Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise


The Bichon Frise puppies are gentle mannered dogs that were first bred during the 13th century. They’re intelligent, sturdy and versatile. This breed was a favorite of French Royalty and today they’re quite popular as a companion or show dog.


The Bichon Frise puppies can reach their exercise needs by adjusting to their family’s activities. Even so, this breed is meant for a more active lifestyle. They like daily play sessions and walks. They fit well in apartment living as long as they get enough exercise. These dogs like to run and play so a safely fenced yard is perfect for them.


Frequent grooming is necessary for the Bichon Frise puppies and they’re a high maintenance breed. Daily brushing is required because their coat mats easily. They should be professionally groomed every 4 weeks to ensure they look their best. This breed tends to have allergies, skin problems, deafness and ear infections. They must have good dental hygiene to keep from losing their teeth. They’re also sensitive to fleabites. Bichon Frise dogs don’t like to be alone for long periods of time and can suffer from separation anxiety.


Bichon Frise puppies are animated and lively. They love being part of the family. Their cheerfulness is a large part of their character. While they love playing, they’re not hyperactive. They thrive on constant attention from humans. This breed is an overall amusing and delightful companion.


The Bichon Frise have a double coat. The top coat is loosely curled with a silky and soft under coat. They’re usually an all-white color as adults but may have some apricot, gray, or cream hair as puppies. They don’t shed and are believed to be hypoallergenic. Their coat shouldn’t overly soft or wiry.


The Bichon Frise is naturally appealing, very social and need to be full family members. They’re great with children as well as with other dogs and pets. This breed make good watchdogs as they’ll bark to let their family know that visitors or danger have arrived. They’re energetic, charming, inquisitive and dignified.


Even though the Bichon Frise puppies are very intelligent, they’re also usually very difficult to housetrain. They mature slowly and males can be a little easier to train than females. Crate training is recommended for this breed. It’s very important to be patient and consistent. They respond well to obedience and agility training at a young age. This breed thrives on socialization and loves performing tricks.