Poodle facts according to Renee:
Poodles are dogs for the rich not the poor.
Poodles come in black and apricot.
The apricot ones are crabbier than the black ones.
The black ones are smellier than the apricot ones.
Poodles are ugly and stupid, submissive and boastful.
They make a seemingly good totem for a concierge couple: ugly, stupid, submissive and boastful.
Renee speaks of her happy marriage to her husband. She describes herself as poor and ugly, and felt like an old biddy at twenty. She was astounded when her future husband wanted to marry her. She married well.
From Ask Aura Dog Totem: the poodle is the only dog bred purely for fashion. As a totem though, Poodle is very useful in teaching us about human games, social graces and expectations. Poodle is probably the smartest of all the dog families and helps to teach those who have it as a totem how to properly use the mind, the intellect and mental faculties. Poodle with sharpen your wits, make you use them and teach you how to fight fairly.
I'm an expert amateur or maybe an amateur expert.