Miniature Poodles should weigh 15 to 17 pounds and measure between 10 and 15 inches at the shoulder. Toy Poodles should weigh 6 to 9 pounds and stand less than 10 inches high. The American Kennel Club recognizes these breeds but not the "miniature toy poodle."
Both Miniature and Toy Poodles were developed from the larger Standard Poodle. Very small Toy Poodles are often called Teacup Poodles. There is no official height standard for these dogs, which are usually less than 9 inches tall and weigh less than 6 pounds. The AKC standard calls for Poodles of all sizes to present an active, intelligent, elegant appearance.Learn More
Miniature Jack Russell dogs grow to be smaller than 10 to 15 inches and less than 14 to 18 pounds. Miniature Jack Russell terriers are smaller than their full-sized counterparts.Full Answer >
Cocker Spaniels are approximately 14 to 15 inches in height with males being slightly larger than females. The American Kennel Club only recognizes one standard size for this small dog breed; there is not a "toy" or miniature variety.Full Answer >
A chocolate toy poodle is a dark brown toy poodle. The correct name for the color of a chocolate poodle is brown, but brown poodles come in a range of shades from light to dark brown. Poodles come in a wide variety of colors.Full Answer >
The American Kennel Club, or AKC, along with PuppyFind.com, Next Day Pets and The Poodle Club of America all have online classified advertisements with regards to the sale of toy poodles. Toy poodles are the smallest breed of poodle recognized by the AKC, and specimens are less than 10 inches tall at the shoulders. Breed standards are the same for poodles, miniature poodles and toy poodles, except for height requirements.Full Answer >