Bichon Frise is type of small dog that belongs to the Barbichon family.
Bichon Frise was created around 13th century in the Mediterranean region.
Bichon breed type are originally Spanish that were used as sailing dogs.
Bichon Frise was created by mixing Water Spaniel and Standard Poodle.
Bichon Frise arrived to the USA for the first time 60 years ago.
Bichon Frise can reach 9 to 11 inches in height
Bichon Frise can reach 7 to 12 pounds of weight.
Bichon Frise has dense fluffy coat that consists of pure white corkscrew shaped curls.
Puppies can be light yellow or creamy-colored at birth.
Bichon Frises may need grooming approximately every four to eight weeks.
As Bichon Frises are white dogs, frequent bathing is required to maintain the colour.
Bichon Frises are comparatively hypoallergenic.
Bichon Frise is derived from French language and it literally means curly lap dog.
Bichon Frise is type of dog that does not like to swim.
Bichon Frise gives birth to 1 to 6 puppies.
Bichon Frise can suffer from skin problems, allergies, bladder problems and patellar luxation.
The average lifespan of Bichon Frise is 12 to 15 years.
Bichon Frise served as companion of Spanish sailors on the trade routes in the 14th century.
The White Duchess painted by Francisco de Goya featured the Duchess of Alba and her Bichon.
Modern Bichons have developed into four categories.
The Bichon Frise or Tenerife, the Maltese, the Bolognese, and the Havanese.
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