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Bichon Frise

Intelligent, vivacious and rather energetic, the Bichon Frise is a fantastic addition to any family.

About the Bichon Frise

Bichon Frises have all the physical and behavioural qualities of the ideal companion dog, not least a great willingness to share their affections.

They have become a very popular companion dog throughout the globe. Bichon Frises are lively little dogs with expressive eyes and a happy-go-lucky, playful character.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country
France
Group
FCI Group 9, AKC Non-Sporting Group
Size category
Small
Avg life expectancy
12–15 years

Lively / Confident / Quiet / Sociable / Adaptable / Loving / Loyal

Key facts

  • Requires a lot of grooming
  • Garden not essential
  • Needs moderate training

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