SMALL DOG

Bichon Frise is a wonderfully loyal,brilliant & affectionate dog breeds. His job was to entertain, his nifty repertoire of tricks made him an ideal circus dog. Today, though, he’s more often found entertaining his people at home.

The small but sturdy and resilient  Bichon Frise dog breeds stands among the world’s great “personality dogs.” Since antiquity, these irresistible canine comedians have relied on charm, beauty, and intelligence to weather history’s ups and downs.

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IMPORTANT STATS

  • Life expectancy:  14 – 15 years
  • Origin: France, Canary Islands
  • Temperament:  Curious, Peppy, Playful
  • Height:  Male: 9.5–11.5 Inches, Female: 9–10 Inches
  • Weight:  Male: 12–18  pounds, Female: 11–15 pounds
  • Colors: almost any
  • Group:  Non-sporting Group

MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS

Other names
 Bichon Tenerife
Coat: Medium length,silky texture with corkscrew curls
Litter size average 4 to 6 pups maybe larger
Life span14-15 years

BICHON FRISE DOG

His striking powder-puff appearance of the Bichon pet derives from a double coat, with a soft dense undercoat and coarser, curly outer coat dog, causing the coat to stand off the body and even spring back when patted. This dog is a merry, agile breed with an effortless and efficient gait. However, Bichon’s dog looks and fitness make this sturdy little dog a popular family addition. The soft,and also inquisitive expression enables this breed to worm its way into many hearts and laps dog breeds.

BICHON FRISE TEMPERAMENT AND APPEARANCE

  • Perky, bouncy, and playful, the Bichon Frise’s happy-go-lucky outlook is endearing to all.
  • He is friendly toward strangers and other dog breeds and pets, and is very good with children.
  • Bichons are  sensitive, responsive, and also affectionate, as eager to cuddle as these dog are to play.
  • This dog doesn’t like to be left alone, and can bark a lot. Bichons can be hard to housetrain.
  • Moreover, the white powderpuff coat needs brushing and combing every other day, plus professional grooming every month.
  • Friendly toward Strangers.

BICHON FRISE HEALTH AND CARE

  • Life expectation is 14 to 15 years.
  • Major concerns: patellar luxation, Cushing’s, allergies
  • Minor concerns: cataract, CHD
  • Occasionally seen: liver disease, Legg-Perthes
  • Suggested test: hip, knee, eye, DNA for PRA

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