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Poodle Puppies

Raising Happy, Healthy Poodle Puppies

At Higher Standard Poodles, we know one of the most important things we can do to raise the happiest and healthiest standard poodle puppies for you is Socialization and Early Neurological Stimulation.

Our Standard Poodle Puppies receive Early Neurological Stimulation from days 3 to 17, scientifically proven to reduce the likelihood of behavioral issues, to provide you with a well-rounded standard poodle puppy companion!

All of the poodle puppies are family reared with humans and other dogs for early Socialization, so your standard poodle puppy is prepared to become a happy part of your family.

Go here to learn more about the importance of socializing your poodle puppy.


Our choice is Standard Poodle Puppies because they are highly intelligent, non-shedding, hypoallergenic, athletic, sociable, non-aggressive, competitive, athletic and healthy dogs. (And we do all we can to prevent genetic illness in our dogs by never inbreeding).


  • Standard Poodles are a NON-SHEDDING breed ideal for people with mild dog allergies and the house-proud. Many people who react to "normal" dogs are fine around Standard Poodles puppies as poodles have hair and not fur. However, if in doubt, feel free to visit our kennel and grab a few cuddles with our dogs to test it out.


  • Standard Poodle Puppies are easily trained as they are HIGHLY INTELLIGENT. Positive rewards and repetition quickly teach the poodle your expectations or just some fabulous tricks to show off their abilities.


  • Standard Poodles are elegant, energetic, ATHLETES who move with a light, springy gait. Poodles are known for their show-ring talents as they are naturally sporting dogs with agile, quick, and purposeful movements.


  • Standard Poodles excel in advanced obedience competition as they are extremely COMPETITIVE!  Retrieving and jumping skills come naturally to a poodle. They also stand out in agility competitions, where they fly over, under and through the obstacles with a strength and grace that is breathtaking to watch.


  • Standard Poodle Puppies are one of the smartest and most TRAINABLE of all dog breeds. They are thinking dogs who pay attention to their owner, learn quickly, and respond eagerly to positive training methods.


  • Most Standard Poodles make great watchdogs and some even have mild protective instinct, but this is NON-AGGRESSIVE breed. Their attitude toward people varies from friendly to politely reserved.


  • Highly SOCIABLE, the standard poodle gets along well with other animals, children and people when properly socialized as a pup. Of course, this is our top priority. We ensure that every dog is exposed to different people, smells, sounds, textures for the best temperament possible!


  • Standard Poodles are considered a HEALTHY breed due to their athletic build and minimal genetic predispositions to common health issues. While no breed is entirely free of health concerns, Higher Standard Poodles guarantees no inbreeding, parents are genetically tested, and we provide a Lifetime Guarantee!



Many Standard Poodles are bold, sensitive, cheeky, energetic and are a delight for the experienced owner. However, for first time, inexperienced owners, a gentler, less energetic poodle is the best match. This is the reason we offer personality testing to place each poodle with the most appropriately matched family!


We want to provide every Standard Poodle Puppy owner with the best experience possible! From our first conversation through the lifetime of your pup, Higher Standard Poodles will be here! 

Once you purchase a pup from us, you are part of OUR PACK! 

Poodle Sizes


Crate Acclimated

Our poodle puppies are crate acclimated to make potty training a breeze!

Potty Training

Poodle puppies are toilet-trained to our environment, making it as easy as possible for you.

Chew Toy Conditioned

Puppies are chew toy conditioned to enjoy chewing on appropriate items and decrease chances of chewing on undesirable items.

Most Favorite Dog

I can't even thank you enough for our poodle puppy, he's seriously by far my most favorite dog I've ever owned!

Wonderful to Work With

Wonderful to work with, very clean facility, and all dogs and puppies appeared well taken care of! We are so happy with our new poodle puppy!

Very Professional

Very professional! Would definitely recommend. Great communication throughout the process of getting my poodle puppy, gave needed paperwork, was able to meet me halfway for pickup. My puppy is doing great, no issues even came potty trained. Great experience!