Bichon Frise is a small breed of dog and is very sturdy. They have rounded skull and
when given a cut there face looks round in shape. There round eyes are dark brown or black in color. They have medium boned leg s which are straight. There tail is turned over the back. Since they have long hairs so the ears are dropped and covered under the coat. There upper coat is around 3 to 4 inches dense and are curly then inner coat. The dogs of this breed are found in white, cream, grey and apricot in color. The coat is hypo allergic i.e. it saves the dogs from allergies.
It is considered as a toy dog breed. There whole body is covered with dense coat which protect them from different allergies. They are very well balanced. The coat is clipped and given a cut according to the need. But while giving the cut it is kept in mind that the coat must be equal all over the body. They weight between 3 to 5 kgs and are 9 to 12 inches in height.
Temperament and Behavior:
They love human company. They have independent spirits and are intelligent ,
affectionate, bold and lively. These little dogs are easy to train and love to be with old things. They are very sociable and are happiest when are a part of a family. This breed is competitive and obedient. They also need some rules to follow which there master teaches them. The Bichons are very stable-minded and trustworthy dogs.
They need proper clipping of hairs and cut time to time according to the need. there
coat is anti allergic and protects there body. Professional grooming is recommended every 4 weeks. They shed little to no hairs. They need to be wiped on a particular interval. They have a particular kind of brush used to comb there coat.
This breed is usually healthy. They are very sensitive to flea bites as they stuck in there coat and keep them irritated. They are prone to watery eyes, skin and ear alignment. While getting age they further face the problem of kneecaps.
The Bichons are trained to follow rules and limits to what they are. They need a daily pack walk. Do not let the dog feel that he is a Pack Leader of Human as this can cause wide variety of behavior problem like excessive barking, snapping, guarding and even biting. These are brought on by the way a dog is treated.
This breed is meant for living in open space. If not have enough open space then can manage in an apartment where they can get enough exercise. They are fairly active indoors can can manage without yard. They need daily walk. The dogs who do not get daily walk are more prone to behavior mismatch. They enjoy large fenced yards. When taken proper care they have the life expectancy of 15 or more years.
Bichon love to eat fresh meat, grapes, avocados and onion. They happily eat many items like carrot. broccoli, zuchhini, peas, melon etc. The antioxidants in the fresh food & veggies boost its immunity.
The price of this breed puppies starts from $700 and leads up to $1000. You can get this puppy home as it is very sweet and do not need open yard as can manage indoors as well.