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Bar King Miniature Poodles

The Bar King Miniature Poodles have been an active force in the Poodle world for over forty-five years. We are located in Northern California, northeast of Sacramento, the state capital. Easy access from any direction to allow Kathy and her Miniature Poodles to compete all over the United States. In the years of competing Kathy and her Miniature Poodles have won many accolades from judges as well as fellow breeders. Over the decades she has dedicated herself to breed to the "ideal of the AKC standard" of the Miniature Poodle. Kathy has consistently bred beautiful Miniature Poodles with exquisite temperaments. She breeds predominantly black, brown, white, and cream Miniature Poodles. While the primary interest in breeding is for the conformation show ring, obedience and agility there are Miniature Poodle pet puppies, the ULTIMATE pet, on occasion. If you are interested in owning the best...then keep in touch with us.


Bar King was established in 1963, although, Kathy acquired her first poodle in 1961. His name was Le Gran Mouvis Jean, translated "Big Bad John". He was her first show dog, that is, CD obedience dog. They completed the CD requirements is their first three shows. For Kathy, the obedience ring soon gave way to the competition in the conformation ring. Her first AKC Champion was a black

Miniature Poodle named Ch. Kathy's Black Scamper. After Scamp the Bar King prefix attached to all of the dogs bred and owned by Kathy and her family. Over the years Bar King has produced over 100 champions in three different breeds. Amongst these champions there are 5 group winners, 3 BIS winners 30 Specialty BIS Breed winners. Also, 4 top producing dogs, 8 top producing bitches including the top winning, multiple Best in Show winner Ch. Bar King's Scintilla: She is the dam of 14 champions.

Scintilla was a multiple all-breed BIS and Specialty BIS (BOB) winner. In 1985 she was the Quaker Oats Non-Sporting Dog of the Year. In 1987 Scintilla won BOB at the Poodle Club of America National Specialy. In 1994 at the age of 12 Scin came back to the PCA National Specialty to win the Veterens Class. Scintilla is the epitome of the years of breeding...the realization of a breeder's dream. She was the mold for many Bar King champions that followed. Her type and style is the foundation for the...

Bar King Poodles...BEST IN SHOW.

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