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 box we will focus on the Bichons and related breeds from the section 1 of the Group 9 from FCI (Fédération Cynologique Internationale).
Standard – classification FCI
- Group 9: Companion and Toy Dogs
- Section 1: Bichons and related breeds.
The owner of a Bichon Frise (Bichon à poil frisé) You should avoid leaving it alone, suffers from anxiety when you're alone.
People say that
Hair texture Bolognese It is the wool one and should never be cut or trimmed
Small dog breed, original
The Coton de Tulear is very playful, to the point that the standard describes it by saying that “sometimes he's a bit of a clown”.
Due to their nature, the Havanese is used in therapy with animals
The Little Lion Dog It is little known, so much that in 1960 was defined as the rarest dog in the world.
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The Maltese is very sensitive, and you prefer a home that is stable.
The Maltese It is a canine breed that has existed since