This bichon is distinguished by its double coat, which gives it a fluffy appearance. The coat is fine and silky, consisting of soft, corkscrew curls. These are trimmed back over the eyes to emphasize the rounded appearance of the face.
History of Bichon Frise
Originally, the Bichon Frise was popular in the royal courts of Europe. By the 1800s, however, the breed had lost favour and was more likely to be seen in circuses or accompanying organ grinders.
Its long association with people makes the Bichon Frise a responsive pet.
Other names of Bichon Frise: Tenerife Dog.
Identification keys of Bichon Frise
narrow, delicate ears
tight, round feet
tail curls over back
silky, cork-screw curls
strong, straight forelegs
Pomeranian The smallest member of the German Spitz group, the Pomeranian is characterized by an upright tail that tilts forward over its body. This breed is a devoted and affectionate companion.
The coat takes three years to reach full maturity, the whole colours include white, red orange, grey, […]
American Cocker Spaniel Smaller than its English counterpart, and with a much longer coat, the American Cocker Spaniel was developed in the USA in the last century.
A black American Cocker must be jet black, with no trace of brown or liver shadings.To be classified as black and tan, tan markings must […]
Löwchen With its long, silky coat trimmed in the traditional “lion clip”, this dog is easily distinguished from other members of the bichon group. The tail is clipped along part of its length, leaving just a plume of hair, completing this attractive, lively breed’s distinctive parody of the […]
Havanese This dog is of bichon stock, and is related to such breeds as the Bichon Frise. It has a profuse double coat and is usually cream, gold, silver, blue or black.
History of Havanese
It is believed to have been brought to Cuba by sailors from the Canaries.
This breed is become […]
Bolognese Descended from bichon stock, and so having the characteristic white, cottony coat associated with this group, the Bolognese may in fact have blond markings, although these are not considered desirable. This is a square-built and solid dog for its size.
History of Bolognese
The breed’s […]