Bichon - Dogs breeds (Bichones and related breeds) | Pets

Posted by tiadoc | 3 August 2011


It is called Bichon a group of dog breeds that have common features be of small size, having long hair and a sweet and affectionate character.

It is believed that the Bichon term comes from Barbichón, as they were called the poodle puppies or Barbet and by similarity, the term was applied to these races.

The Federation Cynologique Internationale qualify the Bichon breeds within the Group IX, in a single section; section 1 Bichones and similar breeds.

In this section are included also 2 races which did not bear the name of Bichon but if share appearance and character:

  • The different varieties of Bichon

Bichon Bolognese

The texture of the hair of the Bichon Bolognese is wool and should never be cut or cut

Otros nombres: Bichon Bolognese / Bolognese Dog Toy / Bologneser / Bolognese / Bichon Bolognais / Bolus / Botoli / Bottolo.

Group 9 / Section 1 - Bichones y afines.

Dogs breeds: Bichon Bolognese

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Bichon frise

The owner of a Bichon frise You should avoid leaving it alone, suffers from anxiety when you're alone.

Otros nombres: Bichon à poil frisé / Bichon Tenerife / Curly hair Bichon / Gelockter Bichon

Group 9 / Section 1 - Bichones y afines

Dogs breeds: Bichon frise

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Due to their nature, the Havanese is used in therapy with animals

Alternative names: Havanese Cuban Bichon / Bichon Havanais / Bichon Havanês / Havaneser / Havanezer / Bichon Habanero

Group 9 / Section 9 - Bichones y afines

Dogs breeds: Havanese

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The Maltese is very sensitive, and you prefer a home that is stable.

Group 9 / Section 1 - Bichones y afines

Alternative names: Bichon maltais / Malteser / Maltese

Dogs breeds: Maltese

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Tulear cotón

The Tulear cotón It is a small breed of dog born in Madagascar. Its name honors on the one hand to their city of origin, Tulear in Madagascar and on the other hand the aspect of cotton (Cotón) He has his coat layer.

It was developed on the island of Madagascar and, It is the national dog of the island. The ancestors of the Cotón Tulear were brought to Madagascar in the centuries 16 and 17 aboard the Pirate ships, its aim was to control rats and mice. Madagascar was a ...

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The Löwchen (German: "Small lion dog") It is the breed of dog that once had the honour to, as the Portuguese water dog and the Havanese, be regarded as the rarest dog in the world. Even today, the race, in general, It has less one hundred new registrations each year around the world.

Despite the fact that this dog may be linked with the Bichon Frise, the history of the Löwchen is still dark. The small lion "dog" seen in many works ...

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