Yes We Are Still Breeding Standard Poodles!
Lovely Lyra was looking for the perfect foster to own home, but she was so sweet we couldn’t part with her! She will be a show puppy and part of our breeding program.
We also have a proven – lovely tempered – Standard Poodle male that is available for breeding with approved females.
About Elan Poodles
We are a small, boutique breeder of fine healthy Standard Poodles based in Kingston Ontario, Canada. We have waited nine years to find and breed a dog that meets the highest standards, and most rigorous health testing. I breed only to dogs with carefully considered diverse pedigrees, to ensure that all litters will have the best possible long and healthy lives. Our poodles are hand-raised, (no kennels!), to create happy and well socialized puppies.
Our dog Claire is also one of the sweetest dogs with a lovely balanced temperament. She is a Marubi dog, whose parents were both Grand Champions, and by only eight months she was already the number four Standard Poodle in Canada. We are proud of Claire’s accomplishments, but most of all she is just a delight to have, as a member of our family, and that is what we value most in our breeding program.
We have always loved dogs. The first dog my husband and I owned was a poodle cross. My husband was on his way out of town on sabbatical and I wanted a companion to walk with. “Have you ever thought of having a dog?” asked a woman at school.
Muffin was a smart, cheerful, *almost* non-shedding “spoodle” (spaniel/poodle cross). She became a vital part of our family, and walking with her was highly entertaining, and very social for us both.
We’ve since had a number of different breeds: Rhodesian Ridgebacks and Anatolian Shepherds to name a few. Naturally we’ve loved them all, but we kept looking for the perfect dog to match our life. Thinking of my first dog Muffin and how trainable, fun, and communicative she was, I finally thought about getting another poodle cross.
Goldendoodle? Labradoodle? Bernadoodle? I finally asked myself, why not get the real deal? I’ve never looked back.
Smart, trainable, cuddly, athletic, it’s all there. And no rolling balls of dog hair! The allergies in my house dropped considerably.Most of the Poodle crosses, aren’t really as non-shedding or hypo-allergenic as a purebred Poodle, in fact you never really know which of the breeds genes will be dominant in a cross. For us it has been a great benefit to have a dog that we know what the temperament, coat care, and ‘spirit’ will be with no surprises.