I am Bichon Frise, and the right way to spell my name is Bee-shaw Free-say. I have a fluffy coat and black eyes, all of which make me look like a child’s toy. In addition to that, I am a cheerful and small dog breed with a lot of affection to offer mixed with some mischief. What’s more, I can be the happiest and liveliest of partners. Moreover, if you are ready to give me lots of attention and affection, be prepared to receive tenfold in return.
The most notable trait about Bichon’s personality is its cheerful attitude. This breed enjoys being the center of attraction, loves being loved. On top of that, this dog is an expert at charming its family, neighbors, and other people with my heart winning character.
What’s more, the Bichon Frise doesn’t like to be alone though it is playful and independent. If left alone for many hours, this breed can develop separation anxiety. One that happens, the Bichon can become very destructive; it can tear up anything in sight. Hence, this breed is not for the people who are away from home for long periods.
The Bichon Frise is one of the best suited dog breeds for apartment living. It doesn’t bark or howls a lot. Hence it won’t be a problem with the neighbors. Moreover, this breed is quite good with children and other dog breeds. As a matter of fact, the Bichon doesn’t even have a problem with strangers; it is one of the superior dog breeds in socializing.
Further, the Bichon Frise is easy to train and intelligent, with minimal wanderlust potential. However, this breed can have a solid prey drive.
When it comes to sizes, the Bichon Frise is a small dog breed that stands out about 23-30cm and weighs 5-10kg. However, slightly larger Bichon is also common.
The Bichon is an exceedingly curious and energetic dog breed. It loves to play a lot, but moderate exercise is enough to keep this breed in shape. However, Bichon loves to perform tricks, play games, so be ready to get involved in plenty of activities.
In general, the Bichon Frise dog breed requires 30 minutes of daily exercise every day. Usually, the Bichon will get tired after 1 walk around the block or 2 or 3 smaller play sessions. Additionally, it loves relaxed activities that will allow this breed to hang out around the family.