Missy always calls us her little lambs because poodles do look like lambs from certain angles and our coats are just as soft and cottony and ever-growing like the lamb's! However, as many similarities as we share, poodles and lambs are still quite distinct from each other.
Here's a real lamb.
And here's jie jie in one of her lamb-like moments.
Surely one can tell the difference?
Not the Japanese apparently. Read about how the Japanese mistook lambs for poodles here and enjoy a hearty laugh!