Training and intelligence
The Bichon Frise is an intelligent breed, but they can be difficult to housebreak. They enjoy being praised, and becasue they are so quick and clever, are good at learning tricks.
The Bichon Frise is a happy, cheerful, friendly breed. They love their people and being with them, and are very loving and affectionate. Owners often say these dogs are almost human!
Attitude towards strange dogs and people
They are an alert dog, so they make a good watch, but are not a guarding breed. Bichon Frises are sociable and enjoy meeting new people and dogs.
Grooming and shedding
They do not shed, but do need brushing once a week to avoid the coat tangling. A Bichon Frise should also be bathed regularly.
The Bichon Frise is a lively dog, and will want to play with you as well as going out for regular exercise.
Need for company
Bichon Frise do enjoy time spent with their family better than being alone.
This dog can have a long life, so make sure you are prepared to give him the care for all of that life. The Bichon Frise coat is always white.