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Poodles: temperament as it related to color, standard poodles, irresponsible breeders
standard poodles, irresponsible breeders, line breeding: Hello Camilla, To start, let me explain the difference between in-breeding and line breeding. Line breeding is where you stay within one particular line of dogs maybe because that line has characterists that you want in your dogs. In line breeding, its...

Poodles: toy poodle, closet shelving, toy poodle
closet shelving, toy poodle, wire grid: A good solution to problems when you can t watch the dog is a crate. Much of housebreaking is not training the puppy, but making it easier for your puppy, you, and your carpet while its body to catches up to its instincts. At around 8 weeks when the puppy...

Poodles: weight gain after 6 months of age, toy poodles, toy poodle
toy poodles, toy poodle, shoulder area: Hello Lisa, She should have most of her height by 6 months of age, and will mainly need to fill out some. As her muscles mature, she will get a bit broader shoulder area, and will fill out in the hip some. This may cause her to be too big to fit through...

Poodles: worms, Worms and DeWorming
Worms and DeWorming: Hello Gena, I would go ahead and just use a Vet approved wormer for your puppy. I use a product called D-Worm or Nemex 2, but you can also use Drontal for your puppy. Drontal is the most popular brand of wormer - and is highly recommended for the control...

Poodles: 13 week old Standard Poodle Puppy, poodle puppy, male puppy
poodle puppy, male puppy, standard poodle: Hello Tasha, I felt the same way with the colors as you and I have been breeding Poodles for over 10 years. What I do know is that the White, Cream and Apricot colors are all fading genes and so those colors will eventually fade to a lighter color as the...

Poodles: 13 yrs old - normal aging symptoms?, ear hair, keeshond
ear hair, keeshond, inner ear: Hello Rose, The reduction in hearing and the extra sleeping is common, but the disorientation isn t normal. Make sure she is getting plenty of exercise, drinking and pottying fine, and is eating a good diet. Also make sure that her ears are kept clean...

Poodles: 4 yr old toy poodle, false pregnancy, toy poodle
false pregnancy, toy poodle, symptoms of pregnancy: Not all of the what you gave more information on would be part of the false pregnancy. Perhaps you need to check with another vet if your current one isn t finding a solution to some of the problems. Most vets would think it is better for a 5 year old to...

Poodles: Best dog food for poodle, cup cottage cheese, puppy chow
cup cottage cheese, puppy chow, cup brown rice: Hello Debbie, The best foods for dogs are foods that are made with natural products that that contain Meat as the first ingredient. Most grocery store foods have corn as the first ingredient, which is hard for dogs to digest. If the ingredient is rice,...

Poodles: Breeding, raising puppies, genetic problems
raising puppies, genetic problems, whelping: Hello Mirna, YES YES YES!! You should never breed any dog until they are at least 2 yrs old. A dog that is younger than 2 yrs old isn t mature enough to carry puppies to term. The puppies can suffer as can the female, as her body struggles to mature enough...

Poodles: biting, obedience commands, obedience class
obedience commands, obedience class, standard poodle: This will be difficult to fix. You may even need a professional behaviorist. Better leadership may help The key to most behavior problems is approaching things using the dog s natural instincts. Dogs see all the people and dogs in the household as a pack...

Poodles: breeding, poodel, genetic problem
poodel, genetic problem, best bet: Hello Kim, Even though these dogs are out of different litters, they are still brother and sister, therefore it wouldn t be wise to breed them together. The reason for this is because if there is anything genetically wrong with either dog, (which would...

Poodles: breeding, cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice
cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice, cup spinach: Hello again Susan, Yes, your dog needs to be in heat (bleeding) in order to become pregnant. The female will start to bleed and will continue to bleed for 9-11 days. At about the 9th day, your dog will be ready to breed by the male. She will stay in Breeding...

Poodles: Digestive/stomach problems, toy poodle, invasive diagnostics
toy poodle, invasive diagnostics, having a bad day: Hello Joan, I would at least call your Vet about this and see what they have to say. There could be a number of things causing this, anything from digestive problems to possible tumors. You need to get this looked at or at least talk to a professional because...

Poodles: destruction, bed toys, rescue organization
bed toys, rescue organization, workman: Hello Ann, Well, your neighbor hit it on the head and so did you when you mentioned that he is still Puppy, and that he wants attention. Dogs will do almost anything to get attention (whether its good or bad attention) just so that you will say something...

Poodles: disoriented old mini poodle, mini poodle, bladder weakness
mini poodle, bladder weakness, baby aspirin: Hello Lorraine, There are several suggestions I can give you for your boy. To help with the peeing in the house, they have a product called Belly Bands for male dogs that you can put around his middle and it will catch any accidents. For the deafness,...

Poodles: First heat cycle, standard poodle, heat cycle
standard poodle, heat cycle, body time: Hello Donna, Its not so uncommon for a female to be late with their first heat, or to miss it altogether. I would give your girl a couple more months or so and see if she comes into heat or not. If not, you can contact your Vet and they can give her something...

Poodles: Male Toy Poodle, male toy poodle, pedigree papers
male toy poodle, pedigree papers, poodle: Hello Alex, The best way for you to advertise your boy for Stud is to put an ad in the paper to let people know about him. You should also have your information about him ready for when people call. They will want to know how old he is, has he ever been...

Poodles: Mini poodle potty question, strong urine smell, mini poodle
strong urine smell, mini poodle, bladder infection: Hello Clara, Since she has changed her routine, change yours some also. Instead of letting her out in the morning, see if you can take her for a quick walk around the block or so to see if she will go then (or when you get home at around 3-4). You might...

Poodles: ongoing ear infections, frequent ear infections, std poodles
frequent ear infections, std poodles, violet solution: Hello Susan, I feel your pain in the ear department. I have 4 Std Poodles, and that is 8 ears to look after. I keep the hair pulled out of the ears (or let your Groomer do it when they get groomed) and do a weekly ear wash that contains 16 oz of Alcohol,...

Poodles: Poodle licking and gaging, standard poodle, goopy
standard poodle, goopy, apetite: Hello Jackie, I am not sure what could be causing your dog to lick like this. It could be that he has something in his throat, or he could be trying to vomit. You might try checking in his mouth to see if there is a foregin object in his throat, but chances...

Poodles: Poodle skin problem, cup cottage cheese, poodle cross
cup cottage cheese, poodle cross, cup brown rice: Hello Andrea, If your dog will only eat chicken, you might try this recipe to see if you can get him to eat a bit more variety. Try this recipe (along with dry food if he will eat it) as it will provide Vitamins and Minerals that are good for your dogs...

Poodles: poodle coat, poodle coat, pet groomer
poodle coat, pet groomer, miniature poodle: Hello Rebekah, Well, actually both answers are correct. If you shave your dog now, it will start the curly hair coming in sooner, but if you wait and don t do anything the adult hair will come in around 9 months of age. Since you are a groomer and will...

Poodles: poodle cross howling, dog rawhide chews, pigs ears
dog rawhide chews, pigs ears, poodle cross: Hello Lynette, It could be that he/she is just board in the house all day and has picked up this bad habit. Try to do things that will keep his/her interest in other things up so he doesn t think about howling as much. You didn t say if your dog was in...

Poodles: re: how much do i feed per dog., dry food, food recipe
dry food, food recipe, shampoo: Hello Jack, I would first try mixing just a couple of teaspoons in with their dry food. You could also give them a snack of a couple of spoonfuls during the day. Hope this helps you some. If you have other questions for me, please feel free to ask....

Poodles: runny eyes, yard chemicals, runny eyes
yard chemicals, runny eyes, benedryl: Hello Misti, Some puppies will outgrow the runny eyes, some won t. It depends on what is causing the runny eyes. Allergies can cause runny eyes, exposure to yard chemicals or pollutants can cause it as can ingrown hairs around the eyes. Treatments include...

Poodles: Seizures, cup cottage cheese, seizure dogs
cup cottage cheese, seizure dogs, cup brown rice: Hello Wanda, You might try this diet that I have suggested to other people with seizure dogs. It has vitamins and nutrients that are good for dogs. 1 lb Hamburger, Lamb, or Turkey Burger 1 can Sardines in Olive Oil 1 cup Spinach, blended with the...

Poodles: Sick puppy, purina puppy chow, sick puppy
purina puppy chow, sick puppy, toy poodle: Hello Brenda, Your puppy is just reacting to the new food. Its ok for him to have the runny stool for a day or two. You can also give him 1 1/2 cc/ml of pepto bismol, to help settle his stomach. You don t need to take him to the Vet unless the diarrhea...

Poodles: Standard Poodle, standard poodle, silver female
standard poodle, silver female, educated guess: Hello Cheryl, Your dog should continue to grow until around 9 months to a year. They can fill out until they are two. Your dog will most likely get a bit bigger. I would guess around 45lbs, and maybe on the short side, maybe 22-23 at the shoulder. This...

Poodles: Standard Poodle Litters, standard poodle puppies, reputable breeder
standard poodle puppies, reputable breeder, correct time: Hello Gail, Thats not always true that you not purchase a females first litter. If the breeder breeds the female at the correct time, which is not until the female is at least 2 yrs old, then the puppies should be just fine. What you do need to watch for...

Poodles: Standard Poodle Litters, puppy purchase, standard poodle
puppy purchase, standard poodle, great dogs: I have never heard that, and have had several puppies out of the females first litter, and they were great dogs. If the breeder is ethical and has waited until the female is 2 years old and proven healthy and good tempered and good example of the breed, it...

Poodles: Standard Poodle Puppy, poodle puppy, pedigree puppy
poodle puppy, pedigree puppy, purina one: Hello Antonella, For now, I would feed your dog 3 times a day if that works for you. I would feed him around 1 cup per feeding. Make sure that he has plenty of exercise and of course fresh water. 4 cups a day is fine for him as long as he is getting a...

Poodles: Standard poodles behaviour, standard poodles, down position
standard poodles, down position, poodles: Hello Kelly, Most Poodles love kids and do really well around them, especially the Standard Poodles. Be sure that when they meet that you are in control of the children and the dog. Try to keep the children calm (as possible) and if it seems overwhelming...

Poodles: shaking, paper mail, toy poodle
paper mail, toy poodle, chewies: Hello Cindi, The shaking can be due to over-excitement about being around you, or nervousness to something, though I wouldn t know to what she might be nervous or excited about. It isn t normal though. You can call your Vet and let them know about the shaking...

Poodles: My standard poodle smells, cup cottage cheese, sally s beauty supply
cup cottage cheese, sally s beauty supply, cup brown rice: Hello Edward, Try the recipe for removing Skunk Smell off a dogs coat. 1/2 bottle of Hydrogen Peroxide 2 tablespoons Baking Soda 3-4 tablespoons Dish Soap (enough to make suds on the dogs coat) Scrub it into the coat and let it sit for 5-7 min. then...

Poodles: Teacup Poodle Foot Fear, teacup poodle, submissive position
teacup poodle, submissive position, foot movement: Hello Courtney, With the eating thing, don t give in to her game. She will eventually eat if she is hungry enough, just wait her out. You can put her bowl at your feet at night if she wants to eat near you, but don t do anything when she throws the food...

Poodles: Toy Poodle, white hairs, toy poodle
white hairs, toy poodle, brown hairs: Hello Glenda, Your boy should reach full height around 1-1 1/2 yrs of age and will fill out until at least that age, if not two. Adult weight should be around 11 lbs-11.5 lbs, depending on his parents height and weight. I would say that he is not changing...

Poodles: Toy Poodle, toy poodle, mouth move
toy poodle, mouth move, new mother: Hello Patty, Congratulations on your new adoption. First,depending on how long ago you got her, she might just still be adjusting and might need a couple more days. Next, I would put her crate up, or at least limit her using the crate during the day so...

Poodles: My Toy Poodle, anal glands, toy poodle
anal glands, toy poodle, intestinal parasites: Hello Kati, It sounds like your puppy could have full anal glands. You will need to take him to either his groomer or your Vet to have those glands expressed. You might also have him checked for intestinal parasites. He could have a case of worms and will...

Poodles: how much water is enough, dogs head, toy poodle
dogs head, toy poodle, long kim: Hello Vi, I am not a Vet, so this is just my opinion, but I would say a dog needs more water than just a few drops of water throughout the day. I would call a Vet just to be sure. You might suggest to your friends that they use a raised water bowl so...

Poodles: my 16 yr old female pappilon, pappilon, long periods
pappilon, long periods, very small amounts: Hello Terry, You need to make sure that what she is expressing is really milk and not something worse like bacteria or an infection. It sounds like it could be an infection because her belly is hot and inflammed. It could also be allergies, so you might...

Poodles: My 19 week old poodle doesnt want to eat, cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice
cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice, cup spinach: Hello Shelby, Try this recipe (along with dry food if he will eat it) as it will provide Vitamins and Minerals that are good for your dogs skin, coat and body. 1 lb Hamburger, Lamb, Chicken or Turkey Burger 1 can Sardines in Olive Oil 1 cup Spinach,...

Poodles: 3 y/o Toy Poodle Falling Over, male toy poodle, frequent seizures
male toy poodle, frequent seizures, lying on the sofa: Hello Audrey, It sounds like your dog has had a couple of small seizures rather than cramps. You might contact your Vet if it keeps happening. In the meantime, you should record each episode that your dog has, recording time, length, and what your dog does...

Poodles: aging miniature poodle, miniature poodle, water bowls
miniature poodle, water bowls, vet care: Hello again Nick and Moosey, Yes and No that you are to be concerned. No, because he has had this for along time, but yes because now that its open, its prone to infection. You can apply cotton pads to it and try to squeeze some of the fluid off of it if...

Poodles: Bald Patch on Toy Poodle, toy poodle, newborn twins
toy poodle, newborn twins, black patches: Hello Katie, It could have been the water, if it was very hot it could have damaged the hair follicles there. Make sure that the skin isn t damaged, red or festering, and the hair should grow back normally. I would only take him to the Vet if the skin...

Poodles: Bernie, omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, adult coat
omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, adult coat, slicker brush: Hello Darryl, Actually, its the other way around. If you shave your dog early his adult coat will start to come in as the hair grows out. It saves you the hassle of large mats when the dog does get its adult hair. Keeping the hair combed out and properly...

Poodles: Breeding, male toy poodle, puppy papers
male toy poodle, puppy papers, dogs breeder: Hello Mandy, Since your boy is 1 yrs old, he is old enough to father puppies. You should get him checked though before breeding to make sure that he doesn t have any health issues that could be passed down to future puppies. As for the registeration process,...

Poodles: boy poodles, closet shelving, wire grid
closet shelving, wire grid, housebreaking: When young, all dog squat to pee. The younger a male is when neutered, the more likely they are to squat all their life. I have to admit I can t say for sure about all male poodles. I justhaven t paid that much attention. I can help with housebreaking....

Poodles: Color of my poodle, legs and feet, gray coat
legs and feet, gray coat, silver face: Hello Sharon, Due to your description of your dogs color, I would be pretty sure that he is a Blue. I also have a Blue at home, but he is the oppsite of your boy. He has lighter silver face and legs but a more bluish/gray coat over his body. Because the...

Poodles: Diet for seizures, purple cabbage, turnip greens
purple cabbage, turnip greens, diet right: Hello Wanda, Any kind of spinach is good, but if you use canned, wash it under cold water to get some of the salt out of it. Fresh is best, Organic is even better, but be sure to wash it first. Frozen is the same as fresh, and may be a bit cheaper. Again,...

Poodles: Dry hair, omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, toy poodles
omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, toy poodles, adult dogs: Hello Tin, You don t say whether they are brothers/sisters or not, but it really wouldn t matter that much (except for finding out what kind of coat the parents had). First off, Poodles under 1 yr will usually have a softer coat than adult dogs. Puppy hair...

Poodles: descended testicle, male dogs, female dogs
male dogs, female dogs, heat cycles: Hello Corrie, Ok, I am confussed here. You say that your dog has a descended testicle, yet you also mention HIM going into Heat. Only female dogs have heat cycles. Male dogs should have 2 testicles that have descended by the age that your dog is. ...

Poodles: Color of my poodle, labradoodle, keri
Poodles: Color of my poodle, labradoodle, keri, mask

Poodles: Poodle Coat Color, show dogs, groomer
Poodles: Poodle Coat Color, show dogs, groomer, undercoat

Poodles: female shihtzu mating with male poodle, valva, sperm count
valva, sperm count, nine days: Hello Christina, I am not sure how much you know about breeding, but the female has to be in heat before the male will mount and breed her. A female will first bleed, then nine days from when you first see blood she will be ready to breed. A male should...

Poodles: flea baths for pregnant miniature toy poodles, flea shampoos, dog heartworms
flea shampoos, dog heartworms, toy poodles: Hello Ashley, Using the shampoo on your dog would not harm the puppies if you don t keep the shampoo on the dog for more than 3 minutes or so. It is more harmful to the puppies if the female has fleas. They eat her blood that the puppies need and they can...

Poodles: General poodle temperament, obedience agility, sport dogs
obedience agility, sport dogs, therapy dogs: Hello Danielle, I would say that both people are kind of correct. Poodles (all varieties) in general tend to be very socialiable, friendly, and sometimes energic. They are super intelligent and make great Obedience, Agility or Sport dogs; yet they can also...

Poodles: im worried, vet record, toy poodle
vet record, toy poodle, little prayer: Hello Tammy, It sounds like it was a mild form of the seizure, but I haven t seen one like that go on for hours like your dog did. It is true that there is not much you can do when your dog is having seizures, unless they are very frequent. The treatment...

Poodles: male toy poodle fertility, male toy poodle, male dogs
male toy poodle, male dogs, health check: Hello Alison, Most male dogs start getting their sperm around 6-9 months of age. With males, you don t have to wait until they are 2 to breed them. You should, however, take him to the Vet to get a Health Check to make sure that he doesn t have anything...

Poodles: mating., shih poo, toy poodle
shih poo, toy poodle, interfer: Hello again, If it has been more than 5-6 days since your female stopped bleeding, then she is probably out of heat now. A females heat cycle goes for about 2-3 weeks, the first nine days or so she will bleed, then at about the 9th day she is in breeding...

Poodles: Neutering, mini poodle, old teeth
mini poodle, old teeth, obedience class: Hello Lauren, Since you don t know alot about this dogs past, it will be hard to know if his skittish-ness is due to abuse, neglect, truma or if its due to his breeding. If a dogs parents and grandparents have friendly natures, the puppies should be more...

Poodles: Poodle, cup cottage cheese, pedigree dog food
cup cottage cheese, pedigree dog food, cup brown rice: Hello again, She can stay on the benedryl until the problem clears up. This will either be until you find a food that she isn t allergic to, or the substance she is allergic to has been removed (plants, fleas, etc) I would give the tablets and the food...

Poodles: Poodle Coat Color, poodle coat, neat colors
poodle coat, neat colors, toy poodle: Hello Kymm, Your groomer should have just scissored your dog rather than shaving him like she did. Your dogs coat color may come back in when the hair grows back out, but it probably won t have the same dark tint that it had before. The apricot color is...

Poodles: Poodle will not play, toe bones, legs and feet
toe bones, legs and feet, injurys: Hello Julia, The first step is to give the dog a chance to get to know your place a bit more before asking him to act like a normal dog. He has only been in your house for a short time and needs a chance to adjust. I would give him about 2 weeks or...

