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The Bichon Frise is a small, cheerful dog known for its white, puffy coat and playful, affectionate nature. They have a rounded head, expressive dark eyes, and a plumed tail. Hypoallergenic and friendly, they are great companions, especially for those with allergies.

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Bichon Frise Character

The Bichon Frise is a cheerful, happy-go-lucky, friendly breed. They're highly affectionate and thrive on human companionship, and their playful nature makes them excellent companions, but this can mean that they suffer from separation anxiety.

They're alert and curious, and although they're quick learners they can be stubborn - they're hardier than their powder-puff appearance suggests!

Bichon Frise Appearance

The Bichon Frise is a small breed of dog, standing at around 9-12 inches and weighing 5-8 kilos when fully grown.

They're a sturdy dog with a distinctive, fluffy white coat that's curly and soft to the touch. They have a rounded, slightly plump body shape, giving them a cuddly appearance. Their face is expressive, with dark, round eyes and a black, button-like nose. The ears are droopy and covered with long hair. Their tail is typically long and curly, carried over the back, adding to their lively and playful presence.

Conditions which affect this breed

Some of the specific health issues to be aware of in Bichon Frises might include allergies, bladder problems, dental issues, or kneecap luxation.

Weird Fact..

A quirky fact about the Bichon Frise is its historical role as a sailor's companion. In the 14th century, Spanish sailors often took these dogs on their voyages, valuing their company and using them as items of barter. This maritime history is quite unexpected, considering the breed's current reputation as a charming lapdog.

Bichon Frise History

The Bichon Frise, originating from the Mediterranean, descends from the Barbet, a water spaniel, and was part of a group known as "Barbichon," later shortened to "Bichon." Gaining popularity in the 14th century, Italian sailors brought them to Europe, where they became favourites in Italian and French nobility, especially during the Renaissance. Post-French Revolution, their royal status declined, and they performed in circuses and fairs.

Officially named "Bichon Frise," with "frise" indicating their curly coat, the breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1972. Today, the Bichon Frise is a beloved companion dog, valued for its cheerful character and hypoallergenic coat.

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