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North Hills, California: Large Topiary Poodle

Hedge shaped into large poodle extends out over the sidewalk.

16500 Plummer St., North Hills, CA
On the southeast corner of Plummer St. and Hayvenhurst Ave.
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Plummer Topiary

Just curious as to why the large topiary dog at the corner of Hayvenhurst Avenue and Plummer Street is always referred to as a Poodle. Wouldn't this be a Plummer Terrier, or is the street name being the same as a similar breed of dog only coincidental? The head is very similar to that of a Plummer Terrier.

[Jonathan Manley, 05/07/2024]

Brian Welch, who began the topiary back in the mid-1980s, always identified it as a poodle.

Topiary poodle.

Large Topiary Poodle

The Topiary Poodle is still there along the sidewalk, and in good shape.

[Betty, 03/14/2019]

Topiary reindeer makeover.

Large Topiary Poodle

The Large Topiary Poodle was turned into a giant Rudolph for the holidays!

[Dustin, 01/02/2016]

Topiary poodle.

Large Topiary Poodle

The poodle is located on the SE corner of Plummer and Hayvenhurst, facing Hayvenhurst. Across from the place where the T-1000 in Terminator 2 drove a truck down to the LA river.

[Ann, 11/04/2013]

Topiary poodle.

Large Topiary Poodle

Good-looking pooch. Long live Edward Scissor-hands!

[Sydney Harter, 06/22/2010]

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