Poodles: Poodle won't eat anything crunchy, cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice
cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice, cup spinach: Hello Laurie, Since your dog is picky (alot of toy Poodles are) and thats fairly common, try this recipe (along with dry food if she will eat it) as it will provide Vitamins and Minerals that are good for your dogs skin, coat and body. 1 lb Hamburger,...

Poodles: poodle colours when breeding, colored dogs, puppy care
colored dogs, puppy care, whelping: Hello Karen, I have a webpage that will tell you more about color breeding than I can, but since you would be breeding a brown color (which is a fading gene color) to a white or Apricot (which is also a fading gene color) then you will probably get Browns...

Poodles: poodle size, poodle rescue of new england, deborah parisi
poodle rescue of new england, deborah parisi, poodle club: Hello again, The reason that I assume that she might have smaller Standards is that alot of breeders that have both Standard and Miniature Poodles will interbreed them, producing either large Miniatures or small Standards. I am not saying that this paticular...

Poodles: poodles, cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice
cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice, cup spinach: Hello Veronica, Your dog is just picky (alot of toy Poodles are) and thats fairly common. Try this recipe (along with dry food if she will eat it) as it will provide Vitamins and Minerals that are good for your dogs skin, coat and body. 1 lb Hamburger,...

Poodles: problem..., live enzymes, toy poodle
live enzymes, toy poodle, red dye: Hello Again Tracy, Those stains are due to chemicals in your dogs saliva or tears mixing with chemicals in the hair. When combined, they produce that red dye that stains the faces of many a Poodle. You can cut the hair away, dye it, or try to use products...

Poodles: projected size of my mini poodles, hydrogen peroxide, dish soap
hydrogen peroxide, dish soap, skunk sprays: Hello again, My size projection is based on the average size of a Miniature Poodle, not just on your dogs size now, and is also just a guesstimate. Again, you will need to check out the size of the parents, and even the size of the puppies now if possible....

Poodles: rescue standard poodle versus our cat, standard poodle, baby gate
standard poodle, baby gate, chases: Hello Janet, One thing you need to do is to dominate this dog. When he does something that you don t want him to do, hold him down on his side and make him submit to you. Let him up only when you say its ok. Keep doing this until he realizes that you are...

Poodles: Standard Poodle, sensitive stomachs, standard poodle
sensitive stomachs, standard poodle, toe bones: Hello Barbara, Your dog is being dominate over the little dog and could very well hurt the little guy if the other dog doesn t submit to him. You need to step in and make your dog submit to you. You have to show your dog that YOU are boss, not him, in your...

Poodles: Std Poodle Weak Rear Legs, glucosamine and chondroitin, infant socks
glucosamine and chondroitin, infant socks, leatard: Hello Tracy, You might think about getting him on some Glucosamine and Chondroitin, which will help will arthritis and will help rebuild his cartilage. You can use a human grade pill or get a supplement from your Vet. I can t think of any products...

Poodles: skin change, poodle mix, skin allergy
poodle mix, skin allergy, bitter apple: Hello Joselyn, Some dogs get this and I am not sure why. It is a skin issue, and can be helped with Prescription shampoos. You might want to contact your Vet and get some special shampoo from him. On his side, the hair should grow back in as long as...

Poodles: standard poodle stud, standard poodle, poodles
standard poodle, poodles, poodle: Hello Tracey, Your female may not be in full breeding heat yet. Your female may be standing for him and flagging, but if she isn t in full heat, he will know and won t be interested until she is fully ready. Females will start to bleed and 9 days after...

Poodles: TOY POODLE, toy poodle, puppy care
toy poodle, puppy care, poodel: Hello again, This is not too strange because as the puppies move around, they make room for each other and your female can look smaller or alot bigger. This is normal, though it looks strange sometimes. She should be ready to deliver in about 3 days....

Poodles: Toy Poodle, baby aspirin, toy poodle
baby aspirin, toy poodle, food bowl: Hello Marcella, Since I can t physically see your dog, I can only guess as to what might be wrong with your dog. It sounds to me like he has pulled a muscle or injured his neck in some way. You might give him a few days of rest and recovery. If he...

Poodles: Toy Poodle, toy poodle, poodle
toy poodle, poodle, sheath: Hello Lisa, This is actully normal and not a big problem. He most likely got excited (as with most males, anything can turn them on and get them excited) and his penis swelled and turned red. Normally, a dogs penis is kept inside the sheath and is white...

Poodles: Toy Poodle seems to be going deaf, toy poodle, old toy
toy poodle, old toy, groomer: Hello Della, It could be a combo of both. Get an appointment with your Groomer to have the hair removed from his ears, and have them cleaned. This might help. You can also start using signals with him. Tap your foot on the floor and get him to look at...

Poodles: Troubled Mini-Poo - Pooping in house - Seperation Anxiety - Pls. Help!, seperation anxiety, stay at home mom
seperation anxiety, stay at home mom, upstairs bedrooms: Correcting problems with an older dog that has bad habits is tough. The gate was a step in the right direction, but hitting him won t work. When you are around you need to keep a close eye on the dog. Use closed doors or gates to keep it in the same...

Poodles: tail trouble after grooming, dogs anal glands, toy poodle
dogs anal glands, toy poodle, groomer: Hello Sandy, Chances are it could be irritation caused by being shaved close around her rear. The skin around the tail area is more sensitive than other areas and so tends to become more irritated than other areas. It could also be that your groomer is...

Poodles: temper, poodle club of america, american kennel club
poodle club of america, american kennel club, poodle puppy: Hello Linda, No, most Poodles have a great temperment and love everyone. You DO have to be picky about where you get your Poodle puppy though. You need to see the kennel, meet the parents and previous puppies if possible. You want to see dogs that will...

Poodles: toy poodles, miniature poodles, agility dogs
miniature poodles, agility dogs, mini poodle: Hello Albert, Unfortunately breeding between Miniature and Toy Poodles happens all too frequently. What you get are large Toy Poodles or Small Miniatures. It is something you see more with Backyard Breeders so that they don t have to keep both males and...

Poodles: toy poodles, toy poodle, poodles
toy poodle, poodles, poodle: Hello Sasha, Actually, females come into heat on average every 6 months, or twice a year. They can sometimes skip a heat or have it late or early, and when they do this, it will change when they come into heat next. So if your girl normally comes into heat...

Poodles: tumor, cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice
cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice, cup spinach: Hello Jennie, Since I can t see your dog or evaluate him from here, I would say that a trip to your Vet would be best. Your Vet will be able to palpate the tumor and see if he thinks it could be removed or what will need to be done. I do know that cancerous...

Poodles: Vomiting, cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice
cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice, cup spinach: Hello Gena, You might try a high quality puppy food such as Bil-Jac, Nutro Natural Choice Puppy, Chicken Soup for the Pet Lovers (yes, they make a food now), Sensible Choice, or Eukanuba. You want to make sure that Meat is the first ingredient and that there...

Poodles: 2nd dog - should I get one?, toy poodle, two dogs
toy poodle, two dogs, buddie: Hello Joseph, I think it would be a great idea to introduce a new puppy into the family. It will give your dog a buddie to play with and since your wife is able to spend time with both dogs, there won t be jealousy between the two dogs. When you first...

Poodles: 6 year old Poodle growling and snapping, getting your dog neutered, single mom
getting your dog neutered, single mom, younger son: Hello Denise, While getting your dog neutered is good for the dog if you don t plan to breed him, I don t think it will help your situation much. It might lessen the aggression, but may not either. Still, if you are taking him to the Vet anyway, it would...

Poodles: Alpha Dog problem, miniature poodle, standard poodle
miniature poodle, standard poodle, obedience class: Better leadership on your part may help. The key to most behavior problems is approaching things using the dog s natural instincts. Dogs see all the people and dogs in the household as a pack with each having their own rank in the pack and a top dog. Life...

Poodles: bald spot on my miniature poodle, laundry detergent, miniature poodle
laundry detergent, miniature poodle, dogs food: Hello Christina, Though I won t be able to give you a clear diagnosis because I can t see your dogs spot, I can guesstimate that it could be a hotspot. A hotspot forms when your dog bites, licks or scratches an itchy place on her skin. A hotspot can be...

Poodles: when is the best time to mate, stud owner, rear legs
stud owner, rear legs, heat cycle: Hello Mia, I would stick with going to the Stud at day 10 and 12. The sperm can stay active for about a day, so this gives the female time to get the eggs where they need to be and the male time to make more sperm for the second breeding. As soon as the...

Poodles: breeding mini/toy poodles, male toy poodle, birthing puppies
male toy poodle, birthing puppies, mini poodle: Hello Penny, Your female needs to mature before she has puppies. 2 is the general age to start breeding, because the female is old enough that her body is ready to carry babies. Your male is able to produce viable sperm at around 6-7 months, so if he is...

Poodles: My dog's eating habits, bil jac, cup brown rice
bil jac, cup brown rice, cup spinach: Hello Robert, First off, don t give in and give your dog food from the table or from your plate, unless you give it to him after you have finished eating and you take it to your dogs bowl and give it to him. Next, since people food can be very unhealthy...

Poodles: not drinking, inner thigh, groomer
inner thigh, groomer, chicken broth: Hello Quisha, Your dogs leg is probably sore from being cut, and she probably doesn t want to use it much until it feels better. Give her a few days and she should start walking better for you. You might put some chicken broth in her water to get her...

Poodles: dry skin/saliva, cup brown rice, cup spinach
cup brown rice, cup spinach, grated carrot: No Problem, its good to know that my expertise is helping someone make themselves a better dog parent. Depending on how much of the recipe you use, it should last around a week or so in a sealed container (like Tupperware, Glad-Ware, Rubbermaid, etc). ...

Poodles: Stomach pain, toy poodle, female toy
Poodles: Stomach pain, toy poodle, female toy, poodle

Poodles: Urinating in crate, steel comb, standard poodle
Poodles: Urinating in crate, steel comb, standard poodle, pin brush

Poodles: frequent gagging, throw-ups, yellow phlegm, sensitive stomachs
yellow phlegm, sensitive stomachs, standard poodle: Hello Timi, Some Poodles tend to have sensitive stomachs and are prone to vomiting after they eat. It can be due to sensitivity to the dog food ingredients, or it could be allergies. You might try switching to a Lamb and Rice variety if the brand of dog...

Poodles: lump on dogs neck, fatty tumors, skin tumor
fatty tumors, skin tumor, benign tumors: Hello Lisa, Lumps or benign tumors on older dogs bodies are very common in dogs and they tend to not affect the dog at all. Some are fatty tumors that are under the skin, and others are fluid filled. If the tumor is in a place that bothers the dog, they...

Poodles: Motrin for dogs and how much exercise for 8-year-old mini- poodle with probable disk disease, degenerative disk disease, mini poodle
degenerative disk disease, mini poodle, baby aspirin: Motrin contains ibuprofen, very bad for dogs. You should be able to pick up some aspirin, buffered is best. 5mg per pound of dog every 12 hours. Baby aspirin may be easier to dose. Adult has 325 mg per tablet, just right for a 65 pound dog. It is...

Poodles: male fertility and age, male toy poodle, chocolate female
male toy poodle, chocolate female, male fertility: Hello Lyn, Your male should be ok to breed your girl. It depends on the dog as to how long they can remain fertile. If you are unsure, you might as your Vet about cryogenically freezing your dogs sperm until you would need it. As to what color your...

Poodles: Poodle behaviour, miniature poodles, separation anxiety
miniature poodles, separation anxiety, poodles: Hello Wayne, When you leave your dogs alone, be sure that they are in a secure location such as a large crate or small bathroom. This keeps them in one small area, but at the same time gives them some room. Put out some potty pads so they can go on them...

Poodles: Poodle face, apricot toy poodle, professional groomer
apricot toy poodle, professional groomer, colored dogs: Hello Caitlin, The light colored dogs are prone to sensitive skin and can get more irritated than normal. You might try using a longer blade, such as a #9 or an 8 1/2, and after you shave the face apply lotion or aloe to the skin. If irritation continues,...

Poodles: Poodle hair changing color, poodle hair, color patches
poodle hair, color patches, brownish hair: Hello Jessica, What is happening is your dog is getting Apricot highlights in his coat. Cream Poodles tend to have Apricot or Brownish highlights in their ears, down their back and on their tail. These colors should fade some and blend into his hair. It...

Poodles: Poodle Paws, sally s beauty supply, beauty supply store
sally s beauty supply, beauty supply store, duck feet: Hello Carrie, Poodles naturally have webbed feet as they were bred to be water retrievers, but they shouldn t hurt your dog like you are describing. What you might try instead of clipping them, is to use a file and keep them filed down every other day...

Poodles: Poodles/Bumps, toy poodle, awkward spot
toy poodle, awkward spot, age spots: Hello Angie, These bumps are just bumps that dogs get as they get older. I call them age spots. They are just small tumors and don t cause the dog any pain or any stress. If they are in an awkward spot, a vet can remove them, but they don t really need...

Poodles: Protective Toy Poodle, toy poodle, don t jump on the couch
toy poodle, don t jump on the couch, submissive position: Hello Jay, What needs to happen with this dog is that your girlfriend is going to have to make her dog stop growling and snapping at you. Since he is her protector and thinks that its his job to watch over her, the corrections will have to come from her....

Poodles: Puppy, intestinal blockages, closet shelving
intestinal blockages, closet shelving, sturdy stuff: Yes, puppies like little children make many shrill noises. What does a puppy need? A crate. It is only natural that a puppy resists its crate at first. What the puppy wants more than anything else is to be others, you, anyone else in the household,...

Poodles: my poodle, miniature poodle, brother and sisters
miniature poodle, brother and sisters, poodle: At 4 months his growth should be slowing. He may continue growing a little for a couple of more months, but hardly enough to see. Is he truly bigger, or just heavier? Your dog definitely should be narrower at the waist than the hips and chest. You should...

Poodles: poodle color, brown tints, white hairs
brown tints, white hairs, face area: Hello Michelle, First off, if you have pictures of your puppy, I would like to see them and I would be better able to tell you what color he may eventually be. A Black dog that has brown tints on the tips of the hair may turn a Silver color as it ages,...

Poodles: My poodle has a large heart...., bil jac, cup brown rice
bil jac, cup brown rice, cup spinach: Hello Marie, Though your heart is in the right place, the wet foods that are sold in grocery stores contain alot of preservitives and additives that are unhealthy for your dog. What would be better for her is if you cooked her food for her so that you know...

Poodles: why my poodle smells, sally s beauty supply, hydrogen peroxide
sally s beauty supply, hydrogen peroxide, clarifying shampoo: Hello Victoria, I know of dogs that get this way, and I am not sure what causes it. I know there are a few things that you can try that might help take care of the smell. One thing you can do is bathe your dog with the same shampoo that we use to remove...

Poodles: poodles loosing hair, tea tree oil, black poodle
tea tree oil, black poodle, van patten: Hello Roseanne, I would say that the main reason for the hair loss would be the frequent groomings. Since both dogs are loosing hair, that means that its something that both of them are exposed to. Changing the food could be stressing their bodies out and...

Poodles: puppy food, grocery store brands, puppy food
grocery store brands, puppy food, food question: Hello again, There are alot of good foods out there for puppies so you need to be smart when choosing a food for your dog. Since I am assuming that your puppy is pretty young, a Puppy food is recommended. Also, since your dog is a large breed, it would...

Poodles: Is my puppy a toy poodle or not?, male toy poodle, quality poodles
male toy poodle, quality poodles, poodle puppy: Hello Susan, Since your Poodle puppy is so young yet, he is going to have puppy hair rather than his adult coat. The puppy hair is soft and wavy, where the adult hair is more curly and course. Poodles usually get their adult coat around 9-11 months or so....

Poodles: Standard Poodle growth prediction, standard poodle, puppy mill
standard poodle, puppy mill, growth prediction: Hello Yvette, It Is kind of hard predicting how filled out a dog will be if you don t know the dogs background, and because he may have been negelected, he could be stunted. He sounds like he may be a bit smaller than an average sized Standard at 5 months,...

Poodles: Std. Poodle stressed from grooming, agility club, groomer
agility club, groomer, expirence: Hello Jean, I don t think this is normal at all. Your dog is stressing out because he doesn t want to go to the groomer and there must be a reason if he hasn t acted like this before these last two visits. I would assume that something has happened there...

Poodles: Stomach pain, low dose aspirin, cup brown rice
low dose aspirin, cup brown rice, cup spinach: Hello again, I am not a Vet so I am not familiar with these drugs, but I did look them up and found that Betamox is the same as Amoxicillin, which is a broad-spectrum semi-synthetic penicillin, bactericidal in action. Prednislone 5mg looks like it treats...

Poodles: Straight hair patch on my toy poodle., newborn puppy, hair follicle
newborn puppy, hair follicle, toy poodle: Hello Karen, The reason that your dogs hair grew back like that is because when a dog gets an injury or damages the hair follicle, when the hair grows back, it will grow back in as if the dog was a puppy. The hair grows in just like it would on a newborn...

Poodles: snorting, heart murmurs, heart murmur
heart murmurs, heart murmur, toy poodle: Hello Cindi, I don t think that what your dog has now is the same thing as the dog who died from the Heart Disease. We have dogs that do this also and have had it for along time with no problems. Now, I don t agree with your Vet that they all do this...

Poodles: socializing and training a toy poodle to to be service dog, male toy poodle, wire flooring
male toy poodle, wire flooring, leash training: I would much rather spend my time reading a long question than writing an inappropriate answer because I wasn t given information I needed. Have you talked to the vet about the possible damage to the trachea? If the vet can do nothing, you might continue...

Poodles: Toy poodle, toy poodle, lavish praise
toy poodle, lavish praise, sinch: Although I view crates as essential for when you can t watch the puppy, they learn nothing while shut in the crate. Schedules are a bad idea. You need to watch the puppy, not the clock. Taking it out when it doesn t need to go only confuses it. Letting...

Poodles: t cup poodle, submissive position, loveley
submissive position, loveley, poodle: Hello Pat, What needs to happen with this dog is that you and your husband are going to have to make your dog stop snapping at you. You need to hold your dog down in the submissive position (laying on his side with his head on the ground) and make him submit...

Poodles: is my tiny poodle pup eating enough?, male toy poodle, standard poodles
male toy poodle, standard poodles, thin side: No book or chart can say. You need to check his body condition and adjust his food as needed. Learn how at http://www.longliveyourdog.com/twoplus/RateYourDog.aspx I have more experience with standard Poodles, and I know many of them want to keep themselves...

Poodles: Could my toy poodle have brain damage?, toy poodle, belly bands
toy poodle, belly bands, neurological problem: Hello Lyeanna, She could have some kind of neurological problem going on with her. Since you probably don t know alot about her history, there could be something that happened to her that causes her to act like this. It could also be a problem that she...

Poodles: toy poodles fighting, toy poodles, poodles
toy poodles, poodles, poodle: Hello Carol, You didn t say which dog of your is the Boss Dog, but I can assume that it is probably not the older dog. You need to make the dog that is attacking the older dog submit to the older dog. To do this, you need to hold the younger dog down on...

