Good with Kids:
People for whom an unkempt appearance will be difficult to bear, yet have no time for the intensive grooming required for this breed should not get this dog. The Bichon Frise is an ideal family pet that is sociable and love to be taken everywhere. This breed adapts itself entirely to the family circumstance.
Country of origin:
Small dog breeds
Non-sporting dog breeds (AKC)
Since these are bright dogs which quickly catch on to what you want them to do, there is no real problem in training them.
The shoulder-height may not be about exceed 30cm (11 Â½in and the weight should be about 4kg (8 1/2lb).
Bichons are naturally sociable dogs which are happiest as the member of a family which takes them everywhere. This sociable trait also mean they are fine in the company of other dogs, pets and children.
The silken coat consists of locks spirally formed hairs. Ther is no undercoat and the colour is always pure white.
The coat should be combed thoroughly every day and occasionally it will need clipping to prevent it becoming too long. Common with other dogs with such coats, the Bichon Frise is clipped out to a specific style which can vary from country to country. To keep the coat while be necessary to wash the dog regularly with a recognized dog shampoo. Check at set intervals that the hairs around the eyes are not causing irritation and use the special lotion for this purpose to remove any âtearâ stains. Clip excess hair between the pads of the feet and remove loose hairs and any dirt from the ear passages. This breed does not shed hair; dead hairs need to be removed with a brush.
Since these bright dogs which quickly catch on to what you want them to do, there is no real problem in training them.