May 10, 2018
Fun Facts about the little fluffy clouds, Bichon Frise!
- The Bichon’s name means “curly coated,” in French. To maintain their fluffy coats, you will need to brush and groom your dog daily. This is very high maintenance work requiring a blow dryer and some trimming. Bichon Frise puppies for sale are purchased because of their coats and their owners typically let groomers do that fancy work!
- Young Henry III of France was so connected to his Bichon Frise that actually he carried his pup around his neck, on an ribbon adorned attachment that looked like a basket. He inadvertently started a fashion at court, leading to the name “Bichonner..” It means to pamper or make beautiful.
- Bichon Frise puppies for sale are so popular, because they are extremely gentle and playful, small companion dogs, that makes an excellent family pet.
- Artists frequently included the Bichon Frise in their paintings. Titian, Sir Joshua Reynolds, and Francisco Goya portrayed them.
- The Bichon Frise is a descendant from the Barbet, an old breed of Water Spaniel, from the Mediterranean region of Europe. They are said to be related to the Poodle.
- Bichon Frise puppies for sale are intelligent and sociable. They don’t like being alone for long periods of time, for they love to be with people and often suffer from separation anxiety.
- The Bichon is often recommended for people who have dog allergies, because they have a coat similar to a Poodle’s coat and shed very little.
- While they make very good apartment dogs, they do require regular daily exercise and would appreciate and some outdoor playtime.
- In adult dogs, their coats are completely white, but puppies can be born in butter, apricot, or gray shades.
- Bichons puppies for sale are born toothless, deaf, and blind. The pups do not fully open their eyes until they are at least 12 days old.
- The Bichon Frise dog has an average life span of 12 to 15 years.