Poodles: Urinating in crate, toy poodle puppy, pee pee
toy poodle puppy, pee pee, slicker brush: Hello Valerie, It is probably that your dog just hasn t gotten full control of her bladder yet. Dogs usually get their full bladder control at 12 weeks of age. I would put puppy pee pee pads down in her crate and give her about a week more. If she continues...

Poodles: wake up at night, tick tock clock, bladder control
tick tock clock, bladder control, ticking clock: Hello Lizbeth, One thing you can do for your young dog is to put a tick tock clock in his crate (or wherever he sleeps) with him. The sound of the ticking clock mimics the sound of his mother s beating heart, which will soothe your puppy. You may also give...

Poodles: yomiting, toy poodle, old toy
toy poodle, old toy, wooden blocks: Hello Mel, Your dog might be eating his food too fast, or might be ingesting air with his food that will cause him to vomit. Watch him eat and see if he is wolfing his food when you put it down for him and also check to see if you can hear him gulping air...

Poodles: 2 yr old toy poodles (sisters) potty training, pet messes, toy poodles
pet messes, toy poodles, raising puppies: Hello Irene, I have been raising puppies for along time and I know how flusterating it can be getting a dog to be housebroken. It can be done though so give it some time. Start by taking the dogs out to potty one at a time so that they can focus on going...

Poodles: 2yr old Standard Poodle Underweight, cup cottage cheese, large breed dogs
cup cottage cheese, large breed dogs, cup brown rice: Hello Shawna, I have a diet in mind that will help your dog gain some weight. You might also try feeding him some canned Large Breed Puppy formula dog food, and Large Breed Puppy dry food as his normal food until he fattens up a bit. Try to find a Large...

Poodles: 8 mos. old miniature poodle not yet housetrained, miniature poodle, pet stains
miniature poodle, pet stains, male dogs: Hello Fiona, The first thing that I can recommend to you is the Belly Band for Male dogs. It is a band that goes around the dogs middle and catches his urine. You can find them at http://www.bellybands.net/ You will need to feed your dog 2 separate meals...

Poodles: Breeding: Toy Poodles, having puppies, vet check
having puppies, vet check, toy poodles: Hello Schalk, Actually, whoever told you this was wrong and that information could hurt your dog. 6 months old (and even a year) is way too young for a female to be having puppies. Instead of the muscles being loose, they need to firm up in order to push...

Poodles: Doggy Breath, raw chicken wing, smoked bones
raw chicken wing, smoked bones, stomach acids: Hello Wanda, Doggie breath is a hard condition to deal with. The best thing you can do is to give your dog things to chew on that will help scrape the tartar off the teeth. Natural Smoked bones, teething toys, and dental chews (most pet stores have a wide...

Poodles: Fear Aggression/Standard Poodle, getting your dog neutered, fear aggression
getting your dog neutered, fear aggression, recue group: Hello Joe, First off, don t get rid of your dog unless you want to get rid of him. You have to be the boss of your situation, not Charlie. While getting your dog neutered is good for the dog if you don t plan to breed him, I don t think it will help your...

Poodles: gimpy left hind leg, trick knee, knee cap
Poodles: gimpy left hind leg, trick knee, knee cap, toy breeds

Poodles: Hair color change and horrible odor, poor pup, peroxide and baking soda
Poodles: Hair color change and horrible odor, poor pup, peroxide and baking soda, diabetes diet

Poodles: My poodle scratches constantly..., natural raw diet, teacup poodle
Poodles: My poodle scratches constantly..., natural raw diet, teacup poodle, infections in dogs

Poodles: tiny tea cup poodle house training, monthes, puppies
Poodles: tiny tea cup poodle house training, monthes, puppies, cats

Poodles: food, miniature poodle, toy poodle
miniature poodle, toy poodle, dogs health: Nobody can say. Your dog definitely should be narrower at the waist than the hips and chest. You should be able to easily feel the ribs, but not see them. Each dog is different. Standard recommendations are a good place to start, but each dog must have its...

Poodles: food, type of dogs, vet check
type of dogs, vet check, toy poodle: If the dog never did eat very well, and has seen the vet since the problem existed, you may be over feeding it. A vet check still won t hurt. Many dogs will snarf down more than is good for them and look for more. Others refuse to eat more than than they need....

Poodles: It this fur thing normal?, reputable pet store, mini poodle
reputable pet store, mini poodle, colored fur: Hello Hillary, First off, Welcome to the Wide World of Poodles, and congradulations on Kobe. I can tell you for almost certain that your dog wasn t dyed, but that this is his natural color. Poodles can start out one color and end up a totally different...

Poodles: gimpy left hind leg, glucosamine and chondroitin, bones and joints
glucosamine and chondroitin, bones and joints, gentle manipulation: Hello Patt, I am not a Vet so this is only my opinion, but it sounds like a nerve thing to me. She could be sleeping on her leg funny causing the blood supply to be cut off, and when she gets up its like her leg is asleep. I would suggest getting her...

Poodles: Hair color change and horrible odor, hair color change, sickening odor
hair color change, sickening odor, toy poodle: Hello Vickie, There could be a couple of reasons that your dog has such an offensive odor and is changing color. The color change can be due to her licking her fur in the area where the hair is changing color. When a dogs saliva comes into contact with...

Poodles: housetraining, mini poodle, closet shelving
mini poodle, closet shelving, wire grid: I don t use pads or clocks to housebreak a puppy. Much of housebreaking is not training the puppy, but making it easier for your puppy, you, and your carpet while its body to catches up to its instincts. At around 8 weeks when the puppy goes to its new home,...

Poodles: Knee surgergy or injections???, mini poodle, knee surgery
mini poodle, knee surgery, poodle: Hello Carol, Sorry it took so long to answer your question. I would suggest the surgery because even though its more risky and invasive, it is a long term fix, rather than the shots that he will have to continue to have to receive. I would dicuss both...

Poodles: Maltese in heat, time grandma, false heat
time grandma, false heat, house dogs: Hello Brenda, In most normal heat cycles (which comes about every 6 months or so), the female will start bleeding and between the 9th and the 11th day is when she starts her standing heat . In Standing Heat , the male will be able to get her pregnant....

Poodles: mini poodle, bil jac, cup brown rice
bil jac, cup brown rice, cup spinach: Hello Jacob, You didn t give me much information such as; He hasn t eaten since Sunday or He has never been a really good eater , so I can t give you specifics on what might be going on, but I can give you some suggestions for him. Try soaking his...

Poodles: miniature poodles, miniature poodles, waxy substance
miniature poodles, waxy substance, tempature: Hello Jake, A female is usually in Breeding heat for about 2-3 weeks. During the first 9 days or so you will see her bleed, then around the 9-11th day, she will be ready to Breed, or in her Standing Heat . She can be bred for about a week; skipping a day...

Poodles: neutering, obedience class, male dogs
obedience class, male dogs, wonderful boy: Hello Will, There is a big controversy over getting a dog neutered or not. While it can curb some behaviors such as marking, seeking out a female in heat, and some aggression issues; some people don t think it has much to do with behavior. I have 4 males...

Poodles: Poodle, grand mal seizure, epileptic seizure
grand mal seizure, epileptic seizure, toy poodle: Hello Sally, It sounds like your dog has had an epileptic seizure. Seizures can attack a dog for a number of reasons, at any time and for no apparent reason at all. They can be brought on by stress, illness, injury, and parasites can sometimes cause a dog...

Poodles: Poodle, flea bites, bad shape
flea bites, bad shape, hydroxyzine: Hello Penny, It is very likely that your dog may have allergies to something, though I couldn t tell you what. Dogs can have allergies like us, but they expirence different symptoms than we do. Therefore its harder to tell just what they are allergic to....

Poodles: Poodle with diarrhea, cup spinach, lb lamb
cup spinach, lb lamb, meat diet: Hello Harmony, You can give your dog either Kao Pectate or Pepto Bismol. You didn t say how big she is, but if she is a toy you can give 3 cc, if she is miniature size give her 5cc and if she is a standard then give her 7 cc. You can put diaper cream...

Poodles: Poodle Temper, getting your dog neutered, miniature poodle
getting your dog neutered, miniature poodle, behavorist: Hello Dylan, First off, you might consider getting your dog neutered if he isn t already. It might help some with his aggression and it may calm him down some, also it would be a good idea to get him neutered because it makes your dog more healthy and less...

Poodles: Poodles with strangers, standard poodle, post man
standard poodle, post man, spayed: Hello Anne, Socialization is very important for making a happy and friendly dog. It sounds like your girl is friendly enough, just over exzuberant. The best thing you can do with her is to have people ignore her until she will calm down and then they can...

Poodles: My poodle acts like it hurts to rub or scratch her body, bones in the leg, baby aspirin
bones in the leg, baby aspirin, benedryl: Hello again Elaine, Sorry I didn t understand your question good enough. I have more information this time. Thanks. I too think it could be her hip bothering her. A pinched nerve could cause pain around the area, which would cause her to react the...

Poodles: poodle ear plucking, bacterial and viral diseases, eye brows
bacterial and viral diseases, eye brows, diseases of the ear: Hello Camilla, Though it sounds like she is in quite a bit of pain, its actually not as painful as it seems. Its also very necessary to keep debris, dirt, pests, and bacterial and viral diseases of the ear, away from the ear. To do that, keeping the hair...

Poodles: My poodle scratches constantly..., parti poodle, laundry detergent
parti poodle, laundry detergent, new fabrics: Hello again, I looked up the Temaril-P and it looks like it is a stroid that helps control the inflammation and itching for whatever reason (no matter what is causing it). So to really help the dog, you need to find out why she is itching. You might try...

Poodles: can poodles get human head lice?, head lice, fur hair
head lice, fur hair, miniature poodle: Hello Susan, No, your dog should be ok and not at risk of getting the lice. You can bathe your dog just as a precaution, but since the lice ARE species specific, your dog should be immune. I hope this helps you some and if you have other Poodle questions...

Poodles: Re: potty training and pee pads, poodle, transition
poodle, transition: Hello Jenna, Not at all, feel free to take her outside as well, and what you can do is take her potty pad outside with her at first to see if she will go on it outside. Be consistant with the potty place, make it the same spot everytime and give her a word...

Poodles: I rescued a standard poodle and need advice, pet messes, standard poodle
pet messes, standard poodle, t rush: Hello Key and Congradulations on your newest addition to your home. When introducing your dog to a new situation, go slowly and don t rush. Bring something with your dog that has her smell on it (such as a favorite toy) so that she has something that...

Poodles: running with poodle puppy, large breed puppy food, poodle puppy
large breed puppy food, poodle puppy, large breed dogs: Hello Judy, The surface that your dog is running on would be a key factor in determining if your dog can run with you or not. If you can run on a sidewalk where he can jog in the grass, it should be ok for him, but if he has to come in contact with the concrete...

Poodles: Single Miniature Poodle Pup Litter, miniature poodle puppy, energetic puppy
miniature poodle puppy, energetic puppy, miniature poodles: Hello Dan, There should be no problems with your puppy. Though rare, actually he would have had it better in the womb because he had no competition for food or nutrition. He would have had the chance to grow unhindered by his siblings. Miniature Poodles...

Poodles: Standard poodle pup, large breed dogs, raw dog food
large breed dogs, raw dog food, standard poodle: Hello Antonella, Sounds like your puppy is growing into a handsome, loving, young adult. I ll bet he has a bit of aa wild side now and then though. Thats a Standard Poodle Pup for ya. Since it takes a large breed dog a bit longer to mature than normal,...

Poodles: skin rash, chicken pasta, skin rash
chicken pasta, skin rash, organic chicken: Dog nutrition is complex but well known. It is very difficult to formulate a complete and balanced diet yourself. she may not be getting enough of the unsaturated vegetable oils essential for healthy skin and coat. I would suggest putting her on a regular...

Poodles: Toy Poodle Sick, dry heaves, heart worm
dry heaves, heart worm, lamb meat: Hello Christy, First off, sorry for your loss, and my Condolences. Your dog could be reacting to the stress of the loss of your husband. He might be sensing the anxiety in the house and this is bothering him. Start off by giving your dog some Pepto to...

Poodles: Toy poodle housebreaking, pet messes, wal mart stores
pet messes, wal mart stores, carpet machine: Hello Rob, You are going to have to re-train your dog to potty on the pads and not the floor. To do this several steps are going to have to be taken. First off, you will need to clean your carpets where your dog has gone before, otherwise she is just...

Poodles: Toy pooldle breeding, male dogs, two dogs
male dogs, two dogs, poodles: Hello Jenny, Your female should start bleeding when she starts her heat, and 9-11 days in she should be ready to breed. A Tie can last from 5-10 minutes to up to 30 minutes or longer. When pairing two dogs for breeding, its best to put them in a smaller...

Poodles: tiny tea cup poodle house training, tea cup poodle, girl dogs
tea cup poodle, girl dogs, urine smell: Hello again Chris, I would keep her on the 3 feedings a day if you are trying to fatten her up some. Keep her in her crate and use the potty pads so that they absorb the urine and she doesn t lay in it. You can also buy pants that girl dogs wear that will...

Poodles: toy poodle, toy poodle, deliverly
toy poodle, deliverly, heat cycle: Hello Teresa, The best thing you can do if you want to know that your girl is in heat is to first shave her valva area short so that when she starts her heat cycle, and when her valva swells and she begins bleeding, you will see it. Females go into heat...

Poodles: unerweight standard poodle, hook worms, feeding a puppy
hook worms, feeding a puppy, puppy chow: If he is almost 4 months old and only weighs 13.4 pounds, I doubt he will ever reach the standard Poodle size. It is possible the worms and other problems delayed his growth and he will catch up. Check the ends of the leg bones. If they are still much knobbier...

Poodles: vegetarian diet?, vegetarian diet, high temperatures
vegetarian diet, high temperatures, family pet: I have read about it, but don t have any experience. You may read that dogs require meat, but it isn t true. Many dogs do fine on Purina and similar foods that are largely corn. You might look at it and see just how much meat it has. Otherwise, check with...

Poodles: wet dog food?, standard poodle, wet food
standard poodle, wet food, perfered: Hello BJ, Actually, I perfer it if dogs will eat dry food over wet food. With dry food, the dog has to crunch it up to eat it and this crunching action will help scrape the tartar off the teeth. This will help keep his teeth and breath more healthy. I...

Poodles: Yorkie-poo coat, poodle coat, adult coat
poodle coat, adult coat, fish oil: Hello Destiny, Due to the fact that your dog has both Poodle and Yorkie in her, she may have two different coat types. Her puppy hair will be a softer and more wavy type just because that is how puppy coat is, but her adult hair could be more curly and stiff....

Poodles: 2 yr old spayed female toy poodle has a strong odor, hydrogen peroxide, dish soap
hydrogen peroxide, dish soap, toy poodle: Hello Cynthia, If your dog is spayed, she shouldn t be able to come into heat. Some female dogs can get an odor on them that is caused by hormones. You can try washing your dog with the skunk spray remedie to see if it helps any. You use 1/4 part Water...

Poodles: My 4 baby poodles, puppy formula, toy puppy
puppy formula, toy puppy, puppy food: Hello Maricela, Its best to wait at least 8 weeks to place the puppies in new homes. Before that time, they are learning to be dogs from their mother. She will teach them manners and introduce them to things that they might not see otherwise. At 7 weeks...

Poodles: 5 month old toy poodle with blood shot eyes[-]=\\\g, blood shot eyes, toy poodle
blood shot eyes, toy poodle, visine: Hello Haley, Your dogs eyes look normal to me from the picture you sent. A dogs eyes have lots of large blood vessels in them to move blood around the eye and thats probably what you are seeing. If the whole eye turns red though, it could be due to an irritation,...

Poodles: aggresion towards puppy/ peeing on my bed, shih tzu puppy, mini poodle
shih tzu puppy, mini poodle, miniature poodle: Hello Brian, It sounds to me like your Poodle is trying to dominate the little Shih-Tzu puppy but maybe taking it a bit far. Although your dogs will need to estabolish their dominance ranking within their group, they need to understand that you are the ultimate...

Poodles: Brown poodle, standard poodle, hair follicles
standard poodle, hair follicles, chocolate brown: Hello Val, I agree that he would attract attention, that is very unique. You usually see this in dogs that have had an injury that damages the hair follicles and the hair grows back in in the color it was when the dog was a puppy. That is what I first...

Poodles: biting 10 year old poodle, miniature poodle, loyal subject
miniature poodle, loyal subject, mussel: Hello Dee, It sounds to me like your dog is in the mindset that he is the boss and that you are his loyal subject. He is being possessive of you and getting on to your husband for invading his space. You are going to have to be the one who corrects...

Poodles: breeding poodles, medium sized dogs, large breed dogs
medium sized dogs, large breed dogs, miniature poodles: Hello Michelle, Your dog should be ok breeding your male with this female. I have seen large breed dogs breed medium sized dogs and the female has puppies with little difficulty. If the male is quite large and the female small, it can be more difficult,...

Poodles: diarrhea, cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice
cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice, lb lamb: Hello Kim, Here is a recipe that I have come up with to help dogs either gain weight, treat skin and coat issues, or help with diarrhea. I am not sure what is going on in your dogs digestive tract at the moment, but if its food or fiber related, this should...

Poodles: Female Toy Poodle/App. 2 years/ Not Spayed, toy poodle, female toy
toy poodle, female toy, small dogs: You could try crating her. It is only natural that a dog resists its crate at first. What the dog wants more than anything else is to be others, you, anyone else in the household, and any other pets. In our modern society, even if we are home, other things...

Poodles: WHAT FOOD TO FEED MY POODLE, dry dog food, vet check
dry dog food, vet check, dogs food: If you know what she was eating before, very often the best thing to do is continue it. Any sudden change in diet can lead to digestive upsets. changes nee dto be made gradually over a week or more. Otherwise, any of the common brands of dry dog food should...

Poodles: Our male toy poodle wants to mate with his mother..., toy poodle, poodle
Poodles: Our male toy poodle wants to mate with his mother..., toy poodle, poodle

Poodles: Poodle Lump, toy poodle, old toy
Poodles: Poodle Lump, toy poodle, old toy, good shape

Poodles: Toy Poodle skin and hair issue, prescription shampoo, yeast infection
Poodles: Toy Poodle skin and hair issue, prescription shampoo, yeast infection, dog food

Poodles: Goopy eyes, toy poodle, runny eyes
toy poodle, runny eyes, old toy: Hello Bethany, Though Poodles tend to normally get runny/goopy eyes like you are talking about, sometimes the reason can be due to Allergies. Dogs can be allergic to many of the same things that people can be allergic to and runny eyes are a sign of that....

Poodles: Jackson - the shy red boy no more!, beautiful boy, pup
beautiful boy, pup, wanderer: Hello Patty and Jack, Wonderful to hear that he is doing so well. Sounds like he just needed the right encouragement from the right dog mother. You can e-mail me pictures and Pup-dates of Jack at MsTopkdog@yahoo.com I always love to hear how people and...

Poodles: littermate play, wrestling match, wrestling matches
wrestling match, wrestling matches, behinds: Hello Kim, Your question is a good one and I am asked that on occasion. The answer is that your girls are sharing the bond of sisters and are happily playing with the buddy they grew up with. I have 2 brothers that were littermates (and also their father...

