Buying A Puppy
Buying a puppy
We want you to enjoy great happiness with your Standard Poodle. Please take care to research your breeder and the notes on the Kennel Clubs website regarding DNA testing. We at the Standard Poodle Club are always happy to talk to anybody about the purchase of a puppy.
The Standard Poodle - Quick Reference
Lifespan: 10 - 14 Years
Feeding Cost (per week) minimum £10.00
General Appearance: Well balanced, elegant looking with very proud carriage.
Characteristic: Distinguished by a special type of clip for show activity and by a type of coat which does not moult.
Temperament: Gay Spirited and good tempered.
Coat: Very profuse and dense of good harsh texture. All short hair close, thick and curly. It is strongly recommended that the traditional lion clip be adhered to.
Colour: All solid colours. White and Creams to have black nose, lips and eye rims, black toenails desirable. Browns to have dark amber eyes, dark liver nose, lips, eye rims and toenails. Apricots to have dark eyes with black points. Blacks, Silvers and Blues to have black nose, lips, eye rims and toenails. Creams, Apricots, Browns, Silvers and Blues may show varying shades of the same colour. Clear colours preferred.
Size: Over 38cm's (15")
PLEASE ONLY BUY PUPPIES THAT ARE KENNEL CLUB REGISTERED
FROM A BREEDER WHO CARRIES OUT HEALTH TESTS AS PER SPC
You can confirm the health checks here through the Kennel Club's Health Test Result Finder scheme
A current list of puppies available can be found on the Puppy Ad's page (at bottom of this page). If there are none there, please contact any Committee Members or the Secretary who may know of puppies currently available.
For any more information talk to your area rep or any member of the Standard Poodle Club Committee. Contact details here
Recommended Book List:
The Poodle Handbook: The Essential Guide to Standard, Miniature and Toy Poodles. Author Linda Whitwam. Paperback - 21st Aug 2018 link here
GEESON, Eileen. THE COMPLETE STANDARD POODLE 1998 Ringpress Books
ISBN 1 86054 0904X
CHERRY, Barbara. PET OWNERS GUIDE TO THE POODLE 1994 Ringpress Books
RANSOM, Jackie. A DOG OWNERS GUIDE TO THE STANDARD, MIN AND TOY POODLES 1987 Salamander
If you wish to advertise puppies for sale on this page, please contact Mrs Mary Nugent email@example.com with your details.
N.B. All adverts will be verified by the Standard Poodle Club before they appear on this page. This is a SPC members only service.
Cost of advertisements is now FREE to members. Become a member here.
The Club reserves the right to refuse any advert.
Please enquire from the Secretary
Mrs Mary Nugent firstname.lastname@example.org
Puppies for Sale
None available currently