NOTE: New animal protection law in Sweden.
Information from SKK (Swedish Kennel club) and Agriculture regarding a new animal protection law.
§ 0104, this means that all the clip races, where Poodle is included, must at the competition have fur on / at the knees to protect the kneecap. It will apply to all competitions in all disciplines: Rally, Agility, Tracking, Obedience and Showing.
In order to get the Champion in any of these disciplines require a certificate from the judge that the dog has enough fur on it’s knees. This applies to all hairstyles on the Poodle.
Small Poodles: (toy-miniature poodle) at least 2x2 cm.
Standard Poodles: at least 4x4 cm.
More information at: SPK (Swedish Poodle Club) and Agriculture
Noooo why cover their beautiful knees