Poodles: Mating, coco girl, whelping puppies
coco girl, whelping puppies, toy poodle: Hello Debbie, Females are usually in heat for about 2-3 weeks, though they tend to be in Standing Heat (where they are actually able to get pregnant) for about 6-10 days. When you first see blood, mark the day down and 9-11 days from that day, your female...

Poodles: Our male toy poodle wants to mate with his mother..., male toy poodle, female toy
male toy poodle, female toy, heat cycle: Hello Erick, Your male is just doing what comes naturally to him. He doesn t see his mother as the one who produced him, but only as a female in heat. He would breed her just like he would another mate that was unrelated to him. The female may realize...

Poodles: Pic of jackson, cuddler, dark silver
cuddler, dark silver, aloofness: Hey, I have had several Red litters and they do tend to be a bit on the reserved side compared to some of the other colors. Silvers tend to be more protective rather than shy, and both colors need lots of socialization to help overcome their aloofness towards...

Poodles: Pink pigment developing, shorkie, pets mart
shorkie, pets mart, pink spot: Hello Ryan, It could just be a spot where her lip isn t getting the pigmentation that it needs to stay dark like the rest of her mouth. If she is a light colored dog, such as cream or white, then her mouth may turn a liver color or lighter, or it can get...

Poodles: Poodle's emotional and overall intelligence, pilot dogs, prize possessions
pilot dogs, prize possessions, standard poodle: One of my prize possessions is a picture of me doing a blind fold walk with a black, standard Poodle as my guide. As you likely know, Poodles lack the dander that causes most dog allergies. Many people s disabilities include being allergic to dogs. Poodles...

Poodles: Poodle Lump, old dog, lumps
old dog, lumps, poodles: Hello Angie, Actually, these are harmless bumps that most poodles tend to get when they get older. There are several kinds of these bumps; round bumps visible on top of the skin, bumpy cluster bumps (outside of the skin), smooth under the skin fluid filled...

Poodles: Poodle Peeing behavior problem, poodle rescue, obedience class
poodle rescue, obedience class, natural instincts: Neutering helps many behavior problems, but is no cure all. The key to most behavior problems is approaching things using the dog s natural instincts. Dogs see all the people and dogs in the household as a pack with each having their own rank in the pack...

Poodles: Poodles skin, dead hairs, colored dogs
dead hairs, colored dogs, skin wounds: Hello Jasmine, It could be that he has some irritation at the spot he is biting at. Part the hair and look to see if where he is biting is red or sore looking. Even though Poodles don t shed for the most part, they do lose dead hair just like people. Most...

Poodles: more than one poodle, standard poodle, neutral location
standard poodle, neutral location, males and females: Hello Sara, I personally think that Poodles do better with another dog around, but that depends on your lifestyle and that of your dogs. If you are busy people that are in and out all day long, then it would be good for your dog to have a buddy to play with....

Poodles: poodle health, vaginal yeast infection, poodle health
vaginal yeast infection, poodle health, pee pee: Hello Janet, I am not sure what may be causing this, but I know that it will turn into a vicious cycle of it being red and itchy and her licking to help ease the itching and this will lead to more redness and itching. It could be a vaginal/yeast infection...

Poodles: Size of Poodle, standard poodle, toy poodle
standard poodle, toy poodle, stress levels: Hello Deborah, Actually, according to the AKC, there are only 3 sizes of Poodles; Toy (anything 10 and under at the shoulder), Miniature (anything from 11 -15 at the shoulder) and Standard (anything over 15 at the shoulder). The Toy and Miniature sizes...

Poodles: Standard Poodle puppy size, poodle puppy, standard poodle
poodle puppy, standard poodle, course time: Hello Nigel, A poodle will get its average height around 6-7 months and will get its full height at around 9-11 months of age. Your girl doesn t seem small for 10 weeks, especially since her parents were small. It can also depend on the size of her grandparents...

Poodles: Std. Poodle size, bil jac, puppy food
bil jac, puppy food, breed dogs: Hello Bob, Actually, it takes longer for larger breed dogs to mature out, even up to 2 yrs in some dogs. It would be fine to leave your male on his puppy food for another 6-9 months or so, then gradually switch him over to the Adult. Though your boy will...

Poodles: Sweet, Scared Poodle???, mini poodle, garbage cans
mini poodle, garbage cans, home plants: It really sounds like she didn t have the socialization puppies need before they are 12 weeks old. That is a very common problem and even many that call themselves reputable breeders ignorantly fail to get the puppies in their homes soon enough or do the...

Poodles: slipping feet, baby aspirin, standard poodle
baby aspirin, standard poodle, sore joints: Hello Ruth, They make doggie booties for older dogs that have trouble walking on hardwood floors. They are fairly inexpensive and really help dogs with their traction. You can find some at this website: http://www.seniorpetproducts.com/catalog/dog-shoes-c253.html?gclid=CLfWl5OFoJ8CFchn5Qod9D4KrQ...

Poodles: standard poodle, american kennel club, eye rims
american kennel club, eye rims, standard poodle: Hello Floyd, A Cream colored poodle can have either a Black nose or a liver colored nose. Your dog probably has a light liver colored nose. It is probably due to her background. It is within AKC guidelines that her nose be either Black or Liver. It won...

Poodles: standard poodle breeding, continental kennel club, american kennel club
continental kennel club, american kennel club, standard poodles: Hello Karen, The only way to get a registered litter, according to the American Kennel Club, is to breed two Fully Registered American Kennel Club dogs together and then register the litter. If you don t have full ownership or breeding rights on the male,...

Poodles: Toy Poodle Giving Birth, toy poodle, having puppies
toy poodle, having puppies, toy poodles: Hello Ji, Sorry it was a bit longer than expected to get back to you. By now your female should be done having puppies. Toy Poodles tend to have around 2-4 puppies per litter, but can have less or more depending on how many eggs were released. It isn...

Poodles: Toy Poodle skin and hair issue, male toy poodle, medicated shampoo
male toy poodle, medicated shampoo, brown patches: Hello Laurie, It could be alot of things causing your dogs skin discoloration and spots. It could be due to your dog licking his hair or skin in these areas, it could be due to allergies (as dogs can have Allergies to the same things people can be allergic...

Poodles: My toy poodle has been limping, toy poodle, would like your opinion
toy poodle, would like your opinion, poodle: Hello Flor, It may sound odd, but could your dog be doing this for attention? You didn t say how old your dog is. If she were older and doing this I might guess she was limping after she got up from laying down and her muscles were stiff or had fallen asleep....

Poodles: walking, guard hairs, warm clothes
guard hairs, warm clothes, tempature: Hello Lisa, Your dog should be fine with just a jacket or sweater. Dogs have a higher tempature than us, running at around 101.5 Something that is cold but tolerable to us is comfortable to them. Also, if you haven t shaved her down in awhile, a Poodle...

Poodles: adult toy poodle, yellow pus, toy poodle
yellow pus, toy poodle, hair follicles: Hello Kelsy, Sounds like your dog has a HotSpot on her shoulder. Hotspots can occur for many reasons. Allergies tend to be the major contributor of Hotspots, such as a dog being allergic to an ingredient in its food or being allergic to fleas. They can...

Poodles: Bichon/Poodle Mix - aggression issues, bichon poodle mix, dogs and cats
bichon poodle mix, dogs and cats, wits end: Hello Michelle, Sounds like you need to do some Dominance training with your dog so that you can estabolish that you are the BOSS of the house and not him. When he acts like this, you need to lay him down on the floor on his side with his head down and make...

Poodles: Breeding, birthing puppies, having puppies
birthing puppies, having puppies, genetic issues: Hello Diana, In general, for a male its best to wait until he is a year old or older for breeding. This way, he has a chance to mature and for him to produce a strong number of sperm. For a female, the ideal time to breed is around 2 yrs old or at least...

Poodles: color/leg lifting, white hairs, male dogs
white hairs, male dogs, sporatic: Hello Tina, As to your dogs leg lifting problem, there isn t much you can do other than to try to move him as he is peeing if he starts hitting his leg. Male dogs lift their leg when they pee to get the urine smell as high as they can to let other dogs know...

Poodles: Bichon/Poodle Mix - aggression issues
Poodles: Bichon/Poodle Mix - aggression issues

Poodles: Grooming, antibotic, hiney
antibotic, hiney, pain reliever: Hello Stephanie, It is probably a combination of the two. Shaving a dog too close near his rear can cause irritation and itching which may cause him to sit down, lick himself, whine and act like your dog is acting. Expressing the glands can also cause these...

Poodles: House Training, pet messes, miniature poodle
pet messes, miniature poodle, wal mart: Hello Patti, First off, you need to be sure that when you clean up his messes that you use a product made to clean pet messes up. Otherwise, your dog will still be able to smell those potty spots and will want to return there thinking that its ok to go there....

Poodles: Licking, carpet fiber, toy poodle
carpet fiber, toy poodle, leather couch: Why is one of the toughest questions. Carpet could be an old food spill. Somethings soak into the carpet fiber and the dog can still smell them no matter how well you clean. Is it the same few spots? Even leather is somewhat porous and may retain smells....

Poodles: miniature poodle?, miniature poodle, litter mates
miniature poodle, litter mates, leg bones: Dogs within a breed vary in size. Even litter mates may be far different. So, often Poodles turn out to be larger or smaller than expected. Do to variations of body condition, height at the shoulder is a better measure of size that weight. At 10 months,...

Poodles: Peeing in the house, mini poodle, spare bedroom
mini poodle, spare bedroom, bladders: Hello Pamela, It sounds like your girly dog likes your husband and is marking his bed as hers. She is trying to tell the other dog that this is her bed and that they should stay away from it. You need to keep the bedroom door closed so that she can t go...

Poodles: my poodle, toy poodle, laxitive
toy poodle, laxitive, bowel movement: Hello Kim, You might want to let your Vet know that she is having a hard time having a bowel movement. He can discribe a laxitive to help move everything along. If its minor, you can walk her a bit to help her, but if this goes on much longer, she can do...

Poodles: Sexual maturity in standard poodle cross springer, poodle cross, standard poodle
poodle cross, standard poodle, sexual maturity: Hello Gillian, Standard Poodles usually reach Sexual Maturity around the age of 1 1/2 years old, but most breeders won t breed until the dog is 2. This allows the rest of the body to mature and to insure that she is healthy and correct to carry puppies to...

Poodles: Silver vs. black puppy, standard poodles, dark silver
standard poodles, dark silver, poodles: Hello Theri, You didn t say if this lighter girl had any brown highlights or not. If not, then she could be a dark Silver. If she had brown highlights down her back, then she could be a Blue. Blue is lighter than black, but darker than Silver. I have...

Poodles: Spooky, 3 generations, retractable lead
3 generations, retractable lead, velveta: Hello again Jeff, Sorry for the assumptions that were wrong. I can mostly get things right from what people write, but sometimes I am wrong. Do you know much about her background? Did she interact with her owners alot or did she mainly play with the...

Poodles: Standard poodle Peeing as payback?, standard poodle, obedience classes
standard poodle, obedience classes, poops: Hello Jacki, Alot of dogs are smart enough to know when they are doing something to get back at their owners, just like a jealous child would do. I would like to say that there is something you can do, but there isn t really much you can do as far as training...

Poodles: Std. poodle cant keep herself clean!, standard poodle, urinary infection
standard poodle, urinary infection, dog pees: Hello Beth, This is kind of normal in dogs. Try having her private area shaved close so that there isn t hair matted up there. This may change the angle the urine is coming out and stop her from peeing down her leg. You might also try changing her position...

Poodles: skittish about new things, standard poodle, strange sights
standard poodle, strange sights, poodle: Hello Jane, I have found that if a dog comes from a Show breeder, they tend to be a bit aloof and sometimes aren t even used to things outside a show ring (such as being on grass, walking on a leash and collar, or being used to strange sights/sounds). ...

Poodles: teacup poodle, teacup poodle, toy poodles
teacup poodle, toy poodles, vitamins and minerals: Hello Karen, There are alot of good quality foods out there to feed your dog. I like a food that contains meat as its first ingredient and balances it with vegetables, vitamins and minerals. Since your dog is also toy sized, I would also look for a smaller...

Poodles: my toy poodle, toy poodle, vet visits
toy poodle, vet visits, regimin: Hello Brenda, I haven t had alot of expirence with Addison s disease and Poodles, but I know that the steriods that they give the dogs are steroids that their body produces naturally and without them the dog will die. Typically, the dog begins a regimin...

Poodles: toy poodle constipation, toy poodle, home remedy
toy poodle, home remedy, old toy: Constipation is uncommon in dogs and may be due to blockage by foreign material. It such a case, any laxative could cause severe problems. I wouldn t give her anything until you talk to a vet. If you have just gotten her, it could be the stress of a...

Poodles: tumors, toy poodle, poodles
toy poodle, poodles, biopsy: Hello Kay, All I can really say is that Poodles tend to get growths of those sort on them as they age. Some get hard and knobby tumors, others are larger and fluid filled. Some are smooth yet hard and others are small, flat and soft. I don t know what causes...

Poodles: vomiting, toy poodle, rv trailer
toy poodle, rv trailer, old toy: Hello Sara, Sometimes stress can cause vomiting if the dog tends to be a nervous type, and over-feeding can also cause vomiting. You can give your dog Pepto Bismol if she still is vomiting after eating. For a dog her size, I would give her 1 to 1 1/2 cc...

Poodles: white or cream? dark liver nose...not good, liver nose, dark liver
liver nose, dark liver, apricot cream: Hello Ellen, You can have a White dog that has cream ears and tints, but its not what you call a True White. True Whites are line bred to White dogs all the way back to their foundation dams or sires. A creamy White dog will have Apricot, Cream or a...

Poodles: 10 month old toy poodle, apricot toy poodle, two dogs
apricot toy poodle, two dogs, old toy: Hello Lori, I think its a good thing for your girl to have a friend, but at her young age, its Not a good thing for her to have a mate. If she were to get bred at her age, it could harm her and could compromise the puppies as well because she is too young...

Poodles: Charlie Mourns the Loss of LuLu, gig harbor wa, inoperable tumor
gig harbor wa, inoperable tumor, business route: Hello Roy, This is just a side-effect of him missing his buddy. This is common in animals when they lose a companion. You can do some of his favorite things with him or feed him his favorite food to help him, but he is just going to have to get over it...

Poodles: color standard poodle, poodle puppy, eye rims
poodle puppy, eye rims, liver nose: Hello Angie, Even though your dog has liver colored nose and eye rims, she will still be considered a Cream. Cream dogs can have liver eye rims and noses, though its more rare. You can also see liver eye rims and noses in Brown Poodles (and sometimes even...

Poodles: constipation - multipoo, anal glands, multipoo
anal glands, multipoo, stomach spasms: Hello Karen, Your dog could be constipated, or it could be that her anal glands are full and are causing pain. You might take her to her groomer or Vet to see if they can express the glands and see if that relieves her discomfort. A dog has anal glands...

Poodles: Dark skin spot on 10 lb Apricot Cockapoo, skin cells, cockapoo
skin cells, cockapoo, dark skin: Hello Shannon, It very well could be due to the shot. I have heard of shots leaving behind a dark spot on the skin of dogs that have had vaccines or other procedures. The ingredients in the shot could have burned the skin, causing the skin cells to become...

Poodles: housetraining, tile floor, computer desk
tile floor, computer desk, feeding time: That could be a challenge to your leadership. Normal housebreaking may not help it. When you are around you need to keep a close eye on the dog. Use closed doors or gates to keep it in the same room as you are, and perhaps as I do, a short chain fastened...

Poodles: Measuring height of toy poodle, toy poodle, measuring height
toy poodle, measuring height, shoulder blades: Hello Rachel, I don t have a visual aide that I can show you, but if you will lay something flat on your dogs shoulder blades (such as a Ruler) and then use a yardstick that goes down the back side of the leg, it will show you how tall your dog is. The height...

Poodles: Poodle eyesight, even toys, medical diagnosis
even toys, medical diagnosis, poor vision: Hello Pat, Just by your description alone, there is not much I can say other than that her eyes do look cloudy in her picture. As far as medical diagnosis, I can t tell you anything other than take her back to the Vet and see what they have to say. You...

Poodles: Poodle Size Registration, standard poodle, toy poodle
standard poodle, toy poodle, purebreed: Hello Elmer, Yes, you can register the litter as purebred because they are purebred Poodles, but it makes it difficult to lable them as either Toy, Miniature or Standard. If you breed a Standard to a Miniature, you don t know which puppies will have the...

Poodles: Poodle teeth, adult teeth, standard poodle
adult teeth, standard poodle, genetic fault: Hello Tamara, I would suggest going ahead and having the teeth pulled as it could be a couple of months before they will fall out on their own. As it is now, as your dog chews, he can force food up into the hole the tooth has created and can cause infection...

Poodles: poodle fatigue, mini poodle, lethargy in dogs
mini poodle, lethargy in dogs, cushing s disease: Hello Marilyn, You didn t say how old your dog is, but this isn t normally common. Most Poodles are very outgoing, with higher energy levels and they love to play. I have an 11 yr old Standard that still runs and catches Frizbees. He loves to play...

Poodles: puppy does not like being held, obedience class, natural instincts
obedience class, natural instincts, toy poodle: She must be thinking that every time you pick her up, you are going for another car ride. I would work at improving your bonding and giving her better leadership. The key to most behavior problems is approaching things using the dog s natural instincts....

Poodles: puppy losing hair, standard poodle puppies, mail addy
standard poodle puppies, mail addy, cedar shavings: Hello Kala, You might think about changing the Cedar shavings in her box. Her skin could be sensitive to the Cedar and she could be losing hair because of that. You might try just using Newspapers or even going to your local newspaper company and buying...

Poodles: recommended food for itchy 8 year old Standard, cup brown rice, cup spinach
cup brown rice, cup spinach, lb lamb: Hello Joe, For dogs with skin and coat issues, I recommend a homemade diet that I have made up. You add it to a dogs dry food and feed as their regular diet. The dry food mixture should be one that works best with your dog. If your dog seems to be sensitive...

Poodles: skin problems, paw pads, skin allergies
paw pads, skin allergies, antibotic: Hello Joyce, You might try giving your dog Benedryl tabs for his itching to see if this helps any, and you might also try Benedryl cream for his paw pads. He could be allergic to something outside in the yard or around the house. How long has he had the...

Poodles: Toy Poodle Hip injury, baby aspirin, toy poodle
baby aspirin, toy poodle, soft snow: Hello Mike, Given the description of how your dog sustained her injuries, I would think that she is just feeling sore at the moment and will just need some time to rest. If it really seems to bother her, you can give her 1/2 baby aspirin to help her. Other...

Poodles: my tiny toy poodle seems to have stomach and/or intestinal problems, raw chicken wing, tiny toy poodle
raw chicken wing, tiny toy poodle, raw food diet: Hello Tamra, Some dogs just have a sensitive stomach and it can sometimes cause intestinal upset. You can give your dog Pepto Bismol to help when she gets the diarrhea and vomits. For a dog her size, I would give her 1 cc (acutally, its around 1 cc for...

Poodles: Too young to be pregnant?, male toy poodle, female toy
male toy poodle, female toy, x rays: Well you can hope it didn t take. Unfortunately all too often these accidents result in a litter of puppies earlier than is best for the female. After a month, a vet or other experienced person can feel puppies. X-Rays or ultrasound are more reliable. ...

