Safari Standard Poodles
Cynthia Huff & Joel Haefner
Answer the multiple choice questions below, and see how you stack up!
Which of the following is NOT approved for showing poodles in an AKC sanctioned show?
C. English Saddle
"Lay on" refers to:
A. Angle of pelvis
B. Well-sprung chest
C. Slope of topline
D. Angle of tips of the scapulae
In what year did Ch. Puttencove Promise go BIS at Westminster KC?
The name "poodle" has its origins in:
A. Germany, pudeln, to splash
B. France, barbet, or beard
C. France, caniche, from canard, or duck
D. none of the above
Which of the following is a disqualification, not a fault, according to the AKC poodle standard?
A. shy or sharp temperament
B. cow hocks
D. squirrel tail
The Poodle Club of America recommends that standard poodle breeders test for which of the following genetic diseases?
A. hip dysplasia
C. sebaceous adenitis
D. all of the above
What percentage of points does the AKC Poodle standard dictate should be devoted to coat?
According to classic Mendelian genetic theory, a mixed black-white mating (Bw x Bw) should yield:
A. 50% black, 50% white
B. 60% black, 40% white
C. 75% black, 25% white
D. 100% black
Which of the following was a well-known toy kennel?
Which of these writers owned poodles?
A. John Updike
B. Gertrude Stein
C. John Steinbeck
D. B and C above