attractive if given the right amount of attention, but is not commonly seen. The wavier coats will form into cords more easily but all are capable of cording. In the show ring, Poodles can be entered with either a curly or a corded coat, and must be
clipped to strict guidelines (see ‘Grooming’ page 122). have been popular in the past, they are not often seen in as the amount of time taken to keep their coat in good condition is significant, particularly regarding the length of time the coat takes to dry following the regular bathing normally required for show preparation.
ring these days,
Poodles generally come in one solid colour only, which may be a shade of black, blue, grey, silver, brown, café-au- lait, apricot, red, white or cream.
Above – White bitch, ‘Australian Grand Champion Retsae Espirit De Lune’ _____________________________________
Above - Black bitch, ‘Shephaus Neways Girl’ ____________________________________
Right – Brown bitch, ‘Australian Champion Pudelian Decadence’ ____________________________________