Poodles: 7 year old standard poodle, standard poodle, private trainer
standard poodle, private trainer, paper pieces: I think this is one of those questions where there isn t a good answer. Why dogs do stuff often is quite speculative. Some dogs are much worse than others about chewing, and few are still so bad at 7 years old. Many people would say he is poorly trained...

Poodles: bald spots poodle ; life's abundance dog food - canned for poodles;, life' abundance poodle food; poodle feeding ; nuvet poodle supplements; pet vitamins;
life' abundance poodle food; poodle feeding ; nuvet poodle supplements; pet vitamins; : dog thinning spots; canine bald spots; NuVet Plus fur re-growth; Hi Bridgette, It does take some time for the hair to regrow. You can add a few supplements to his food each day. Try the following - good for overall health, skin, coat, hips, legs and...

Poodles: Choosing a Poodle Puppy based on coat, poodle puppy, adult coat
poodle puppy, adult coat, coat quality: Hello Elmer, The length of coat on a puppy doesn t necessarily mean that the puppy is healthy or not. You will want to make sure that the coat is healthy looking (not dry and brittle) and that the skin is also healthy. (not flaky or dry looking) You won...

Poodles: Grooming and top of paws bleeding, 4 paws, infant socks
4 paws, infant socks, standard poodle: Hello again, The snow being on the ground just confirms that the bleeding would be caused by shards of ice that the dog runs over and cuts her feet on. The injury to the nose could be caused by the same thing. The fact was that the snow probably melted...

Poodles: heart rate for 2-3 yr. old female mini poodle, normal heartrate, resting heartrate
normal heartrate, resting heartrate, mini poodle: Hello Jerry, This came from a Vet Website: The normal respiratory rate for dogs is 16 to 20 breaths per minute. The normal heartrate is 70 to 160 bpm. Large dogs tend to have slower heart rates so your dog should be in the 70 to 120 bpm range. This varies...

Poodles: mini poodle, mini poodle, puppy mill
mini poodle, puppy mill, attidude: Hello Debbie, I am sorry it took so long to get back to you. I dont have regular access to a computer at the moment. Just by reading about this dog, I can t accurately tell if this is her attidude, or if this is due to the shelter. You might see if the shelter...

Poodles: What should I do when my mini poodle cying alllllll night long?, mini poodle, heating pad
mini poodle, heating pad, stuffed animal: Hello Sarah, There are a number of things you can do to help your puppy sleep through the night in his own room. The problem is that he doesn t like being alone. When he was with his brothers and sisters, he had them to sleep with. Then he gets taken away...

Poodles: Odd Behavior, toy poodle, behavior problem
toy poodle, behavior problem, hind leg: Hello Sherry, It could be due to stiffness when she first gets up. She could have a touch of arthritis and is just starting to show signs of being stiff after laying down for awhile. She could also be doing it because if a dog lays on its legs too long...

Poodles: Poodle Color, liver nose, mini poodle
liver nose, mini poodle, eye rims: Hello Elmer, With White Poodles, you can either get a True White or a White that has been bred with other colors. A True White is a White dog that has been line bred with other Whites and is the bright White that we associate with White. A White that has...

Poodles: Poodle Snapping, miniature poodle, squirt bottle
miniature poodle, squirt bottle, soda bottle: Hello Cherrelle, Yes, it sounds like your Poodle is trying to let the maltese know that he is the boss over her. You need to keep getting on to him when he goes after your female until you get it through his head that you don t want him doing that anymore....

Poodles: Poodle- shit zu mix, poodle coat, shih poo
poodle coat, shih poo, wiry hair: Hello Erin, This should happen to your dog because of the Poodle in her. Poodles are born with fluffy, wavy hair that eventually falls out giving way to curly and more wiry hair. This is the adult hair and is why the Poodles hair gets curly yet stands up....

Poodles: recognizing when "play" is not play., zoo crew, spray bottle
zoo crew, spray bottle, abby: Hello Kim, Abby and Donnie, Donnie is most likely doing this because since she is also a submissive dog, she likes getting to boss a less-submissive dog than her around. It makes her feel better so she takes every advantage. You need to let her see that...

Poodles: Sick Toy Poodle, toy poodle, rice diet
toy poodle, rice diet, squeaky toy: Hello Joni, I wouldn t think that it would be something in her airway if she is playing like she does and is panting and breathing hard. You would see her coughing and pawing at her throat if there was an obstruction there. The higher energy could be...

Poodles: Toy poodle pups, mini poodles, toy poodles
mini poodles, toy poodles, miniature poodle: Glad I could help. Wonderful that you have both parents on site. There may be some big poodles in the blood line. Who knows? I guess you will just wait and see. It s better to be a little big than much too small. The pup s health is the most important...

Poodles: toy poodle, toy poodle, supply bottles
toy poodle, supply bottles, hind legs: Hello Elaine, Sorry to hear that Martin is feeling under the weather. You mentioned that he has recently had his program tablet. This could be an issue if he has just started them, but if he has been on them for awhile I would think that they aren t the...

Poodles: My toy poodle's color faded, sally s beauty supply, beauty supply store
sally s beauty supply, beauty supply store, toy poodle: Hello Scream, I know how you feel, but I think that you aren t going to like what I have to say. It would depend on what your dog has in her background, but sounds like her color is fading because she is brown. Brown is made up from a fading gene, the...

Poodles: toy poodle pregnancy, toy poodle, pregnant dogs
toy poodle, pregnant dogs, colostrum: Hello Glenda, You didn t say if this would be your dogs first pregnancy or not. If so, she may be doing this because she isn t used to her nipples getting harder and swollen during pregnancy. You also didn t say how far along she would be if she is pregnant....

Poodles: 2 yr Toy Poodle uses the house as a bathroom, toy poodle, lavish praise
toy poodle, lavish praise, computer desk: I am a big believer in crates, but hate to see any dog left over 4-5 hours. If you can t make it back to give it a mid day break, see if a neighbor or professional dog walker can. Doggy day care is a great idea too. When you are around you need to keep...

Poodles: Have an 8 year old male Standard - bring in another?, 2 females, previous question
2 females, previous question, adoptee: I am confused and can t find you previous question. In general, it is best to avoid 2 of the same sex, but 2 males are less likely to be a problem than 2 females. With younger dogs, it is best if they are at least 6 months apart. Once past 3 years old,...

Poodles: Apricot Toy Poodle, apricot toy poodle, puppy store
apricot toy poodle, puppy store, water bowl: Hello Diana, You might contact the Pet Store that you got your puppy from and let them know that your dog is sick. They should (in my opinion) cover costs because the dog was sick a day after you brought her home. Bring the Vets paperwork with you and see...

Poodles: Closure on my poodle`s death, maltese poodle, poodle dog
maltese poodle, poodle dog, bond connection: Watch the Lion King. After my dog got loose and got killed, I was beating up on myself. Bad things happen even to competent, well motivated people. We all make mistakes. Near the end of the Lion King, the wise old ape is counseling Simba about his father...

Poodles: color of standard poodle, apricot ears, apricot cream
apricot ears, apricot cream, standard poodles: Hello Christina, Sounds to me like this puppy is going to be a light Blue color. Anytime you have a Black (from birth to about 4-5 months) or a dark Silver (from about 6 months on) colored dog with Brown highlights, you are looking at the good chance of having...

Poodles: Fence Height for Standard Poodle, chain link fence, standard poodles
chain link fence, standard poodles, fence height: Hello Caroline, They don t call Poodles Dogs with Springs in their Legs for nothing. Standard Poodles are very determined and if they want something bad enough, they will get it. I had a Black Male Std Poodle named Scout that wanted to get into my trash...

Poodles: Closure on my poodle`s death, butter fly, tennis ball
Poodles: Closure on my poodle`s death, butter fly, tennis ball, poodle

Poodles: Fence Height for Standard Poodle, standard poodle, funny part
Poodles: Fence Height for Standard Poodle, standard poodle, funny part, petsmart

Poodles: How do i know what breed my poodle is, lhasa apso, bischon
lhasa apso, bischon, bishon: Hello Leo and Karen, If your dog is Brown and White, there is a pretty good chance that it isn t a purebred Poodle or a purebred Bischon. Bischons are all white with no color marking on them and though you can sometimes get a Poodle with markings, it doesn...

Poodles: my new poodle won't eat his food, canned dog food, dry dog food
canned dog food, dry dog food, cream of chicken soup: Hello Jennifer, Your dog could just be upset from moving to a new house, but he still needs to eat. You could try swiching foods, such as Iams puppy, Eukanuba puppy, Science Diet Puppy, or Nutro Natural Choice Puppy, to see if he eats this kind of food better....

Poodles: poodle having accidents in the house, pet messes, pet accidents
pet messes, pet accidents, vet visit: Hello Gina, There are several things that could cause your dog to start peeing in the house. With medical issues being a concern, since he hasn t had very many accidents, going to the Vet is a good idea. Even though you haven t made any changes to his...

Poodles: poodle after grooming, poodle mix, antibotic
poodle mix, antibotic, would like some suggestions: Hello Gloria, Sorry the delayed response, my computer has been down. What probably happened is that you got close when you shaved around his rear end and he may be a bit sensitive in that area. Even though its been a couple of days, you might look back...

Poodles: my poodle was vomiting and now has diarrhea, dry dog foods, mini poodle
dry dog foods, mini poodle, eye rims: Hello Pamela, You might try giving him Pepto Bismol for his stomach to see if that helps with his diarrhea and vomiting. For a dog his size, you should use 1 cc per 10 lbs of weight. If your dog is 35 lbs you would use 3.5-4 cc s. You can try feed him...

Poodles: poodles, standard poodle, poodles
standard poodle, poodles, poodle: Hello Paula, I don t know which kennel she went to, but I suggested that she type Moyen Poodle into her search engine and find a breeder in her area. Moyen sized Poodles are in-between a Miniature and a Standard sized dog. I will see if I can contact this...

Poodles: rear leg legaments, mini poodle, cruciate ligament
mini poodle, cruciate ligament, vet check: Hello Sharon, The ligament you are talking about is called the cruciate ligament and is located around the dogs knee. Sometimes in puppies this ligament doesn t grow properly and needs to be stretched out by working it. Walking the dog in sand or letting...

Poodles: I got a runner!!, standard poodle, great dog
standard poodle, great dog, old dog: Hello C, Unfortunately there is no real way to train a dog to stay with you off a leash when there are distractions around him. On the plus side though, there are ways to help keep him near when he is outside with you and he slips his lead or gets away from...

Poodles: Size of a poodle, american kennel club, poodle cross
american kennel club, poodle cross, miniature poodle: Hello Iliana, According to your Poodles size at the present, he looks like he could be a Toy Poodle. The AKC ((American Kennel Club) says that a Toy Poodle is any Poodle under 10 and under at the shoulder. They tend to be around 4-10 lbs at full weight....

Poodles: Standard poodle color change, dramatic color change, color genes
dramatic color change, color genes, standard poodle: Hello Mary, There is no need for concern about this dogs color. The Silver Beige, Cafe Au Lait, Blue, and Silver dogs all share the same gene and can therefore range from darker to lighter variations of these colors. Blue Poodle also have ties with Brown...

Poodles: Standard poodle colouring, obedience dogs, apricot cream
obedience dogs, apricot cream, standard poodle: Hello Eric, Whoever told you that a color in a dog makes them less smart is alot dumber than the dog they were talking about. Though the different colors tend to have their own personalities, Poodles are very intelligent; being number 1 in Trainability and...

Poodles: our standard Poodle is sick???, acid reflex, pepto bismol
acid reflex, pepto bismol, standard poodle: Hello Thomas, It could be Acid Reflex, but its more like something upsetting her stomach somehow. I haven t heard of anything that sounds like this, but you might try giving her some Pepto Bismol (1 cc for every 7 lbs) to see if this helps any. You might...

Poodles: standard who won't do stairs, outdoor stairs, two stairs
outdoor stairs, two stairs, basement stairs: Hello Leslie, I know just how you feel on that one. I have 2 brother Poodles out of the same litter and both of them were scared of my basement stairs, yet they will go down the outside steps to go potty. I kept working and working with both of them and...

Poodles: toy poodle weight, toy poodle, puppy dog
toy poodle, puppy dog, exotic meats: Hello again, As long as the dog food you feed your dog contains wholesome and healthy ingredients your puppy should do ok on it. When I recommend a food brand I tell people to look for an ingredient list that isn t too long, because you don t want alot of...

Poodles: 12yr old licking anus all the time, anal glands, blood in the stool
anal glands, blood in the stool, bowels: Hello Andree, Before you start thinking cancer in your dog, you might take your dog to the Vet to have her anal glands expressed. Sometimes the anal sacs located on either side of the anus get impacted and this causes them to itch. The dog will lick them...

Poodles: 3mo old behavioral issues, mini poodle, miniature poodle
mini poodle, miniature poodle, puppy owner: Hello Cherie, If Chance is health and eating fine, he should be alright and will grow according to the way his body was made. At 12 weeks old, you should be feeding him around 1/2-3/4 cup of food twice a day, give or take, and per your Vets orders. Amounts...

Poodles: age of the poodle, standard poodle, lifestyle health
standard poodle, lifestyle health, poodle: Hello Christine, The life of a dog depends on their size, lifestyle, health, and activity levels, among other things. On average, a smaller Poodle such as a Toy can live as long as 17+ years, a Miniature has around 13+ years and a Standard Poodle has around...

Poodles: breeding, stud dogs, toy poodle
stud dogs, toy poodle, valva: Hello Ineshia, Your girl should be able to be safely bred until she is around 7-8 yrs old as long as she is healthy. You will know she is in heat when you first see blood around her valva. When you first see the blood, mark it down on your calendar and...

Poodles: breeding, chihauhau, close proximity
chihauhau, close proximity, there some kind: Hello Danielle, You didn t say whether you were within close proximity to these people or not, but if you are then taking your male over to her female would be fine. You might let them meet outside the house before getting them together if they have never...

Poodles: breeding/bad habits, apricot toy poodle, toy poodles
apricot toy poodle, toy poodles, prepaired: Hello Margaret, In most cases, while I will give people advice I don t usually tell them what to do or what not to do, but in your case I beg you to NOT breed your female at such a young age. It is recommended that you wait until your dog is at least 1 1/2...

Poodles: Feeding, toy poodle, sensible choice
toy poodle, sensible choice, quality food: Hello Mimi, I would give her 2 small meals a day of about 1/4-1/2 cup per feeding. By breaking her feedings into smaller portions, she won t be as hungry at her one feeding and will get better nutritional value out of her feedings. You might also want to...

Poodles: poodle pedigree, poodle club of america, bar organizations
Poodles: poodle pedigree, poodle club of america, bar organizations, akc

Poodles: Toy Poodle Puppy Training Treats, doberman mix, foster puppies
Poodles: Toy Poodle Puppy Training Treats, doberman mix, foster puppies, boxer mix

Poodles: housebreaking, standard poodle, pee accident
standard poodle, pee accident, bad habit: Hello Nancy, One thing that can help you some is to try taking her out 5 minutes after you take her out the first time. Put her in a crate or small area so she doesn t go on the floor, wait 5 minutes and take her out again. If she goes, praise her and give...

Poodles: MINI POODLE BODY ODOR, bad body odor, hydrogen peroxide
bad body odor, hydrogen peroxide, mini poodle: Hello Sara, Some dogs just tend to have a bad smell due to excessive oils released through the skin. This can be caused by genetics, or by the type of food that you use with him. If you use a dog food with fish oils or other oils for the skin and coat,...

Poodles: mini toy poddle, toy poddle, size litter
toy poddle, size litter, would like more information: Hello Vanessa, Well, that depends on how many eggs were dropped and how many were fertilized during breeding, but the average size litter for a small toy is between 1-3 puppies. Whether its their first litter or not doesn t have alot to do with how many...

Poodles: Night time potty training, petsmart stores, obedience classes
petsmart stores, obedience classes, toy poodle: Hello Donna, There are a couple of things that you might try with your dog to help him make it through the night. He is old enough that he should be able to hold it all night, but for some reason has trained his bladder to go throughout the night. Try...

Poodles: More about nutrition and dietary problems, standard poodles, toy poodles
standard poodles, toy poodles, food diets: Hello again Michele, I did some reading about the Wellness brand and though I have never tried it with my boys, I know of people who swear by it. According to more than one site, its the best food out there. I think it would be a very healthy choice for...

Poodles: Potty Training, long periods of time, bladder infection
long periods of time, bladder infection, bladder control: Hello Tabbatha, It sounds like your dog may have a bladder infection or even something wrong with the nerves near his bladder. Normally a puppy doesn t get his bladder control until he is around 12 weeks of age, but they can still be trained to go out at...

Poodles: Pregnant Poodle?, soft coated wheaton terrier, soft coated wheaton
soft coated wheaton terrier, soft coated wheaton, miniature poodle: Hello Jill, If it was just one breeding, there is a small chance your dog might not be pregnant. On the other hand, sometimes it only takes once. On the chance she is pregnant, she would be due 63 days after the breeding. Also, an ultrasound can t be done...

Poodles: poodle, miniature poodle, sweet eyes
miniature poodle, sweet eyes, pain medicine: Hello Christi, My Condolences on your loss of Fifi. As a Dog parent who has expirenced this before, I know how you are feeling. Its as if you have lost one of your children. I also know that as a dog parent, that when it was my dogs time to go, he let...

Poodles: poodle pedigree, poodle club of america, miniature poodles
poodle club of america, miniature poodles, miniature poodle: Hello Pamela, I was wondering if the spelling on Rochembeau is correct. I did find a Rochambeau Miniature Poodles. Here is their website and information on how to contact them. http://home.earthlink.net/~rochambeaumins/id4.html e-mail: rochambeaumins@comcast.net...

Poodles: Standard Poodle diet question, puppy & adult, standard poodles, standard poodle
standard poodles, standard poodle, female puppy: Hello Michele, While I find that commercal diets contain most of the nutritional benefits that most dogs need, and are foods that I feed my own dogs (I use Iams Lamb and Rice), I like to push holistic and organic homemade foods whenever possible. Therefore...

Poodles: Standard Poodle Girls Picking Show/Breeding dog, standard poodle, two dogs
standard poodle, two dogs, facebook: Hey again Joanne, Sorry it took so long to get back to you, as I was at the Dog Show all weekend. I sent you an e-mail with my picks of your girls, and some pictures of my Silver boy, Riot, whom I put in a Show Clip today after seeing the dogs at the show....

Poodles: Strong bad odor., sally s beauty supply, hydrogen peroxide
sally s beauty supply, hydrogen peroxide, dish soap: Hello Peter, It could be a number of things that is causing this. It could be oils in her skin that leave a bad smell on her body, or it could be something she gives off when active or excited (kind of like when people sweat) Whatever the cause, it can...

Poodles: skiddish poodle, golden doodle, standard poodle
golden doodle, standard poodle, obedience class: Hello Shelly, The best thing you can do for him is to let him settle into your routine first. Try to show him how things go in your household, ie eating times, potty times, when to play and when to sit and snuggle. You can also let him know who is boss in...

Poodles: standard poodle, standard poodle, fire hydrant
standard poodle, fire hydrant, bil jac: Hello Demaris, With most dogs, size isn t determined by sibilings, but by his genes and his enviroment. His brothers and sisters can all be big and if he got the gene for being smaller, then he won t be as big as they are. Also, the amount of food he eats...

