Poodles have the bad reputation of being “sissies” (I hope that’s the correct spelling) and funny looking. It’s not their fault.
Smokey, a Standard Poodle: Vancouver, BC
It’s because of how the people shave them and the poodles are nice enough to put up with kind of “abuse”. But Smokey doesn’t have to put up with that.
BTW, Poodles are water dogs that were bred for retrieving dead birds from icy cold waters.