Teacup Poodles are basically the same as their giant counterpart or the standard Poodle. They have the same normal traits such as their gentleness and loyalty to their owners. They are intelligent, non-shedding, elegant and obedient, as well as very perceptive. The only difference in the two is the size. A Teacup Poodle weighs between two and four pounds. A Toy Poodle can weigh ten pounds at full maturity and the standard Poodle is anywhere from twenty to thirty pounds at full maturity.
Many Teacup Poodle owners have two Teacup Poodles because after having one they know they need another to keep each other company when the owner is away. Teacup Poodles almost become like a child to their owners. They are good dogs and very spoiled dogs. They tolerate being dressed up and having bows put into their fur because it pleases their owner. Celebrities carry their Teacup Poodles everywhere they go, whether it is to the dentist, lunch or dinner parties. They sometimes bring them on the TV set when they are being interviewed.
The Teacup Poodle makes a great family pet because it loves companionship. They are fun to dress up and most of their owners carry them in their purses or special pet carriers that are shoulder bags. In today’s world the celebrity elite are very prone to carrying their teacup Poodles with them wherever they go.
If you want to buy a Teacup Poodle it would cost you between eight hundred and one thousand dollars. These dogs are considered designer dogs. Their country of origin is France and they come in many colors. Centuries ago they began working in circuses entertaining people and, therefore their personalities as performers, with their charm and intelligence, has evolved into what they are today. All of the European courts, especially the French, enhanced the fad of the pampered pet, which has given the Poodle its position today. Teacup Poodles are, indeed, pampered pets.
A two to four pound dog is a very delicate dog and one must think twice before adopting one of these pets if there are young children or irresponsible children in the home.
Teacup Poodles should be no taller then eight inches tall or weigh more then four pounds. These dogs are very healthy dogs as long as get the proper nutrition in their diets. Sometimes they can get a low sugar hit and a little karo syrup on your finger will take care of this problem. But if food is left out for him during the day there should not be any problem of low sugar.
Teacup Poodles are less than eight inches tall and weigh between two and four pounds fully grown. If a breeder should try and sell you anything larger, then he is trying to sell you a Toy Poodle. Any breeder who tries this should be reported to the AKC for misleading you on your Poodle style. Any breeder who tries to sell you a sick Teacup and tells that is a natural state for a Teacup Poodle should also be reported.
Teacup Poodles do use up their energy fast and will suffer from low sugar, but a quick fix with a small meal will remedy this situation. One must always remember this is a tiny dog and should be treated as such.