Poodles: Toy Poodle Puppy Training Treats, toy poodle puppy, small breed puppies
toy poodle puppy, small breed puppies, bil jac: Hello Ashton, The thing I like to use best with dogs and puppies is hot dog slices. You can microwave them to dry them out some and to help perserve them, and they store great in a zip-loc bag. Bil-Jac makes a liver-type snack that is soft and formed and...

Poodles: toy poodle hair cut, poodle hair, toy poodle
poodle hair, toy poodle, neutered: Hello again Ivana, Yes, I would say that they cut him a little bit short, but left his head too poofy. That is why he looks funny is because he has this short cut body but this fluffy head. If they had rounded his head more and shaped it, he would have looked...

Poodles: Whimpering poodle, apparent reason, poodle
apparent reason, poodle, vet: Hello Melissa, I would go ahead and take her to the Vet to rule out anything abnormal that might be contributing to this, but I don t really think that this is caused by something medical. It sounds to me like she could be treating this toy as her baby...

Poodles: My Yorkie-Poo, yorkie poo, puppy food
yorkie poo, puppy food, science diet: Hello Dyamond, It is early for her to be away from her mother, but at 4 weeks she should be getting teeth in and most females will be ready to stop them from nursing anyway. You will want to use some kind of puppy food, such as Iams Puppy, Science Diet...

Poodles: bowel movements, tiny toy poodle, fish meat
tiny toy poodle, fish meat, bowel movements: Hello Renee, Normally a dog will have around 2 bowel movements a day depending on the food they are eating. A higher quality food should produce smaller stools less frequently. Lower quality foods tend to contain fillers that will produce more bowel movements...

Poodles: competition clipping Standard Poodles, knox unflavored gelatin, omega 3 and 6 fatty acids
knox unflavored gelatin, omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, professional groomer: Hello Nancy, Its nice to finally meet another Groomer here. I sometimes answer questions from people who have attempted to groom their own dogs (but are far from being a Groomer ) and need advice, but its nice to actually talk to another Professional Groomer....

Poodles: first time mom, first time mom, sick puppy
first time mom, sick puppy, wolf packs: Hello Joyce, As gross and un-natural as this sounds, yes they would. The reason behind this is because there is something wrong with the puppy, and to get rid of it, some mothers will eat the puppy. Some will just abandon the puppy and let it die on its...

Poodles: gagging, toy poodle, little dogs
toy poodle, little dogs, poodle: Hello Vicki, It could be a couple of things. Watch her eat and see if she is eating fast. If she is gulping her food this could make her gag, and also watch to see if she inhales air when she eats as this can also cause gagging. Also, is she eating a...

Poodles: Parti poodle's color fading, raw food diet, standard parti poodle
raw food diet, standard parti poodle, raw diet: Hello Bonnie, Since the Brown color is linked to a fading gene, there is a good chance that your female will lighten as she ages. Certain colors such as Red, Silver, Brown, Apricot, Cafe Au Latte, etc have a fading gene attatched that causes the colors to...

Poodles: Poodle Epilespy, dogs having seizures, dibetic
dogs having seizures, dibetic, epilespy: Hello Anna, Actually, I have also heard that its normal for Poodles to have seizures from both breeders and Vets. I wouldn t consider seizures to be normal for any being, human or animal, but I guess its not uncommon for Poodles to have seizures (for no...

Poodles: Potty Training, hello mary ann, pet messes
hello mary ann, pet messes, girl dogs: Hello Mary Ann, First off, when you take her outside to potty, give her about 5 minutes then bring her in and put her in her crate, then take her back out for another 5 minutes and continue until she is totally done. You can also use Potty pads inside to...

Poodles: poodle mating, male toy poodle, cardboard box
male toy poodle, cardboard box, dixie cup: Hello Carol, The best resolution to this problem is to get something for your male to stand on so that he can reach the female (such as a long cardboard box). You might have to help position the female in front of the box so that the male is able to reach...

Poodles: poodle puppy colors, poodle puppy, color genetics
poodle puppy, color genetics, litter mates: Hello Stephanie, Even though what I know about Color genetics wouldn t fill a teaspoon, since I don t know the color genetics of your dogs or the dogs in their backgrounds, I can only guess as to what you may have. I do know that even the experts in color...

Poodles: puppy colors, silver puppies, cream bitch
silver puppies, cream bitch, colored females: Hello Karen, Most Silver puppies will start to get their color around 8 weeks or so, though I have seen the starting of the Silver color as early as 5 weeks near the base of the coat, near the skin. When you see Brown in the coat, it usually means that...

Poodles: Standard Poodle, denosyl side effects, shark cartilage
denosyl side effects, shark cartilage, standard poodle: Hello Randi, I have looked all over the web and have found no side effects (other than vomiting) that is related to Denosyl. It did say to be sure you give it on an empty stomach and to be sure to dispose of broken pills, but other than that, there are no...

Poodles: skin tanning in dogs/poodles, heat exaustion, sweat glands
heat exaustion, sweat glands, colored dogs: Hello Christie, The skin will sometimes lighten in the summer to help keep the skin from burning. In the winter months it will go back to pink. If it doesn t do this, the lighter skinned dogs can get a sunburn just like we can. Actually dogs don t have...

Poodles: how to tell if my poodle is pregnant? color of pups?, apricot poodle, apricot cream
apricot poodle, apricot cream, standard poodle: Hello Gemia, If she is pregnant, she will be expecting around her 63 day after the breeding. Your dog very well could be pregnant if she is being needy like this, especially if this is her first litter. You can give her some extra food if she wants some,...

Poodles: my toy poodle, mild seizure, toy poodle
mild seizure, toy poodle, s yard: Hello Glenda, Sorry I didn t get to your question sooner, it wasn t sent to my e-mail. Your dog could have a tick, or it could be something worse such as a mild Seizure. Can you think of anything that could have caused this? Did your dog maybe get into...

Poodles: toy poodle 6lbs, bristle brush, slicker brush
bristle brush, slicker brush, cocker poo: Hello Jami, Since she is a lighter colored dog, her skin is most likely to be more sensitive to being brushed or trimmed. You might consider using a Pin brush rather than a slicker brush as the pins are thicker on a pin brush, and you might also look for...

Poodles: toy poodle cocking her leg when urinating, minature poodle, toy poodle
minature poodle, toy poodle, male dogs: Hello Candy, I have mostly male Poodles, and my mother has the females, but she does have several females that cock their leg when they pee. I am not really sure why they do this (though I have heard of other people who s female dogs do this also, so its...

Poodles: Breeding, standard poodle, aggressiveness
standard poodle, aggressiveness, muzzle: Hello Candy, Your female should be ready around 9 days after you first see blood. That is when she will come into Standing Heat and will be the most receptive. You then breed her every other day until the male becomes un-interested (usually after 4-5 days...

Poodles: Breeding my Toy Poodle, male toy poodle, toy poodles
male toy poodle, toy poodles, female toy: Hello Adian, Sorry it took so long to get back to you. Though I don t know of any female poodles in your area, you might think about putting an Ad in your local paper, or even on Craigslist (in the pet section). It lets you list your city and state, that...

Poodles: A difficult poodle..., obedience class, obedience classes
obedience class, obedience classes, natural instincts: The first step is getting him neutered. It should help with some of those behaviors. Then do obedience training. The key to most behavior problems is approaching things using the dog s natural instincts. Dogs see all the people and dogs in the household...

Poodles: My fat poodle, miniature poodle, cats and dogs
miniature poodle, cats and dogs, groomer: Good for your groomer. She is on to the only answer to your questions. Dogs vary so much, I can t say how much he should weigh or you should be feeding him. What I can say is is less than now. I think the first thing is to devise a way of keeping him out...

Poodles: graying puppy, shy behavior, obedience classes
shy behavior, obedience classes, yellowpages: Hello Kim, Actually this is due to poor color breeding rather than the dogs enviroment. It is caused when a breeder adds White to the Red or Apricot rather than breeding Red to Red or Apricot to Red or Black. White (and even Apricot) contains a fading gene...

Poodles: House breaking and understanding NO, toy poodle puppy, housebreaking puppies
toy poodle puppy, housebreaking puppies, paper towels: Hello Arra, Congradulations on your new puppy. As to the housebreaking, puppies that young don t get the sensation that they need to pee until they are about 12 weeks old. Until that time, when they have to pee they just squat and go with no urge or...

Poodles: HYPER PERSONALITY, obedience dogs, gene pool
obedience dogs, gene pool, temperment: Hello again Jeanette, You could say that its a brown thing because this was the temperment of the first few browns that they used when they started the breeding program for browns. As there got to be more and more of them, they tended to keep that goofy,...

Poodles: help, special k cereal, dry dog food
special k cereal, dry dog food, food mixers: Hello Bobbie, You might try mixing some special K cereal with some chicken meat and see if he will eat that. You can use cooked chicken, a prepaired dog food with chicken in it, or you can use Chicken baby food. Mixing it with Special K or Total cereal...

Poodles: I have the same issues that Kaitlyn has with her poodle., frequent seizures, look in her eyes
frequent seizures, look in her eyes, poodle: Hello Geneva, While there is nothing you can do physically to help your dog when she is having a seizure, you can talk to her and just your being with her can help also. Also, write down the date and time she has a seizure and how long they last. This...

Poodles: minature poodle 3yrs /biteing, minature poodle, something on your hand
minature poodle, something on your hand, obedience class: Hello Mike, Sorry it took so long to get back to you. Anytime a dog bites anyone, whether its a child or an adult, its a serious offence and needs to be dealt with. If your dog is biting you then he thinks he is the Alpha and that you need to listen to...

Poodles: Poodle Color, toy poodle, silver markings
toy poodle, silver markings, brown tint: Hello Amy, Your dog could be blue, but I am leaning more toward Silver. Silver dogs can come from White or Silver background. Usually around 8 weeks of age, a Silver puppy will start to get white or silver markings around the face, feet and tail. They...

Poodles: Poodles on the Farm?, std poodles, obedience class
std poodles, obedience class, hunting dogs: Hello Lindsay, If you get your Poodle at a young age and socailize and train it; so that it knows what is allowed and what isnt, then your dog should do great on the farm setting. You need to let him/her know that you are boss and then show them that they...

Poodles: poodle behavior, miniture poodle, going time
miniture poodle, going time, eariler: Hello Jennifer, Your dog is trying to tell you that he thinks he is boss and if he can scare you by growling at you, then he has won. You need to really get on to him when he does this. Hold his head down and make him submit to you. If he tries to bite...

Poodles: my poodle princess, eye rims, toy poodle
eye rims, toy poodle, zues: Hello Tanya, I have to start off by saying that its REALLY unadvisable to breed brother to sister, because it can cause severe faults if either of your dogs has any problems that could be passed on to the puppies. When you breed brother to sister, and there...

Poodles: poodle sick, fecal test, x rays
fecal test, x rays, reglan: Hello, I would take your dog to another Vet to get a different diagnosis to see what they have to say. Sorry I can t help you further with this. If you have other questions for me, please feel free to ask. Thanks for using AllExperts.com, Ki...

Poodles: standard poodle maturity date, standard poodles, standard poodle
standard poodles, standard poodle, maturity date: Hello Kim, Well....I would like to say that your kids will mellow out soon and become the perfect house pets, but these ARE young Standard Poodles and though the breed can be somewhat laid back they are also a working breed and therefore can tend to be...

Poodles: Toy Poodle Already accepting another male ., toy poodle, poodle
toy poodle, poodle, short time: Hello Tamara, Even though she is accepting the male early, she shouldn t be in standing heat yet. The male can breed her, but she probably won t have dropped any eggs yet. You need to wait until about 9 days after you first see blood, and that should be...

Poodles: toy poodle and irish setter cohabitation, toy poodle, irish setters
toy poodle, irish setters, loyality: Hello Patricia, From getting to know some Irish Setters that have come to the shop, most tend to rev up when they are outside or hunting, but can be more tame in the house. I would think that this dog should get along nicely with your Poodle. I would introduce...

Poodles: 10 week old Min Poodle pup - lump, fatty tissue, hernia
fatty tissue, hernia, intestine: Hello Jill, Yes, it sounds like an unbicial hernia to me. Does it push back in when you gently push on it? If so, its just a fatty tissue hernia. If it is hard to push in and is getting bigger, you may need to see your Vet and have him sew the area shut....

Poodles: dog vomiting, internal parasites, bonie
internal parasites, bonie, dog food: Hello Alyssa, Sometimes when a dogs tummy doesn t feel right, they eat grass to help settle their stomach and the grass will make them vomit. Its not serious unless they continue to do this for more than a day or so. You might check your dogs yard to...

Poodles: Fading, maltese poodle mix, insider info
maltese poodle mix, insider info, hair breakage: Hello Miranda, I wish I could tell you that your dog will stay that bright Red color that she is now, but its very likely that she will fade. Even if the Reds in her background were all bred Red to Red, since she is a Maltese mix, the White in the Maltese...

Poodles: Fading
Poodles: Fading

Poodles: litters, miniature poodle, litters
miniature poodle, litters, poodle: Hello Jerry, On average a Miniature Poodle will have around 4-6 puppies, but they can sometimes have more or less due to how many eggs are released. Genetics can play a part in how many puppies the female has. If you know how many the mother of this dog...

Poodles: Multiple Behaviour problems, submissive urination, lavish praise
submissive urination, lavish praise, behaviour problems: Getting her to pee outside may be the easiest part. Take it out on leash. Walk around. They can only walk and hold it so long. When it finally has to go, lavish praise on it. Watch for signs when she needs to go out. It needs to go out the first thing...

Poodles: miniture poodle pregnacy, miniture poodle, toy poodle
miniture poodle, toy poodle, stomac: Hello Sonia, There is no way to tell how many puppies are present unless you do an ultrasound from your Vet. The puppies should be born around her 63rd day and the puppies should be born head first, but sometimes they can be breech (backwards) and this is...

Poodles: poodle question, poodle puppy, female dogs
poodle puppy, female dogs, stuffed animal: Hello Kimberly, Your puppy and your son should do alright as long as you instruct your son on how to act and behave around a new puppy. As long as the child is gentle with the puppy, the puppy should be alright with your child. Most puppies enjoy children...

Poodles: potty training a 4 yr old poodle, belly band, chewie
belly band, chewie, poodle: Hello Craig, You might try scrubing the crate out good before putting him in it. Dogs like to return to their smells they have done before. Be sure to keep food out of the crate during the time he is in it (don t feed him while he is in the crate) and that...

Poodles: Standard Poodle - Liver Disease Addisons, standard poodle, addisons
standard poodle, addisons, liver disease: Hello Randi, Actually, we did have a dog that was diagnosed with Addisons disease, but he was treated with medication and lived to a ripe old age. It can be passed from dog to dog through genes, so if you have a dog that has it or has it in its background,...

Poodles: sick poodle, internal parasite, loose stools
internal parasite, loose stools, toy poodle: Hello Jenny, Sorry it took so long to get back to you. It has been a very busy week. It could be anything that is making your dog sick. He could have eaten something that didn t agree with him, such as finding something in his yard, eating something...

Poodles: Toy Poodle hiding underneath furniture and behind other things as well., toy poodle, obedience class
toy poodle, obedience class, old toy: Hello CF, You might take him to another Vet just to see what their opinion is on Charlies situation is and it might help put your mind at ease also. You might try to get him to be more active to help him with his issues. Maybe take him for a long walk...

Poodles: Toy poodle colour, red toy poodle, red standard poodles
red toy poodle, red standard poodles, apricot poodle: Hello Lea, I have been either raising Red Standard Poodles or dealing with friends who have bred Red Standards for around 10 years or so and they have never had eye problems before. I have seen the White poodles get the tear stains around the eyes and sometimes...

Poodles: Toy poodle housebreaking, pet messes, toy poodle
pet messes, toy poodle, toy poodles: Hello Tammy, First off, when you are getting ready for bed, pull up any water or food for your Poodle about 2 hours before she goes to bed. Be sure to take her outside just before she goes to bed and also make sure that you give her some exercise about an...

Poodles: urinating while sleeping, standard poodle, kennel cough
standard poodle, kennel cough, steriods: Hello Dee, Sorry it took so long to get back to you. It could be that her bladder isn t totally back to normal yet and that she needs a little more time. Steroids can affect bladder performance, and she needs time for the steroids to leech out of her system....

Poodles: ?, miniature poodle, litters
miniature poodle, litters, poodle: Hello Kathy, I wouldn t say that a larger litter vs a smaller litter is more healthy, but with a smaller litter, the puppies can eat better and don t have to compete for food etc. as much as in a larger litter. Its a bit harder on the female for her to have...

Poodles: 3months old poodle, chewies, poodle
chewies, poodle, messes: Hello Amber, I know we all love our dogs and want to make them feel like part of the family, but when you leave the house the best place for your dog is in a crate or small pen. Its not only so that they won t pee or poo on the floor or chew things up, but...

Poodles: accidents by a potty trained dog:, toy poodle, play pen
toy poodle, play pen, hardwood floor: Hello Isabella, You didn t say whether chloe is free fed or eats on a schedule. This will make a big difference because if you know when she is eating, you will have a better idea of when she needs to go potty. If she is free fed, try and see when she...

Poodles: accidents from a potty trained dog:, obedience class, living room rug
obedience class, living room rug, natural instincts: I would go back to the beginning when you originally trained her. Watch her carefully and direct her to the pee pads when she shows sign of need to go. Also try to learn he schedule. It could also be be a status challenge. The key to most behavior...

Poodles: age that poodles go into heat, fatal infections, lavish praise
fatal infections, lavish praise, harms way: The age varies. Seldom before 7 months, but most often before a year, but after a year isn t too unusual. The second and third weeks are when the most risk of accidental breeding is. Don t take this lightly. She will do anything to get loose and get to a...

Poodles: Bad cut lead to scabs, toy poodle, cottage cheese
toy poodle, cottage cheese, scabs: Hello Krista, Sorry to hear about what happened to your dog. Sadly some groomers are far from pro. Your dog may still be a bit tramuatized by what happened and just wants your reassurance that everything is ok. Let him know that its alright, but don...

Poodles: Breeding Guide?, poodle breeder, standard poodle
poodle breeder, standard poodle, vet hospital: Hello again and congradulations on your 3 newest family members. It is totally ok for her to be away from the puppies for short times during the day. As long as the puppies are comfortable and warm (which is why they cuddled up near each other) it is...

Poodles: Brings Poop Back to Bed, coprophagia in dogs, toy poodles
coprophagia in dogs, toy poodles, eating poop: Hello Mary, There are several things that I can suggest to you to help with this problem. I have read some about the ForBid or Distaste (another additive to help prevent coprophagia in dogs) but haven t seen anything about the long-term issues with it. ...

Poodles: buying a puppy, poodle puppy, standard poodles
poodle puppy, standard poodles, buying a puppy: Hello There, Sorry it took so long to get back to you. This is my County Fair week and I am very busy. When looking for a good puppy, you want a puppy with a good attitude first. Go for that puppy that comes right up to you and isn t shy. You also want...

