Safari Standard Poodles

Cynthia Huff & Joel Haefner

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Answer the multiple choice questions below, and see how you stack up!

  1. Which of the following is NOT approved for showing poodles in an AKC sanctioned show?

  2. A. Continental
    B. Dutch
    C. English Saddle
    D. Puppy

  3. "Lay on" refers to:

  4. A. Angle of pelvis
    B. Well-sprung chest
    C. Slope of topline
    D. Angle of tips of the scapulae

  5. In what year did Ch. Puttencove Promise go BIS at Westminster KC?

  6. A. 1958
    B. 1959
    C. 1960
    D. 1961

  7. The name "poodle" has its origins in:

  8. A. Germany, pudeln, to splash
    B. France, barbet, or beard
    C. France, caniche, from canard, or duck
    D. none of the above

  9. Which of the following is a disqualification, not a fault, according to the AKC poodle standard?

  10. A. shy or sharp temperament
    B. cow hocks
    C. parti-colors
    D. squirrel tail

  11. The Poodle Club of America recommends that standard poodle breeders test for which of the following genetic diseases?

  12. A. hip dysplasia
    B. thyroid
    C. sebaceous adenitis
    D. all of the above

  13. What percentage of points does the AKC Poodle standard dictate should be devoted to coat?

  14. A. 10
    B. 15
    C. 20
    D. 25

  15. According to classic Mendelian genetic theory, a mixed black-white mating (Bw x Bw) should yield:

  16. A. 50% black, 50% white
    B. 60% black, 40% white
    C. 75% black, 25% white
    D. 100% black

  17. Which of the following was a well-known toy kennel?

  18. A. Meisen
    B. Dassin
    C. Dunwalke
    D. Puttencove

  19. Which of these writers owned poodles?

  20. A. John Updike
    B. Gertrude Stein
    C. John Steinbeck
    D. B and C above