Bolognese
Italia FCI 196

Bichón Boloñés

The texture of your hair is wool and should never be cut or trimmed

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History Bolognese

Small dog breed, original of Italy. Its name refers to his hometown, Bologna, located north of Italy.

According to the canine literature, It is believed that the Bolognese descends from different types of dogs bichon South Italy, and its existence is around century XI or XII. Similar to the Bichon frise, It became popular as a companion dog among the royal courts and the nobility of Spain, as well as in other parts of Europe since the century 16 until the early nineteenth century.

The Francia appear among the most appreciated gifts that were made for a time by the powerful of this world. Cosimo (1389 – 1464) It took no less than eight to Brussels as gifts to different Belgian nobles. Philip II, King Spain from 1556 a 1598, After receiving two, as a gift Duke of This, thanked him in writing, saying “These two small dogs are more real gifts you can do to an emperor”. Bolognese breed is represented in paintings Titian, of Pierre Breughel and Goya.

The Bolognese It was recognized in 1989 by the Federation Cynologique Internationale as breed number 196 in the Group 9 company and Toy type dogs, Section 1.1 Italy Bichones.

Physical characteristics Bolognese

White small dog, Compact, classified as a company and dog with a distinctive unique in the Bichones: their coat entirely white and without layers. The eyes are large and dark, as the nose. Height Bolognese varies between 25 and 30 cm.. The weight can vary between 4 and 5 kg.

Did You Know?

You may have heard that coats that do not flow dogs turn them into a race “non-allergenic”, but this is not true. It is the dog dander – skin flakes – what triggers allergic reactions, no fur. The coat that is not descaled means less dander in the environment and sometimes less allergic reactions. But still produce dander, and can cause an allergic reaction.

The only distinctive coat (namely, without layer) It falls in loose and open throughout the body curls, with shorter hair on the face. The texture of the hair is of wool and should never be cut off or cut. The Bolognese sheds very little hair, but requires regular hairdo.

Each hair grows from a hair follicle, It has a cycle of growth, and then they die and are replaced by another follicle. When the follicle dies, the hair falls out. The duration of the crop cycle and the excretion time varies depending on the age and other factors. Frequent brushing and bathing, to keep the Bolognese at its best, is essential.

Character and skills Bolognese

These dogs are very smart and they worship the people company, but they are often very reserved with strangers. Believe it or not have a very keen ear, in general, they just paper tigers, entirely to hear strange noises. Usually, they are less active than the Bichon Frise, However, is a cheerful and friendly breed.

Develops a close bond with its owner.

To be intelligent, it is easy to train, and eager to please, It is an ideal company for the family dog, Although initially it may be something reserved with strangers. They are good with children. Their life expectancy is 12 a 14 years.

Ratings of the Bolognese

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed “Bolognese” you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, You must take into account their character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, your care and if you have young children, their level of tolerance towards them.

Adaptation ⓘ

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Hair loss ⓘ

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Affection Level ⓘ

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Exercise Needs ⓘ

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Social Needs ⓘ

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Apartment ⓘ

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Grooming ⓘ

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Stranger Friendly ⓘ

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Barking Tendencies ⓘ

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Health Issues ⓘ

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Territorial ⓘ

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Cat Friendly ⓘ

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intelligence ⓘ

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versatility ⓘ

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Child Friendly ⓘ

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Watchdog Ability ⓘ

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Playfulness ⓘ

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Images Bolognese

Videos Bolognese

Type and recognitions:

  • Group 9 Companion dogs. / Section 1 Bichons and related breeds.
  • FCI 186
  • Federations: FCI , AKC , ANKC , CKC , ​KC , NZKC , UKC
  • FCI nomenclature of the Bolognese race

  • BOLOGNESE FCI

Alternative names:

    1. Bichon Bolognese, Bolognese Toy Dog, Bologneser, Bolo, Botoli, Bottolo (English).
    2. Bichon bolonais, Bolognese (French).
    3. Bologneser, Bichon Bolognese (German).
    4. Bichon bolonhês, Bolognese (Portuguese).
    5. Bichón boloñés, Boloñes (Spanish).

Bichon frise
Francia Belgica Spain FCI 215

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

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History

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.

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Maltese
Italia FCI 65

Bichón Maltés

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

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History

The Maltese is a dog breed Spaniel type of small size. Its origin is often placed for more than 2.800 years, on Meleda island, and the earliest reference we have on the race are those we, possibly, the Egyptians. Some Pharaohs tombs have appeared statues reminiscent of the Maltese, in 13th century BC. In the 4th century BC, Aristotle refers to these dogs, to those who put the name of “dogs malitenses“.

It is depicted on Greek ceramic pieces and is mentioned in the writings of many poets and Roman historians. Are mentioned from the time of the Roman Empire and it is perhaps known from before. Maltese may be the oldest European faldera race. It is known that she was taken to various places on the shores of the Mediterranean.