Poodles: color change, poodle puppy, red reflection
poodle puppy, red reflection, standard poodle: Hello Tracey, I doubt that she will change color a whole lot, but she might get a brownish/Redish tinge on the ends of her hair that will shine in the sun. I had a Black boy out of a Black male and an Apricot female that had the redish/brownish tints in...

Poodles: neutered toy poodle, hydrogen peroxide, toy poodles
hydrogen peroxide, toy poodles, toy poodle: Hello Ivana, If you need to clean the wound, you can use water and some Hydrogen Peroxide to gently clean the wound when it gets dirty. You can also put triple antibotic on it to help with the healing process or Benedryl cream to help with the itching. ...

Poodles: POODLE TAIL, standard poodle, chocolate brown
standard poodle, chocolate brown, rich chocolate: Hello again, I would say that his tail probably hasn t been docked judging by what you say. There isn t really an average length, but show people tend to like it a bit on the long side so they can make the tail puff full and round. As a person who has had...

Poodles: Poodle walking sidways after hair cut, toy poodle, razor burn
toy poodle, razor burn, bikini area: Hello Karen, Your dog is reacting to his rear end being shaved. Its pretty typical of a dogs first haircut when their rear is shaved. The area feels weird without any hair there and even if you see no visible nics on him, he could have a mild razor burn...

Poodles: Poodles Fur, hair follicles, skin injury
hair follicles, skin injury, private areas: Hello Maureen, It could be a number of things causing your dog to change color in one spot like this. It could be an age spot (like the age spots you sometimes see on elderly people). I have seen dogs get spots like this as they age, but its uncommon. It...

Poodles: My poodle is a picky eater, miniature poodle, pickiest eater
miniature poodle, pickiest eater, little chicken: Hello Bethany, Sorry it took so long getting back to you. This is my Fair week for my County and I work out there for one of the participants. I am crazy busy this week but will be back to answering questions on 8/2/1010 Your dog is just being typical of...

Poodles: question, toy poodle, fatal infections
toy poodle, fatal infections, spayed: Most dogs it is anytime from about 7 months until into the first year. 8-9 months may be the most common. Since smaller dogs mature faster than larger ones, a Toy Poodle could be on the early side. The second and third weeks are when the most risk of...

Poodles: The right food, pet food nutrition, nutrition myths
pet food nutrition, nutrition myths, slow transition: There are many strong opinions about food, but very little hard data on how healthy dogs are on different diets. Nearly everything you will find on the internet at best is based on speculation about the ingredients with no scientific testing to back it. ...

Poodles: Thirst and excessive licking, pepper juice, toy poodle
pepper juice, toy poodle, hot pepper: Hello Ella, It could be just a phase she is going through and will stop in a little while, or it could be something like an allergy that may be triggering this. Try to distract her when she does this by giving her a toy or a chewie to take her attention...

Poodles: toy poodle, toy poodle, histimine
toy poodle, histimine, red dogs: Hello Sayra, It could just be something she got in her eye that irritated it, or it could be something that she is allergic to that is causing her eye to swell and be red. Dogs can get allergies just like we can, though it tends to affect their eyes and...

Poodles: toy poodle drinking his pee!, toy poodle, pee
toy poodle, pee, poodle: Hello Lauire, He probably isn t as much drinking his pee as he is smelling it. Dogs uring contains scents that let other dogs know how dominate a dog is and he may just be smelling to make sure that his pee has a strong scent. You might say his name when...

Poodles: 16 year old poodle, pee pee, doggie diapers
pee pee, doggie diapers, soft blankets: Hello Detra, What you have to determine with your dog is; What is her quality of life now? Is she still healthy enough to go on, is she in any pain, and does she look like she is able to comfortably continue living? If she is well enough to continue living,...

Poodles: 7 lbs yorkier, lavish praise, computer desk
lavish praise, computer desk, yorkie: I wouldn t suggest mats. Try ti identify when he needs to go out. Get your umbrella. Take it out on leash. Walk around. They can only walk and hold it so long. When it finally has to go, lavish praise on it and go in. When you are around you need...

Poodles: Addisons, bladder stones, dog food, etc, calcium oxalate stones, bladder stones
calcium oxalate stones, bladder stones, standard poodle: During my findings, almost everyone suggested Hills formula dog foods because the formulas are specifically developed for dogs with stomach issues such as Stones, Ulcers, weak digestion, etc. I did find a website that has recipes for homemade dog foods...

Poodles: Breeding my toy poodle, toy poodle, science diet
toy poodle, science diet, sensible choice: Hello Nita, Your girl should be ok for breeding if she is in good health now and is kept in good health during her pregnancy. You can do this by supplementing her food with a vitamin rich food and maybe even adding some canned food to her diet. Some good...

Poodles: Buying a new poodle, miniature poodle, submissiveness
miniature poodle, submissiveness, home depot: Hello again, Glad I could help you with the advice so far. As to the semi-aggressiveness, this needs to be stopped right now and no waiting. You need to show this dog that you are his boss and that he has to submit to you no matter what. To do this,...

Poodles: breeding female toy and male miniature, miniature poodles, toy poodles
miniature poodles, toy poodles, toy poodle: Hello Serge, While your dog should be ok with this breeding, its best to stick to breeding Toy Poodle to Toy Poodle and Miniature to Miniature. Otherwise what happens is that you have large Toy Poodles or Small Miniature Poodles rather than the correct size...

Poodles: Do I have to clip my poodle?, standard poodles, million and one things
standard poodles, million and one things, million and one: Hello Jill, Grooming the Poodle for the most part is more for show than for anything. Alot of people groom their Poodles because they want them to take on the typical Poodle look, so they groom them like they have seen them groomed for centuries. Other...

Poodles: duration of heats, miniature poodle, bloody discharge
miniature poodle, bloody discharge, fatal infections: The bloody discharge lasts 2-3 weeks. Her fertile period a little longer. It may be a month until the swelling of vulva and nipples goes down, and another month before most vets will spay her. Talk to yours and plan to have it done as soon as you can. ...

Poodles: eating, cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice
cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice, cup spinach: Hello Celia, You are actually doing what most people would suggest you do. That is find a food that your dog will eat and stick with it. Use whatever food he will eat best, use some chicken broth and cut up pieces of grilled chicken to add to his food....

Poodles: Addisons, bladder stones, dog food, etc, dog bladder stones, diet change
Poodles: Addisons, bladder stones, dog food, etc, dog bladder stones, diet change, google

Poodles: Haircut/face, poodle, haircut
Poodles: Haircut/face, poodle, haircut, dogs

Poodles: standard poodle - tacking stomach, stomach bloat, poodle puppy
Poodles: standard poodle - tacking stomach, stomach bloat, poodle puppy, standard poodle

Poodles: Haircut/face, labra doodle, fur hair
labra doodle, fur hair, water spaniel: Hello Tina, With Poodles, you can leave the face long or shave it short. Its personal perference. Short faces don t hinder a dog any as they don t use their whiskers such as a cat would, long faces look neat on a Poodle to me. Some people say that having...

Poodles: housebreaking, juvenile renal disease, standard poodle
juvenile renal disease, standard poodle, reputable breeder: Hello Tammie, Sorry for the loss of your 2 yr old. No matter whether you have had them for 2 months, 2 years or 10 years, they are still family and it still hurts to lose one. As to housebreaking them, first be sure to housebreak them one at a time,...

Poodles: Irritated poodle skin - white spots only, parti poodle, food alergy
parti poodle, food alergy, diagnosis problems: Hello Donna, One thing that you didn t mention is how much your dog is outside. It could be that if he spends alot of time outside, that his white skin could be sensitive to the sun. The black skin would be resistant to sunburn, but not the white parts....

Poodles: loose stools and standard poodle puppies, standard poodle puppies, cup cottage cheese
standard poodle puppies, cup cottage cheese, cup brown rice: Hello Joan, There are several things you can do to help your dog have firmer stools. The number one thing you might try is adding some fiber to his food to firm him up some. See if there are any fruits or vegetables that he will eat. You can try Carrots,...

Poodles: Matted poodle, hair follicles, thick mat
hair follicles, thick mat, bald spots: Hello Delton, Typical Poodle, Doesn t like feet or legs messed with. No, your not the only one with a picky Poodle. Without seeing the dog, I can only guesstimate that the hair will grow back or not. It depends on the hair follicles and whether they...

Poodles: POODLE, excess calcium, cows milk
excess calcium, cows milk, digestive upsets: You can give a dog cows milk, but it is better if you don t. It contains lactose which dogs can t digest very well. It can cause digestive upsets. It is also high in calcium, and excess calcium isn t good for growing puppies joints. Modern dog foods...

Poodles: Poodle pup's first grooming, standard poodle, razorburn
standard poodle, razorburn, groomer: Hello Jane, Actually, back when we were breeding, we would shave the puppies faces at around 4-5 weeks of age because otherwise, you have these puppies with very fuzzy faces. Sometimes Show dog handlers will shave their puppies at a young age to cause their...

Poodles: Poodle self-grooming, toy poodle, learned behavior
toy poodle, learned behavior, yoa: Hello Scott, I have actually seen other dogs grooming themselves like this before. I don t know if it has anything to do with dogs licking themsselves in general, or just a different way of grooming, but its not uncommon. I hope this helps you some....

Poodles: potty training, closet shelving, closing doors
closet shelving, closing doors, wire grid: You can use the same techniques on older dogs as young puppies. Biggest difference is the longer time after eating or drinking before they are ready to relieve themselves. If a dog has been living where it could keep its living space clean, it should quickly...

Poodles: Standard Poodle anxiety, standard poodle, chaotic situations
standard poodle, chaotic situations, magic word: Hello Diane, This is not a safe situation for your dog. She could wander where she isn t suppose to and get hurt or worse. What you might try is using the word Treats or Cookies (start off in the house) and have her come to you, then give her a really...

Poodles: Standard Poodle Cuts on Yorkipoo, standard poodle, poodle cuts
standard poodle, poodle cuts, yorkiepoo: Hello James, Even though you say that your dog has more of the Poodle in him than the Yorkie, his hair is more straight than a Poodles is. This can be an issue for grooming the hair like a Poodle because it won t have the body and curl that makes a Poodles...

Poodles: standard poodle - tacking stomach, standard poodles, std poodles
standard poodles, std poodles, standard poodle: Hello George, Though Standard Poodles tend to be one of the breeds that are prone to Bloat, most live their lives fine without preventive measures. It more depends on the size, activity level, and genetic history of your dog as to whether tacking of his...

Poodles: Tiny Toy, teacup poodle, toy poodles
teacup poodle, toy poodles, physical shape: Hello Luisa, Your first pair should be able to be bred and the female should be able to have the puppies with no problem, as long as she is healthy and in good physical shape. If they are tiny, they could have around 2-3 puppies, give or take. If you...

Poodles: My Toy Poodle Maggie, hot water bottle, toy poodle
hot water bottle, toy poodle, tail hair: Hello Laci, If your dog is losing hair from her tail, its best to find out why first. She could have a hot spot and be chewing the tail hair, or it could be a bacteria or fungus. Having the tail cropped at this age would require the dog to be put under...

Poodles: Toy poodle with potential ear infection, violet solution, toy poodle
violet solution, toy poodle, yeast infection: Hello Michael, In my personal opinion, yoru best bet would be to take the dog to the Vet just to rule out anything large that you can t handle yourself, and then to try a home remedy. The yellow crusty stuff sounds like a yeast infection to me. You can...

Poodles: toy poodles, toy poodle, toy poodles
toy poodle, toy poodles, average lifespan: Hello Jessica, The average lifespan of a Toy Poodle can range from 12-15 years or more. It does depend on care of the dog, enviroment, and even genetics can play a part on how long a dog will live. I have seen small dogs die at an early age and larger...

Poodles: Warts, wart remover, miniature poodle
wart remover, miniature poodle, freeze away wart remover: Hello Adelle, You might give it a try as freezing numbs the nerves causing the pain to stop. You might call your Vet first to see if he recommends this as well as he knows your dog better than I do. If you have other questions for me, please feel free...

Poodles: 2year old male poodle want to stud, miniature poodle, toy poodle
miniature poodle, toy poodle, male dogs: Hello Jean, Yes, you have a lovely boy there. As far as mating is concerned, the male will be interested in the female only when she is in Standing Heat or the phase of her heat cycle when she will stand and present herself to the male. Its about 2...

Poodles: Feeding Schedule for a Standard Poodle, std poodles, little chunks
std poodles, little chunks, standard poodle: Hello again, This sounds fine for him and the fact that he is doing Agility will help keep his weight to a good normal. He will probably even gain some nice muscle mass. As for moving up the time that he eats, try doing it slowly to give his body a...

Poodles: hair loss, toy poodle puppy, laundry soaps
toy poodle puppy, laundry soaps, white hairs: Hello Bryony, It very well could be that your dog has some kind of allergy to something in his enviroment. You might talk to your Vet and see if he/she thinks this could be a possiblity, and if so, mention giving your dog Benedryl for a week or so to see...

Poodles: Minature Poodle walks sideways, dogs anal glands, petsmart groomers
dogs anal glands, petsmart groomers, minature poodle: Hello Edith, Sounds like your dogs Anal Glands are full or could possibly be impacted and they need to be emptied. Your Groomer should be able to do this when the dog gets bathed. The anal glands are located on either side of her tail, near her anus....

Poodles: mating, health brochures, miniature poodle
health brochures, miniature poodle, recessive traits: There is no more risk to her than any other pregnancy. No pregnancy is without risk, and the smaller the dog, the riskier. As for the puppies. Inbreeding brings out recessive traits, often problematic. The puppies may or may not have problems. I do...

Poodles: mini poodle has hair problem, mini poodle, vet trips
mini poodle, vet trips, hair follicles: Hello Gillian, As to the skin problem, it could be a number of things from allergies to reaction to medication or just hot spots. Your customer should see if there is anything new around her house that her dog could be exposed to that might cause this, has...

Poodles: Neutering my Toy Poodle, toy poodle puppy, male toy poodle
toy poodle puppy, male toy poodle, aggressive behaviors: Hello Darlene, Most Vets won t neuter a puppy until they are around 6 months old or you can take them to an animal shelter that will usually do it around 12 weeks. I like to neuter early (maybe around 4 months) so that they don t get the hormones to start...

Poodles: i need help to treat my dog ear infection, gentian violet solution, gentian violet solution 1
gentian violet solution, gentian violet solution 1, health food stores: Hello Monserrat, The best stuff I have found is a solution that many Poodle experts suggest for cleaning the ears out. I use this recipe with my own dogs and it works great. This particular recipe came from Keisha C. that is also an expert on this site....

Poodles: Old poodle need urgent advice, toy poodle, stomach problems
toy poodle, stomach problems, rainy weather: Hello William, It sounds like Qian may be headed down hill. You need to get some Water or liquid in her first and foremost, then see if you can get her to eat some boiled chicken. If she won t drink water, try some of the water from the boiled chicken (cooled...

Poodles: Poodle peaches - wet my trousers!!, apricot toy poodle, wetting accidents
apricot toy poodle, wetting accidents, full bladder: Hello Susan, It could have been a couple of things. She could have sat in something that got her wet before you started petting her, or it could have been a full bladder and she just leaked a little. Especially if she has been drinking alot of water,...

Poodles: My poodle puppy, poodle puppy, separation anxiety
poodle puppy, separation anxiety, food bowl: If at all possible, I like to see dogs trained to go outside. If he was able to do so while with your friend, that could be part of the problem. The best solution would be to return to letting him go outside. Dogs never like to eliminate when they are shut...

Poodles: Separation Anxiety Barking, separation anxiety, short periods
separation anxiety, short periods, poodles: Hello Juile, I would keep her away from the other dogs right now at this point. Her barking or whining could cause them to also whine and you don t want that. A couple things you can do for her is to provide her with things that have your scent on them...

Poodles: Skin Rash
Hello Perla, You might try using some Benedryl cream on his rash. If its allergy related, the cream will help with the itching and if its not allergy related, it will still help keep the spot from itching. You may also check him for fleas because even...

Poodles: Standard Poodle - aggressive towards young dogs, standard poodle, submissive position
standard poodle, submissive position, pack leader: Hello Barbara, Getting your dog neutered now is a good idea as the older he gets the more testostrone he will produce. This increased hormorne can lead to a dog thinking its dominate, which can also lead to increased aggression. You need to start dominating...

Poodles: skin pimples, sweet rosie o, chopped liver
sweet rosie o, chopped liver, skin growths: Hello Dian, Your worries about the pimples are in vain because skin growths like you described are common in Poodles. Some people have them removed by a Vet, but they tend to grow back. They are usually benign and don t cause harm. Sometimes they do pop...

Poodles: standard poodle size, standard poodle, face of an angel
standard poodle, face of an angel, withers: Hello Cindy, Oh My Gosh......Isn t that the face of an Angel. She looks so Sweet and Precious. I think she is growing about average for a dog her age. I would guesstimate that she will be around 24 inches at her full height, and around 55 lbs. Of...

Poodles: standard poodles sore paw, standard poodles, probaby
standard poodles, probaby, poodles: Hello Lisa, There are ligaments and bone around the toe that can get stretched or bruised and that can cause pain until the body heals itself. Your dog probaby stressed something and is just a bit sore. I would limit her running for a few days to give her...

Poodles: Toy Poodle not feeling good, baby asprin, baby aspirin
baby asprin, baby aspirin, toy poodle: Don t give him Tylenol or other modern OTC pain killers. They could kill him. You can give aspirin, buffered is better. Be very careful, the dose is 5 mg per pound,so you may have to break up even a baby aspirin. The best thing is to take him to the...

Poodles: toy poodle pregnant and temp, toy poodle, degree rule
toy poodle, degree rule, waxy substance: Hello Alfredo, The 98 degree rule applys in general, but sometimes that doesn t work. Most Poodles go for 63 days on average. I would just check her periodocally, especially during the night because she will probably have them then. Keep checking...

Poodles: 10 year old mini poodle with many moles, mini poodle, skin warts
mini poodle, skin warts, cuts and scrapes: Hi Priscilla, I would love to help you and your Poodle. For the Moles, let s get some Natural Colloidal Silver on the areas. It s not a drug and can be used on pets, people and even babies. You can use this daily for at least 30 days or more. It s great...

Poodles: 11 yr. old female Standard Poodle - CJ, cuddle time, standard poodle
cuddle time, standard poodle, acting this way: Hello Patsy, If you think that your dogs sight might be going a bit and that is why she is acting this way towards you, try coming up with words that let her know what you want her to do. Such as if you want her to play ball with you, tell her Ball Time...

Poodles: Best Breeding location, mini poodle, genetic fault
mini poodle, genetic fault, unwanted dogs: Hello Jill, First off, If you don t know the answers to these questions, then you probably shouldn t be breeding your dog. I don t say that to be mean or anything, but with the number of unwanted dogs around, if you don t know what you are doing, then why...

Poodles: Cockapoo, miniature poodle, large dog crate
miniature poodle, large dog crate, separation anxiety: Hello Sarah, This is due to separation anxiety and sometimes boredom that they will dig up the carpet and destroy things like this. I have a Miniature Poodle that did the same thing when I would leave her alone in the house. She would chew the cords on...

Poodles: Dog/Puppy Food, canine puppy, mini poodle
canine puppy, mini poodle, puppy food: Hello Rick, In my opinion it is best to keep the dog on the food that she came with as its what she is used to. I do understand that that brand may be a bit harder to find and that it is a more expensive food, so you may need to change her food because of...

