Will a standard poodle protect you?

Table of contents:

  1. Will a standard poodle protect you?
  2. Will a standard poodle attack an intruder?
  3. How long can you leave a toy poodle alone?
  4. Do poodles smell bad?
  5. Why do poodles get tear stains?
  6. How much exercise do poodles need?

Will a standard poodle protect you?

Most Standard Poodles make great watchdogs and some even have mild (and sensible) protective instincts, but this is not an aggressive breed. Their attitude toward people varies from friendly to politely reserved. ... Most Standard Poodles are "soft" and sensitive dogs, sometimes hypersensitive.

Will a standard poodle attack an intruder?

He can certainly intimidate someone who doesn't know him. My big, sweet and derpy standard poodle (1 year at the time) went total protector when we had a backyard intruder. He alerted (we did not teach him that) and barked a remarkably fierce “Mister, you better GTFO here” bark I'd never heard before.

How long can you leave a toy poodle alone?

Poodles are able to be left alone for the amount of time they can go without needing to go to the bathroom. The general rule of thumb is 1 hour per month of age. So, 2 months would be 2 hours, 3 months for 3 hours. Truth: Dogs Need To Be Able to Relieve Themselves Every 4 to 6 Hours.

Do poodles smell bad?

Poodles are generally not smelly dogs; they don't have that “doggy smell” like other breeds. ... Several factors can cause your Poodle to smell bad; these include skin infections, yeast infections, a buildup of fluid in your dog's anal gland, and stool hairs stuck to your Poodle's rear end.

Why do poodles get tear stains?

Poodles, like other white or very light breeds, are susceptible to ugly rust-colored stains around their eyes. These spots are caused by dog tears. These tears contain iron and magnesium as well as other elements, which fall around the eyes and oxidize, acquiring a rather unpleasant reddish brown.

How much exercise do poodles need?

All of the Poodle sizes are a moderate to high energy dog and require a least 30 to 60 minutes of exercise daily to keep them healthy and prevent boredom. This daily activity should include a daily walk along with some purposeful activity and play.