Bichon Frise dog breed<<<< Back to dog breeds
- Country: France / Spain / Belgium
- Group: Non-Sporting
- Weight: 3 - 5 kg
- Height: 20-30 cm
- Colors: white, creamy white, yellowish white
- Training: easy to train
- Grooming: Requires brushing periodically
- Temperament: playful, gentle, active, intelligent, loving
- Health: generally healthy
- Litter size: 4 - 5 puppies
- Lifespan: 12 - 15 years
- Other names: Bichon frize of poil, Bichon Frise dog
Food Bichon Frise
As you probably know each breed has its own set of nutritional requirements. This set of requirements were passed down from generation to generation like fur, size and temperament of the dog.
Diet should contain: nutritious foods similar to those found in nature ie a balance of protein, carbohydrates, acids, vitamins and minerals.
With healthy eating dog can save money. Bolnbav dog costs led to a Veterinary cabinet are much higher than if you assure its proper nutrition.
The dogs are known to have a big appetite and tend to overeat. You can gain weight easily if overdoing it with food.
Description Bichon Frise
Is a small dog with a bristly wiry fur. The facial hair is higher than on the body, which sets it apart from other dogs.
The square body has a deep chest, the head is round, the lower jaw is wide enough to walk right dog teeth, protruding eyes are black, the neck is short and arched, limbs are short and bone.
And has curly fur is usually black or dark gray, but there are exceptions, reddish or brown.
The height is between 25 and 38 cm. Weight 3-5 kg.
Behavior Bichon Frise
has a personality similar to that of a Terrer. They get along best with other dogs especially when they are raised by small together are curious and stubborn, but they are playful, lively, sharp, smart, courageous and confident.
Her fearless defenders tend to be authoritarian when certain rules are not imposed. They are affectionate and funny, are happy to spend time with family. It needs to move, be sure to himself busy so you do not get bored.
Quickly learn commands. They are recommended for young children because most have tendunta to treat them like chickens. If you are not trained they tend to impose themselves against larger dogs, or even climb trees.
Training Bichon Frise
It is a curious and stubborn breed that tends to befriend other dogs especially if they are raised together small. Girl's stature is a brave dog who likes to be the boss, so you have to impose yourself in front of the baby.
It requires a firm and consistent training so your dog will not get bored because it will no longer pay attention to the order in question.
Like the rest of the dogs is good to start the training when it is put. To avoid behavioral problems later it should know a minimum number of orders to assist in communication.
Characteristics Bichon Frise
Dogs of this breed shed less, which is an advantage for those who live down the block.
It adapts to warmer climates harder supported him over the limit, and / or higher humidity due to short snout, what he has. sometimes in the eye area can grow excessive hair causing irritation, it is recommended that it be shortened regularly.
Health Bichon Frise
is a race without strong resistance and serious conditions, but there are several problems reported with greater frequency, namely: A disorder that affects the adrenal glands (hyperadrenocorticism).
Cataract is also found in humans, which is found in humans, the lens loses its transparency that leads to blindness, this usually occurs in both eyes but not with the same intensity.
Lack of tears or diminish them, (keratoconjuctivita) is another commonly encountered disease. Patella luxation especially in older specimens.
They are also willing to corneal ulcers, fractures, brachiocephalic syndrome, and others but with lower frequency.