Standard Poodles are excellent companions for anyone looking for an intelligent and elegant dog. This breed has hypoallergenic fur which makes it an excellent selection if you or someone in your home has sensitivities or allergies. The Poodle is a famous breed with a long, storied history starting in Europe and winding its way around the world. If you decide to partner up with a Standard Poodle, you can expect a happy relationship with a great dog breed. Poodles have almost human-like intelligence with a goofy and fun personality.