Lacy Lane Poodles
Amazing Standard Poodle puppies for Sale
AKC/UKC/CKC Champion/ Grand Champion lines
HEAD: The head is proportionate to the size of the dog. When viewed from the side, the skull and muzzle are roughly parallel to one another and joined by a slight but definite stop.SKULL: The skull is long and moderately rounded on top. Cheeks are clean and flat.MUZZLE:In profile, the muzzle is straight and roughly equal in length to the skull, measured from stoop to occiput. The muzzle is fine with a slight chiseling under the eyes but with sufficient depth of underjaw to prevent snipiness. Lips are tight with black or liver pigmentappropriated to coat color.TEETH: The Standard Poodle has a complete set of evenly spaced, white teeth meeting ina scissors bite.NOSE; Nose leather is black or liver, depending on coat color.EYES: Eyes are oval in shape and set sufficiently wide apart to give an alert, intelligent expression. Eye and eye rim colors are black or liver, depending on coat color.EARS: Ears are drop with long, wide, densely-feathered ear leather. Ears are set at or slightly below eye level and hang close to the head.FOREQUARTERS: Shoulders are smoothly muscled. The shoulder blades are long and well laid back. The upper arm appears to be equal in length of the shoulder blade and joins it at an apparent right angle. Elbows are close to the body. The forelegs are straight with bone and muscle proportionate to the size of the dog. Pasterns are strong and slightly sloping. Viewed from the front , the forelegs are parallel. Viewed from the side, the point of elbow is directly below the withers.HINDQUARTERS: Hindquarters are muscular and broad second thighs. The angulation of the hindquarters is in balance with the angulation of the forequarters. The stifies are well bent and hocks are well let down. When the dog is standing, the short, strong rear pasterns are perpendicular to the ground and, viewed from the rear, parallel to each other. In profile, the croup is nearly flat. FEET: Good feet are essential for a working gun dog. The feet are relatively small, oval in shape and compact with well-arched toes and thick, elastic pads. Feet do not turn in or out. Nail are short and dark or self-colored, depending on coat color. Dewclaws may be removed.TAIL: The tail is straight, set high, and normally docked to a length proportionate to the size of the dog. Whether standing or moving, the tail is carried erect.COAT: The Standard Poodle has harsh, dense, curly coat. For conformation exhibition, the coat may be presented naturally, corded, or in one of the traditional clips. COLOR: Coat Patterns in Standard Poodles include the following colors: Apricot, black, blue, cream, gray, silver, white, and all shades of brown, including cafe-au-lait. Dogs whose coats include the brown shades may have dark amber eyes, liver noses, eye rims and lips, and dark nails. Dogs with apricot coat color may have the combination of eye, pigment and nail color as well but it is not desirable. All others must have very dark eyes: black noses, eye rims and lips, and black or self-colored nails.