Height: 9 to 11 inches at shoulder
Weight: 7 to 12 pounds
Coat: soft and fluffy
Life span: 12 to 15 years
Breed Group: Companion Dogs
The Bichon Frise (pronounced BEE-shawn FREE-say; the plural is Bichons Frises) is a cheerful, small dog with a love of mischief and a lot of love to give. With his black eyes and fluffy white coat, the Bichon looks almost like a child's toy. And it doesn't take long to realize that the Bichon can be your happiest and most enthusiastic companion.