Your favorite AKC dog breed is the black Poodle. This is the perfect breed gift, telling all about Poodles. A great dog lover gift on a t shirt, hoodie, mug, sticker, magnet, button, ornament - makes a great Poodle Christmas gift. The Poodle originated in Germany and is part of the AKC Non-Sporting Group. Known for their high intelligence and quick wit. They can be a clown when the occasion calls for it. They come in 3 sizes: toy, miniature and standard (small, medium and large). Another name for this breed is Pudle Caniche. Famous poodles include Cleo for Clifford the Big Red Dog and Georgette from Oliver & Company.