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Bichon Frise
Happy, charming and independent, the Bichon Frise is an engaging companion.
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.
Bichon Frise profile on DogTime.com
General Characteristics
Drooling potential
  
  
  
  
  
Ease at being home alone
  
  
  
  
  
Ease of training
  
  
  
  
  
Friendly toward strangers
  
  
  
  
  
Need for exercise
  
  
  
  
  
Predatory tendencies
  
  
  
  
  
Tendency to bark or howl
  
  
  
  
  
Wanderlust
  
  
  
  
  
Potential for weight gain
  
  
  
  
  
Sensitivity
  
  
  
  
  
Watchdog ability
  
  
  
  
  
Affectionate with family
  
  
  
  
  
Energy level
  
  
  
  
  
General health