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POODLES ARE JUDGED BY THESE STANDARDS
Alice Wagner/Editor, Popular Dogs
September 06, 1954
EARS set low, preferably at eye levelNECK clean, fairly long, slightly arched; blending into long sloping shoulders well laid backBACK short, strong, slightly hollowedTAIL high-set, carried gailyLOIN broad and muscularTHIGH well-developedSTIFLE well-bentSECOND THIGH wide and muscularHOCKS well-let downELBOWS turning neither in nor outPASTERNS straight, strongSKULL narrow, slightly arched, slight stopEYES oval, set wide apart, soft and intelligentCHEEKS flatMUZZLE long and strong, not broad or deepLIPS tight, not pendulousEAR FEATHER, long and denseCOAT profuse, dense, even length; frizzy or curly, not silkyCHEST deep, narrow; ribs well-sprungFORELEGS straight, muscularFEET rather small, oval; toes well-arched and close; pads thick
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September 06, 1954

Poodles Are Judged By These Standards

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EARS set low, preferably at eye level
NECK clean, fairly long, slightly arched; blending into long sloping shoulders well laid back
BACK short, strong, slightly hollowed
TAIL high-set, carried gaily
LOIN broad and muscular
THIGH well-developed
STIFLE well-bent
SECOND THIGH wide and muscular
HOCKS well-let down
ELBOWS turning neither in nor out
PASTERNS straight, strong
SKULL narrow, slightly arched, slight stop
EYES oval, set wide apart, soft and intelligent
CHEEKS flat
MUZZLE long and strong, not broad or deep
LIPS tight, not pendulous
EAR FEATHER, long and dense
COAT profuse, dense, even length; frizzy or curly, not silky
CHEST deep, narrow; ribs well-sprung
FORELEGS straight, muscular
FEET rather small, oval; toes well-arched and close; pads thick

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