Bichon Frise

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Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise is an English name derived from the French bichon à poil frisé meaning ‘curly lap dog’., it originated in the Mediterranean and a family of Maltese, the Havanese, and the Poodle.

Cheerful, sweet, intelligent Bichon can be your happiest and most enthusiastic pet companion, they are suited to live to all types of living just make sure they can get plenty of playtime and activity, and they don’t care for being left home alone for long hours of the day.

Bichon Frise Dog Breed Pictures

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Vital Stats:

Dog Breed Group

Companion Dogs


9 to 11 inches tall at the shoulder


11 to 22 Pounds

Life Span

12 to 15 Years

Bichon Frise Appearance

Bichon Frise’s skull is slightly rounded and their muzzle is not pointy, their tail is groomed to be long and curly and is carried over the back. They have a double-coat, the soft and dense undercoat and coarse outer coat combine to create a soft but substantial texture. The coat stands away from the body, giving it a powder-puff appearance. Its coat color is always white. Like other breeds of dog, it is still advisable to bathe and groom them as necessary, use the right shampoo and conditioner for their fur to make it soft, silky, and smell good.

Ear Infections is a common condition in dogs that can affect one or both ears, check their ears at least once to twice a week for redness or a bad odor it is the indication of infections. To prevent ear infections in dogs always make sure that it is clean, use a dog ear cleaner and gently wipe it using a cotton ball dampened with an ear cleaner to your dog’s ears.

It is best to keep their dental hygiene and nail care properly too, periodontal disease is very common to dog whatever their size, brush their teeth several times a week to help remove tartar and bacteria and maintain the good condition of their teeth. Trim their nails once or twice a month to prevent injury in your dogs, long nails can also cause arthritis or other health concern in dogs. Short, neatly trimmed nails keep the feet in good condition and prevent our dog’s legs and our legs too from getting scratched when they excitedly jump up to greet us.

Bichon Frise Size

Bichon Frise belongs to a Toy breed of dog, they weigh around 5-10 kg (11 to 22 pounds), their height range from (9 to 11 inches) tall at the shoulder.

Bichon Frise Personality

Bichon Frise

This dog is an ideal pet for a dog lover because they are intelligent and sociable, they are known as “gentle mannered, sensitive, playful and affectionate.” They are adaptable to the environment and good to live even in the small apartment, they love to play with their owner or even stranger and they can do well in children, but they can play alone too. This lovely and cheerful dog is a good companion in your home.

Having a yard or a place where they can run freely is advisable, like other dogs they need a daily exercise to keep them fit and healthy. A simple walk in the morning will help them keep healthy and well socialized.

Bichon Frise Health

Bichon Frise’s average life span is 12 to 15 years, They are generally healthy but like other breeds of dogs, they are also prone to some diseases. Not all of them will get any or all of these diseases but the following are the common diseases they can have.

Hip DysplasiaIt is an abnormal formation of the hip socket that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints.
It is a misguided reaction to foreign substances by the body’s immune system of your dogs.
Retinal DysplasiaIt can reduce the vision of your dog’s eye and is usually a genetically inherited condition. This condition does not cause your pet any pain.
Vaccination SensitivityNot all Bichons are affected by this sensitivity, and many suffer even from routine vaccinations. The symptoms usually include hives, facial swelling, soreness, and lethargy.

How much is the Bichon Frise?

Look for a legit seller or breeder of Bichon Frise, the legit breeder puts a lot of effort into high quality and healthy breeding of dogs. They provide healthy Dog Foods, visit the Vet for check-ups, Vaccinations, Vitamins, and proper Grooming of the dogs.

In buying to a legit Breeder you can expect to pay $250 to $2500 to a puppy while the older one costs less.

The breeder will coup up all the expenses he/she spent too provide a healthy breed to you so expect a little expensive.

Bichon Frise

A wink to melt your hearth

Here in ohmlovelypets we encourage aspiring fur parent or current fur parents to Adopt and Don’t Shop. Give those lovely pets the opportunity to feel love, care, and to have their so called furever home.

Note: The expenses of taking care of a Dogs does not end in buying one after you bought or adopt your Dog you must provide their necessary needs, like Visit a Vet once a year for their health check-up, Complete and follow up Vaccinations, Foods and provide Vitamins as their maintenance and the most important is Time to play and cuddle with them, I think that’s the most affordable one, giving attention to them, proper care and lots of love from you… 

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