Puddle Jumper Puppies
*We are a Certified North Star Breeder for therapy dogs*
North Star Foundation
North Star Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to place high quality Assistance Dogs with children who face special challenges (approximately half of our placements have been to children with autism).
Volhard’s Puppy Aptitude Testing
Therapy dog qualifiers:
They include a wealth of info. on ideal temperaments, body type, preferred sire/dam, raising pups, training..
http://www.poodlebreedguide.com/what-it-takes-to-be-a-service-dog which states "Standard poodles are of course a favorite for the service sector due to their high intelligence and trainability, and also for their hypo-allergenic coats."
Poodle Club of America: http://www.poodleclubofamerica.org/
(PCA's goal is that no poodle end up in a shelter)
www.poodlepedigree.com Is a full database dedicated to registered poodle pedigrees--wonderful resource for researching several generations of color, hip, & longevity compatibility.
Great dog supply resource:
Determining Poodle color:
The many colors of standard poodles.
Poodle Tips, Training, Grooming, Everything:
More info. on COI (Coefficient of Inbreeding):