Poodles: Dry poodle hair, sally s beauty supply, poodle hair
sally s beauty supply, poodle hair, salmon oil: Hello again Barb, I don t know your dogs diet restrictions (if he has any at all), but I thought I would add this diet that I made up for dogs with dry, damaged or thin coats. You can either feed this diet straight or mix it in with your dogs dry food. ...

Poodles: dominant miniature poodle!, miniature poodle, fish tank
miniature poodle, fish tank, little devil: Hello Chantal, Your Chiko is adorable and that which you described can fit most cute little Poodles. Sweet, but with a onery side. The best way to deal with this is to let your dog know who is boss (which isn t him) and to let him know where he fits in...

Poodles: Cockapoo, little baby, dogs
Poodles: Cockapoo, little baby, dogs, brain

Poodles: Walking, baby steps, puppy
Poodles: Walking, baby steps, puppy

Poodles: fur discoloration and stains; orange paws ;, rusty poodle; poodle fur; poodle coat'
rusty poodle; poodle fur; poodle coat': That discoloration is from being wet. Dogs with white hair around the mouth will get the orange color from the mouth being wet (drooling, drinking) Excessive licking the paws will turn them orange or rust in color: Hi Ashley, This discoloration can be...

Poodles: jack, addisions, addisons in dogs
addisions, addisons in dogs, check ups: Hello Jeff, I have never owned a dog that had Addison s Disease, but I have had several friends that have had dogs that have had Addison s disease and have still lived active and full lives. The key thing with an Addison s dog is regular check-ups with your...

Poodles: Min Poodle, electric clippers, anal glands
electric clippers, anal glands, miniature poodle: Hello Bev, This is due to skin irritation from the clippers. You can help this problem by clipping the tail first so that the clippers don t get too hot and burn the dog, by using a longer blade (if you are using a #15, then try using a #10 blade instead),...

Poodles: mini poodle color, silver puppies, mini poodle
silver puppies, mini poodle, colored dogs: Hello again Siri, For the condition of Coprophagy, there are several things you can try to help stop your dog from eating his own feces. Pinapple is one suggestion, but you can also try Spinach, Garlic, Pumpkin or Pickles. I have also heard of putting...

Poodles: Precious Yorki Poo Coat, sally s beauty supply, yorki poo
sally s beauty supply, yorki poo, mane and tail: Hello Raven, There are a few things you can do for your dog to help his coat grow in fuller and thicker than it is now. The first thing you can try is to not bathe him as often as you are doing. Frequent bathing strips the oils out of the coat, causing...

Poodles: Pricing of Standards, american kennel club, poodle puppies
american kennel club, poodle puppies, standard poodle: Hello D, There is most likely a price for Poodle puppies that would fit every pocket book out there. Professional Breeders tend to charge more because their dogs are higher quality, their lines are pure and can be traced back for generations (so you know...

Poodles: Getting a puppy for my son., poodle puppies, miniature poodle
poodle puppies, miniature poodle, getting a puppy: Hello Nikki, I think getting a dog for a young child is a great idea as long as the child and the puppy are properly supervised and that the child is taught how to handle a puppy the right way. You need to be sure that your child realizes that this puppy...

Poodles: Standard Poodle puppy to adult food;, poodle puppy, standard poodle
poodle puppy, standard poodle, adult food: Hi Denis, That depends on the dog. Talk to your Vet about this. See if your boy is on Target for his weight. I like to switch them over at 10-14 months of age. There is no set rule- YOU will get many opinions on this subject. So, my advice is to...

Poodles: My Standard poodles teeth, adult teeth, standard poodle
adult teeth, standard poodle, baby teeth: Hello Margie, These most likely aren t teeth coming in, but rather teeth that were there already and haven t come out yet. The adult teeth have come in behind the baby teeth. You should contact your Vet to have these baby teeth removed. You can try to...

Poodles: signs of ready to deliver, delivering puppies, toy poodles
delivering puppies, toy poodles, toy poodle: Hello Maria, Your dog should deliver around 63 days after her first breeding. You should see a waxy substance on her nipples a few days before deliverly and if you take her temperature, it will go from her normal 101.5 down to 98.0 When it drops to this...

Poodles: Toy Poodle-She is Sick & Don't know what to do, stomach worms, gas and bloating
stomach worms, gas and bloating, toy poodle: Hello Tom, Sorry on the delay getting back to you. If your dog is still getting sick today, you should take her to a Vet. This sounds like some kind of stomach issue, but without seeing your dog, I can t tell you what is going on. It could be anything...

Poodles: my toy poodle is pregnant, toy poodle, poodle
toy poodle, poodle, due date: Hello B, Most dogs will deliver around 63 days, but they can sometimes go longer if they need to. Dogs in the wild can withhold deliverly if they feel threatened or aren t able to find proper shelter to have their babies in. Your female may just not be...

Poodles: Walking, little pup, pitched voice
little pup, pitched voice, squeak: Hello Lisa, Sounds like a little of both. When walking her, you might try to encourage her to walk by using a toy she likes or a treat. Also encourage her with a higher pitched voice. Try saying Come On Piper! Theres a good girl! Squeak the toy for...

Poodles: Gray vs. Silver Standard Poodles, silver standard poodles, pewter gray
silver standard poodles, pewter gray, e mail: Hello Amy, From all I have heard about Gray vs Silver Poodles, Gray just tends to be a shade of Silver rather than a color by itself. Silver Poodles are born Black and fade to anything from a Pewter Gray (which is very dark) to a Platinum (which is almost...

Poodles: hyper 10 month old male, rally obedience, standard poodle
rally obedience, standard poodle, obedience class: Hello David, You are going to have to show your Poodle that you are boss rather than him being the dominate dog. Your male is trying to initate play from your female, and also trying to assert himself as boss over her. You didn t say if your male is intact...

Poodles: Male Standard-- growling, professional dog trainer, cesar milan
professional dog trainer, cesar milan, veterinary nurse: Hello June, As you may well know, this CANNOT be allowed to continue to happen or it will just get worse. You need to dominate your dog and let him know that YOU are his boss, NOT him. Not just you need to do this, but all members in your household. He...

Poodles: miniature poodle pups, parti poodle, miniature poodle
parti poodle, miniature poodle, junk filter: Please send me photos of these dogs and I will take a look at them. MsTopkdog@yahoo.com Breeding could lead to them not having as curly hair as they should, but you should also know that Poodles don t get their curly hair until around 9 months of age. Until...

Poodles: poodle continuing to vomit, miniature poodle, plain yogurt
miniature poodle, plain yogurt, cottage cheese: Hello Tonya, I have been looking around my search engine, but nothing conclusive is coming up about GastroEnteritis in dogs much except that it is a very general term for stomach upset and should resolve itself within a couple of days or so. In the meantime,...

Poodles: Could my Shih Tsu have brain damage, shih tsu, puppy mill
shih tsu, puppy mill, abusive situation: Hello Denise, I will try to help you as best as possible. Your dog could have had some traumatic brain injury when he was at the other facility before you got him that could be causing this. On the good side of things, Dogs that have issues (such as blindness,...

Poodles: 1st heat syptoms, standard poodle, brownish color
standard poodle, brownish color, poodle: Hello Bobbi, If you are home with her all the time, you can take her out every 2-3 hours, then increase the time she holds it until she is where you want her. Take her to the same place everytime so she recognizes the smell and will want to return there....

Poodles: blood in male poodle ejaculate, standard poodle, blood vessel
standard poodle, blood vessel, poodle: Hello David, I would assume that as long as its just in the ejaculate, and not coming out in the urine or dripping out of the penis, that its just a torn blood vessel. You might contact your Vet for conformation on this, but as long as its just a small amount...

Poodles: coloring, color genetics, those dogs
color genetics, those dogs, compaired: Hello Janyce, Your dog is most likely a light Apricot or Cream. Colors have gotten so mixed up compaired to the True White (which is Solid White, going back and line breeding White to White) and True Black (same as White, with no other color bred in, just...

Poodles: Non-stop panting, anexity, toy poodle
anexity, toy poodle, allergy season: Hello Axy, The only thing that I can think of would be some kind of anexity to something. She could be anxious when you get ready to leave the house, or if she thinks she is going to have to be put in a kennel or pen. You mentioned when she gets ready for...

Poodles: older poodle makes dry hacking sound/cough, congestive heart failure, robitussin dm
congestive heart failure, robitussin dm, human grade ingredients: Hello Jana, This is not normal for a dog to do. It sounds to me like your dog has Congestive Heart Failure, which means he has fluid around his heart, causing him to cough. That would be because of the enlarged heart. With a larger heart, the heart works...

Poodles: Part-standard Poodle behavior concern, halloween yard decorations, standard poodle
halloween yard decorations, standard poodle, puppy shots: Hello Miranda, First off, GoldenDoodles are great dogs, very intelligent and with a very loving personality. Congratulations on miss Molly. Sounds like you are doing mostly right by her and she sounds like a typical Golden/Poodle for the most part. **but...

Poodles: Picky Eater, toy poodle, dogs food
toy poodle, dogs food, little angel: You may have to endure even more hunger. Many dogs will wolf down more than is good for them and look for more. Others refuse to eat more than than they need. Evaluate the dog as illustrated in this link, http://www.longliveyourdog.com/twoplus/Rů You may...

Poodles: Is my poodle going to have babies, female dog in heat, toy poodle
female dog in heat, toy poodle, bloody discharge: Hello Jaish, The best time to breed a female dog in heat is about 9 days after you see blood around her vulva. Sometimes you may not always see the blood, but unless the dog is keeping themselves really clean, you should notice some bloody discharge, either...

Poodles: Poodle color change, standard poodle breeder, toy poodle
standard poodle breeder, toy poodle, silver toy: Hello Nicole, This website is from a Standard Poodle Breeder who specializes in Silver Poodles. Silver poodles are a very beautiful color, too. There are different shades to silver poodles some are a little darker than other silver poodles. The...

Poodles: poodles fighting nonstop helllppp, submissive position, two dogs
submissive position, two dogs, finished basement: Sorry it took so long to get back to you. Hello Danielle, You need to first find out which dog between the two sisters are the most dominate. After you do this, you need to hold the other sister down and dominate her, and have her sister dominate her...

Poodles: they started getting hurt, dogs fight, tough girls
dogs fight, tough girls, one of the girls: Hello again Danielle, Thank you for taking my response seriously and I am sorry it didn t work out for your 2 girls. You never said how old these girls are, but if they are older than 1 yr old, they may never grow out of this. They are both trying to be...

Poodles: Toy Poodle, toy poodle, wrong decision
toy poodle, wrong decision, private area: She might take a bit of $$ for you to put into her at first, but once you get her fixed up and she spends some time with you I think you and her will develop a good bond. You have to decide though if putting the time and money into this dog is worth it to...

Poodles: understanding an adopted poodle, toy poodle, tibetan spaniel
toy poodle, tibetan spaniel, boston terrier: Hello Judy, It sounds to me like Annie sees your husband as the dominate member of the household, but you not as much. Your husband can pick her up, and do stuff with her, but not you because she has accepted him as dominate. You are going to have to dominate...

Poodles: Auto immune disease in the miniature poodle, auto immune disease, miniature poodles
auto immune disease, miniature poodles, miniature poodle: Hello again, I would think that AutoImmune Disease would be wide-spread throughout the American and German lines of Poodles. Probably more so here in the states because of careless and knowledge-lacking breeders flooding the market with their lines. That...

Poodles: deafness in a white toy poodle puppie, toy poodles, toy poodle
toy poodles, toy poodle, deaf dogs: Hello again, Deafness in any line of Poodles is NOT common. I am still not understanding about this puppy. Are the breeders telling you that its a newborn and its ears are still closed, therefore its deaf right now, or are they telling you that this puppy...

Poodles: deafness in a white toy poodle puppie, poodle puppy, poodle dog
Poodles: deafness in a white toy poodle puppie, poodle puppy, poodle dog, learning sign language

Poodles: Poodle.....Small poodles, dogs lifespan, typical lifespan
dogs lifespan, typical lifespan, human grade ingredients: Hello Marilyn, It is really hard to tell how old a dog will live in this day and age. 20 years ago, you would see dogs living to a ripe old age, but with chemicals in our water, growth hormones in the food, and the many enviromental factors our pets are...

Poodles: My Poodle Smells terrible, hydrogen peroxide, dish soap
hydrogen peroxide, dish soap, miniature poodle: Hello Penny, There are a couple of things you can do to help get the smell off your dog. The first treatment you can use is the remedy used for skunk smell. You will want to make just enough to do the dog, because you can t store this mix in a closed container....

Poodles: pregnant toy poodle, toy poodle, female toy
toy poodle, female toy, internal organs: Hello Jessalynn, Congradulations on your expected litter of puppies. You shouldn t be able to see anything move yet, or feel puppies for another 10 days. You can usually feel/see puppies around day 45. You are most likely feeling the internal organs right...

Poodles: How to get rid of mats in my poodle's hair, slicker brush, standard poodle
slicker brush, standard poodle, hair breakage: Hello Micaela, I like any of the Resco Combs for Straight hair. Here is the one I use and love: http://www.amazon.com/Resco-Combination-length-Medium-spacing/dp/B0006ICB1W/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1323405234&sr=8-3 but you can check out their total line...

Poodles: Standard poodle puppy, poodle puppy, standard poodle
poodle puppy, standard poodle, poodles: Hello Kim, A puppy continues growing until they are around 1 yr old. Your puppy is only 4 months old, so he should continue to grow for at least a few more months. I would guess that he will be around 25 -26 and possibly 60 lbs or so. Std Poodles can...

Poodles: My toy poodle pregnancy, nasal aspirator, puppy pen
nasal aspirator, puppy pen, toy poodles: Hello Charmaine, It sounds like your girl is very close to birthing. You should also see a milky white fluid coming out of her nipples, and she should be looking for a nest area to have the puppies in. Here are some instructions I send with most expecting...

Poodles: should i let my toy poodle have puppys?, unwanted puppies, toy poodle
unwanted puppies, toy poodle, correct bone: Hello Jeannie, There is alot of things to consider before deciding if your dog should have puppies or not. The first thing to consider is if she is a good canidate to have puppies. Some of the things you listed wouldn t necessarily be passed on to the puppies,...

Poodles: Toy Puddle Cough, Grass eater, congestive heart failure, congestive heart failure in dogs
congestive heart failure, congestive heart failure in dogs, human grade ingredients: Hello Ingrid, Sounds to me like your dog could have the beginnings of Congestive Heart Failure. CHF when the heart muscle becomes weakened due to a number of factors including getting older. The weakened heart doesn t pump as efficently as when it used...

Poodles: 3 y.o. male poodle lifting leg on owner but not peeing, toy poodle, old toy
toy poodle, old toy, poodle: Hello Emma, I have had dogs try to mark me by lifting the leg and actually peeing on me, but have never heard of a pseudo-mark with no urine. Maybe he wants to think he is dominate so bad, that he will go through the actions of marking you without any urine...

Poodles: 9 year old toy poodle, hydrogen peroxide, dish soap
hydrogen peroxide, dish soap, dry shampoo: Hello Tana, Congrats on your newest member of your family. Both the odor she is giving off and her vomiting could very well be contributed to the stress of her coming to live with you, and not being comfortable with her new surroundings yet. It wouldn...

Poodles: Blood in my Miniature Poodles Urine, miniature poodle, kidney stones
miniature poodle, kidney stones, last heat: Hello Rose, It could be an oncoming heat, but if it continues and she doesn t have a heat cycle, you might think about contacting your Vet. The first thing you might look at is if the urine is tinted pink or if there is red blood in the urine. If the urine...

Poodles: when to breed a toy poodle, genetic health problems, toy poodle
genetic health problems, toy poodle, vet check: Hello Paulo, At 10 months, your dog hasn t had a chance to mature yet and has no business being bred right now. It is in the dogs best interest to wait until your dog is at least 2 yrs old before breeding her. Otherwise you risk damage to her reproductive...

Poodles: female poodle genitals swollen; signs of heat or season;, nuvet, vitamin supplement
nuvet, vitamin supplement, poodle: Hi James, Sounds like your poodle is going Into Heat; She has all the symptoms: Don t worry, it s normal: Here is a very good site with photos: http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/breedingheat.htm BEST wishes - You may want to have her spayed, if you don...

Poodles: gagging and wheezing, hot tin roof, bitter apple spray
hot tin roof, bitter apple spray, cat on a hot tin roof: Hello Sue, The Benedryl would be a good idea to start Simone on. We also have a Std Poodle that sniffs and makes a noise like she is trying to clear her throat from time to time and I think that its due to allergens in the house. Benedryl has helped her...

Poodles: What kind of brush should I use for my poodle puppy, poodle puppy, sally s beauty supply
poodle puppy, sally s beauty supply, soft slicker: Hello Sarah, The best kind of brush for your Poodle would be a gentle slicker brush (made for puppies or kittens) and a comb. You can also use a Pin brush with tips on the pins to reduce hair breakage. Here is a picture of a Pin brush with tips on the pins:...

Poodles: Pooping in the house, toy poodle, old toy
toy poodle, old toy, feeding time: Have you have changed anything, type of food, feeding time, hours left alone, etc.? If so, you may want to look at how the change may have affected him. Otherwise 11 isn t old for smaller dogs. I would have the vet give him a good checkup. Do you make...

Poodles: poodles, e mail address, american kennel club
e mail address, american kennel club, breed numbers: Hello Chante, I have searched all over and couldn t find the statistics that you were asking about. However, I know that that information exists, and you can most likely find it at the American Kennel Club website. Their site is http://www.akc.org You...

Poodles: service dogs for people with breathing problems, vocal cord disfunction, canine companions for independence
vocal cord disfunction, canine companions for independence, paws with a cause: I don t know of any specifically, but much of your requirements sounds like a seizure response dog. Go to www.iaadp.org and look for some programs that train a variety of assistance dogs. Some good programs to check would be Canine Companions for Independence,...

Poodles: shaking, accurate diagnosis, stressful event
accurate diagnosis, stressful event, going to the bathroom: Hello Lou, I have checked into this, but as of yet I can t seem to find anything that would describe why your dog is doing this. Could she have had a stressful event take place that would cause this, or could she have eaten something that would have upset...

Poodles: spleen, holistic vet, combat pain
holistic vet, combat pain, pain meds: Hello Steven, The side effects should be minimal as long as you keep your dog calm and quiet for several days after the surgery. Your Vet will have prescribed pain meds and antibiotics/anti-inflammatory meds that will help combat pain and infections. For...

Poodles: 7 month male tea cup poodle, tea cup poodle, poodle breed
tea cup poodle, poodle breed, male dogs: Hello Keisha, Chances are that your male Poodle won t have enough sperm yet to impregnate your female. Also, Your female isn t old enough to be bred yet. Male dogs can reproduce as early as 1 yr old, but you should wait until your female dog is at least...

Poodles: blood in my male toy Poodle's uerine, male toy poodle, bladder infection
male toy poodle, bladder infection, cyst: Hello Irene, It could be a number of things that is going on with your dog. He could have a stone or cyst that is making it hard for him to urinate, so that when he strains, it ruputures blood veins in his bladder, causing the bleeding. He could also have...