Illustrated Study of the Poodle Breed Standard. Prepared and published by The Poodle Club Of America
There are three varieties of Poodles; Toy, Miniature, and Standard. Terms such as a “Royal Standard”, “Tea Cup Toy" or “Tiny Toy Poodle" are marketing gimmicks, used to promote the sale of animals that are dramatically over or under the norm in size.
The Standard Poodle: over 15 inches at the shoulder - most are in the 22-27" range Weight: 45- 70 lbs.
The Miniature Poodle:over 10 inches and not over 15 inches at the shoulder - most are in the 13-15" range Weight: 12-18 lbs.
The Toy Poodle:10 inches and under at the shoulder Weight: 4-6 lbs.