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Bolognese

These very serious dogs are calm, even-tempered and very attached to their human companions.

About the Bolognese

These very endearing dogs, who wear such a serious expression, are known for their intelligence, their observant nature and their calm disposition. Their comical personality and curious nature make them well-loved family dogs.

Whether it’s curled up at home or out and about, the Bolognese is a devoted dog who loves nothing more than being around their human family.

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

Breed specifics

Country
Italy
Group
FCI Group 9, AKC Foundation Stock Service
Size category
Very small
Avg life expectancy
12–14 years

Loyal / Calm

Key facts

  • Requires a lot of grooming
  • Makes a great family dog
  • Yard not essential

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