Bichon Frise Dog Breed Information
Bichon Frise Coat
The Bichon Frise has a loosely curled outer coat, which is lined with a soft, silky undercoat. This double coat breed is typically all white is color as an adult, but may exhibit cream, apricot, or gray hairs as puppies. They are non-shedding and considered to by hypoallergenic. The Bichon Frises coat should not be wiry or overly soft.
Bichon Frise Character
The Bichon Frise is lively and animated. They adore being part of a family. Their cheerful attitude is a true measure of this breed. They love to play but are not hyperactive. They thrill on constant human interaction. The Bichon Frise is a delightful and amusing companion.
Bichon Frise Temperament
The Bichon Frise has an extremely appealing nature. They are highly social and are at their absolute best as full members of a family. They get along very well with other dogs and pets, and are excellent with children. They make good watchdogs and will bark to alert their family to visitors or danger. This breed is inquisitive and energetic, dignified and charming.
Bichon Frise Care
The Bichon Frise requires frequent grooming. They are known as a high maintenance breed. Daily brushing is a must, as their coat tends to mat very easily. Professional grooming every four weeks is recommended to keep them looking their very best. They are prone to skin problems, allergies, ear infections, and deafness. Dental hygiene is extremely important to prevent tooth loss. They are sensitive to fleabites. The Bichon Frise is a breed that does not like to be left alone for extended periods of time and will suffer separation anxiety.
Bichon Frise Activity
This breed is able to fulfill their exercise needs by adapting themselves to family activities. However, this is not a breed for a sedentary lifestyle. They enjoy daily walks and play sessions. They are well suited to apartment living provided appropriate exercise is given. The Bichon Frise loves to run and play in a securely fenced yard.
Bichon Frise Health and Life Expectancy
The Bichon Frise has a life expectancy of around 14 years. A number of health problems and disorders are associated with this breed, and this includes luxating patella, epilepsy, cataracts, bleeding disorders, allergies, and bladder stones. The parents of your Bichon Frise puppy should have OFA and CERF certificates.
Latest Bichon Frise Dogs for adoption
CARRIE - Bichon Frise
£135 adoption fee
Carrie arrived in RSPCA care as part of a large multi animal investigation into puppy farming. Carrie is a beautiful little dog but she hasn't had a good life and she is not going to be easy.We rehome
JASPER - Bichon Frise
£135 adoption fee
*Please note that applications for Jasper have now closed due to the large volume we have already received*This lovely boy is Jasper. He came into the centre due to his previous owner’s ill health a
Alfie - Male Bichon Frise
£150 adoption fee
Alfie likes to build up his relationship with new people before his true personality begins to shine, a family who are commited to meeting him multiple times and at his pace is a real must. There is n
Dimple - Female Bichon Frise Cross
£220 adoption fee
21-03-2021 Dimple is a real sweetie who has come from her breeder to find a loving home. Sadly Dimple doesn't have great vision, she has a cataract in her left eye and scarring on the right eye along