘puddle’). In 18th and 19th century Europe, the Poodle served a wide variety of purposes, including duck hunting, guiding, and later circus performing, from whence the modern grooming style likely arose. The Poodle became a popular pet for the French aristocracy, and in time was officially adopted as the national dog. Poodles were imported to America in the 20th century. They slowly rose in popularity and eventually became the country’s most popular dog. Miniature Poodles have a shoulder height of 28-38 cm (11-15 in) and weigh 7-8 kg (15-17 lbs).
The Miniature Poodle has a distinctive fine, frizzy, woolly coat similar in texture to sheep’s wool. This breed 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. They are more energetic than Standard Poodles, and more likely to bark.
The Miniature Poodle gets along well with other animals, other dogs, and children. It is best to socialize it as a puppy. The Poodle is highly intelligent, making training a fairly simple process. They quickly understand what is expected of them and can learn a wide variety of tricks and games. Poodles are likely to enjoy the training process. Any effort put into training the Poodle will reap large rewards.
Archduke Maximillion, better known as Max, is our AKC red Miniature Poodle. So far, he has sired one litter, and he will be siring most our Cockapoo and Bichpoo litters in the future.
Max loves people and running. His idea of fun is teasing Lexi and playing with Sunshine. He is very athletic and with his long legs, we all think he resembles a rabbit when he's excited.
Max is so swift to learn. When we first got him, it took ten minutes and he know how to come. This guy is brilliant and very people-oriented. He comes from all red linage with a few blacks thrown in to keep the red dark. Isn't he stunning?
His favorite trick is leaping into my arms. He does it so energetically at times he almost flies over my shoulder!
Max's health testing is available upon request.
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Meet Sarge, the youngest male on the property. At ten months old, he's just starting to feel his manliness. He loves running about the yard, following the older boys, and learning how to be a smart, intelligent, and kind poodle.
He's very sweet, a total lovebug. He craves praise with a huge appetite and you should see his tail go when you give it.
Sergeant Spitfire fits Sarge very well. He's active, like any poodle ought to be, and he has his own opinions about things. But he's very quick to listen and obey, coming when I call. He has a middle to lower end of the pack mentality, but he doesn't stand for bullying.
Sarge is black and tan, but carries a huge mixture of colors in his background. White, black, cafe, black and white, and some brown.
We're expecting brown/cafe as well as black and tan puppies from him. But most of all, we're hoping for a few parti.
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About the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is an offshoot of the King Charles Spaniel. The King Charles Spaniel was created by crossing small Spaniels with a short snouted breed such as the Pug or Japanese Chin. It was brought to Scotland from Continental Europe (possibly by Mary, Queen of Scots) in the 1500’s or 1600’s, where it became a fashionable lap dog and companion for the noble class. It has a shoulder height of 30-33 cm (12-13 in) and weighs 5-8 kg (12-18 lbs).
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel has long, soft, silky hair which is lightly waved. There are four color types: tricolor, red and white, black and tan, and red. It loves to be with its family and craves attention. It is cheerful, playful, and intelligent—an ideal dog to carry with you and share your time with. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel gets along well with children, other dogs, and any household pets. It is friendly, happy, and loving.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel must be brushed several times a week. It should be bathed only when necessary. They have a life span of 10-12 years. The intelligence of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel makes training fairly easy. This breed requires a gentle approach.
The exercise needs of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel are uncomplicated. It enjoys walks, but its needs can usually be met with indoor play; it will adapt itself to the activity level of your family. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is well suited to apartment life.
Meet Rusty, the ACA registered Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. He's sweet, shy, and vocal. He loves to bark as he runs, just out of sheer joy!
Rusty is so sweet! All he wants to do is please people. He loves to play with all the other dogs, but he follows Bonnie around the most. He is one of the few dogs we have that has a long tail, and I love watching his tail as it bobs all over the yard.
Rusty also loves the water, and he doesn't hesitate to find a muddy puddle to roll in. That would get him into to trouble a lot of times, but his endearing smile and pleading look often help him escape! :) How could anybody be mad at that pretty face?
Rusty has a lot of Blenheim color in his back ground, but he also has tricolor and one or two black and tan ancestors. Rusty has mostly Blenheim puppies with a Ruby puppy or two thrown in almost every litter. We are looking forward to having this handsome dude pass on his sweet lovable, adorable nature on to his puppies!
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