The Bichon frise (also known as “Bichon peaks”), It is a breed of dog company and small, notable for their white and fluffy fur. It is characterized for being a happy dog, active and tireless.
The Bichon Frisé is a dog of European origin, descendant of the Maltese or Water Spaniel. The name “Bichon” now is the diminutive of “Barbet” which in turn is the diminutive of “Barbichon”. It is estimated that this breed is of French origin, Although it is also very possible that it is of Spanish origin, the area of the Mediterranean. It is said that it was one of the dogs of company of French and Spanish courts. He was brought by the Spaniards to the Canary Islands, where he also acquired the name of Bichon Tenerife. The popularity of this breed can be seen reflected in paintings by Spanish artists, among them Francisco de Goya.
After the French Revolution, the Bichon was moved from the attentions of the Court to survive as he could through the streets of French cities and peoples. Thus the genetics of the breed gained great strength, that only the most healthy and resilient managed to survive. But her beauty and provision is such, that eventually he was picked up by the public in general. In the Decade of 1930, several French breeders established race, that was registered in the club of France dogs in 1934. Today it is a very famous race…
For a long time it was part of street performances, Circus and puppet, Thanks to the ease with which trains and their physical endurance.
Dogs federations that recognize this breed:
- Japanese canine Club: Recognized the dogs miniature group in 1972.
- Organization International Dogshow: Recognized in the company group's dogs in 1972.
- American Kennel Club: AKC (United States). Entered into regular classes in 1973.
- Canadian Kennel Club: CKC (Canada). Classified in the Group of dogs not hunters in 1975.
- United Kennel Club: UKC (United States). Recognized in 1981.
- The Kennel Club: KC (Great Britain).
These associations can have useful references to estimate the popularity of the breed, Learn about the effort to keep defined, get advice for purchasing a purebred puppy and see this race to compete.
The bichon frise, It has small ears and keeps falling. Their coat is fine, soft, silky, slightly curly. Relatively long, of 7 to 10 cm.. It has an inner mantle of wool.
Hair color can be white or brown very clearly. The tail is curved over the back, with long hair. The height at the cross in the males is of 24 to 26.5 cm and the females of 23 to 30 cm.. The standard weight of Bichon Frisé is situated between 3 and 6 Kg. They tend to live in 12 to 15 years.
The maintenance of the hair can sue the assistance of a professional dog hairdresser. You should swim once a week, We must take special care with a dog as well.
It is a wonderful pet. This breed is very healthy and strong. Very friendly, adapts well, It is recommended for children because of their. Its good temperament has done a perfect pet for therapy centres and nursing homes. And does not require much exercise due to their size.
The owner of a Bichon Frisé should be avoided to let only, It is a pet that suffers from anxiety when she is alone, What can cause health problems.
Another feature that can add is that it is not a great Hunter of mice and mice.
To the Bichon Frisé are usually allocated either to the company of dogs, either, Sporting dogs.
- Otros nombres: Bichon à poil frisé / Bichon de Tenerife / Bichon de pelo rizado / Gelockter Bichon
- Group 9 / Section 1 – Bichones y afines
Dogs breeds: Bichon frise