The ancestors of this breed were living in port areas of the maritime cities of the Mediterranean with the Mission to hunt rats and mice It is accumulated in the ships and warehouses.

Its name, Maltese, comes from the word málat, that means port and Melitae not in principle you could think of. However, málat is a term used in many maritime areas, including the island of Mljet (Dalmatia, Croatia), so there is arguably the island as its origin. Another hypothesis is their origin of Sicily (Melita).

In the middle ages, the Maltese were used as pets by European nobility. Grow them very long hair to these dogs, which is why, need brushing constantly so that do not fall them so much and do not form knots.

Physical characteristics

They weigh between 1,8 and 4 kg. Being the maximum weight in adulthood of 3 kg in females and 4 kg in males. Its height is of 20 a 25,5 cm., and they have a compact body.

They have a long and silky coat of pure white or strangely ivory, allow some minor and very light yellow or brown stains very clear. It is fine, soft and silky, a considerable length (almost reaches the ground), without curlers but aimed to build it, hangs on the side from a line that goes from the truffle to the birth of the tail. They have no internal mantle.

They have medium-size head with small front, round skull. The nose is black. And his big eyes, oval, dark brown with black eyelids, attentive and very dark. The snout is moderately long, fine, it tapers to the nose. The ears are long, falls and hairy, of implant low, hanging close to head, as supporting, on the side of the snout is left mayor Brown.

They have short, straight legs. Its tail is elegant and is covered with abundant hair, and it features curved on its back.
In comparison to the Yorkshire Terrier or the Chihuahua, the Maltese has no such tendency to callus or other diseases that can shorten your life.

Did You Know?

Sweet little Maltese is a favorite of celebrities, including Halle Berry, Heather Locklear y Eva Longoria. Could it be because they are so adorable in photos? We think so.

Character and skills

They are excellent pets, clean, Although white, They stain much. Lively, Smart, caring and tender, with the eternal look of small puppies. It is a docile dog, very protective of the House. It is a very Barking Dog. They can be used as guard dog doorbell, or avisador dog, like the Chihuahua or the Yorkshire Terrier. These small dogs are perfect for households where there are children or adolescents who are quite comprehensive, and they will love its owner with madness.

It is good to have a walk in the morning and another in the evening already that being small does not require much exercise. Much like sleep and the majority spend as dozing all day. Are very active at night and love to have a rubber bone to bite. They easily adapt to changes. They have a half life of 9 a 12 years that they have small but robust bodies coming from ancient Mesopotamia. Throughout his life, they do not usually present no disease.
This breed of dog usually used for therapy dog and make children more responsible and ordered.

It requires a little patience when he trains. It is very sensitive, and you prefer a home that is stable. It does not present problems with children, When the dog is so respected, You can spend hours playing with them.







Comments

Unlike other dogs the Maltese require little physical activity, What are good candidates for older people. Hunting mice, and they keep them away from the House.

Take them to walk would also make them sociable that don't require much exercise, adults should keep the weight and the best way to do this is by controlling what you eat and taking them for a walk. We must pay attention to the hair, and the help of a dog hairdresser may be required from time to time. You must be careful with approaching other dogs that are very nervous and are uncontrollable.

They can make stunts, How to keep standing on their hind legs for several minutes. Although perfectly adapted to living in apartments for its small size and domestic, love to walk in the open air. To be a difficult race, about all when they are puppies, they require many care. It is recommended to feed with feed, and though loves food human should never be given chocolate, It is highly deadly to this race.

Ratings of the Maltese

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed “Maltese” you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, You must take into account their character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, your care and if you have young children, their level of tolerance towards them.

Adaptation ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Dog friendly ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Hair loss ⓘ

1.0 rating
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Affection Level ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Exercise Needs ⓘ

1.0 rating
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Social Needs ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Apartment ⓘ

5.0 rating
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Grooming ⓘ

5.0 rating
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Stranger Friendly ⓘ

5.0 rating
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Barking Tendencies ⓘ

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5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Health Issues ⓘ

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Territorial ⓘ

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Cat Friendly ⓘ

5.0 rating
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intelligence ⓘ

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versatility ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Child Friendly ⓘ

1.0 rating
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Watchdog Ability ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Playfulness ⓘ

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4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Images Maltese

Vídeos Maltese

Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI: Group 9 Companion dogs / Section 1 Bichons and dog breeds
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  • FCI 65
  • Federations: FCI , AKC , ANKC , CKC , ​KC , NZKC , UKC
  • FCI nomenclature of the Maltese breed
  • MALTESE FCI

Alternative names:

    1. Maltese, Sleeve Dog (English).
    2. Bichon maltais (French).
    3. Malteser (German).
    4. Maltês, bichon maltês (Portuguese).
    5. Bichón maltés, Maltaise, Couton, Mini Maltés, Pulguis (Spanish).