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Bichon Frise

The bichon frise is a fluffy white lap dog, with dense curly hair, floppy ears, and a cheerful attitude. The bichon frise makes a great pet for families; however the bichon frise is not ideal for families with very small children because they tend to nip gently when they play. The bichon frise has an interesting history. The bichon frise is believed to have originated in Spain or Belgium and then made its way to France and around the world. The bichon frise was bred as a boat dog and was good for the job because they were afraid of water and wouldn’t jump overboard. The Spanish sailors kept bichon frises on their ships. The bichon frises kept the sailors in good humour because of its playful cheery demeanor. As they traveled they gave the bichons o people in the countries they visited or traded the bichons for other goods.

The bichon frise was once a very high class exotic breed, but once they became common in Europe and started performing circus tricks, the wealthy began to lose interest. Bichons eventually made their way to North America and are common household pets today. If you own a bichon frise, a puppy but is a good idea if you don’t intend to enter your bichon frise in dog shows. Even with a puppy cut, a bichon frise demands a fair bit of care and grooming. Bichon frises have curly hair that’s easily tangled. If you don’t take care to groom your bichon frise regularly, your bichon frises hair will become matted, which can be uncomfortable for your bichon. Not only does matted hair make your bichon frise harder to clean, but it can be painful if it causes your bichon’s hair to pull tightly in places, You’ll also need to clean around your bichon frise’s eyes regularly to control tear stains and mucus buildup, which can also be harmful to your bichon frise’s health.

A bichon frise may have excess discharge from he eyes if it’s suffers from allergies. Many bichon frises are allergic to wheat, a common ingredient I many dog foods. If you can’t find suitable wheat-free dog food for your bichon frise, try making your own dog food. Making dog food for your bichon frise is easier than it sounds. It’s also cheaper and healthier for your bichon frise if you make their dog food yourself. Once you’ve identified what’s causing your bichon’s allergies, start looking up dog food recipes on the web. Often the best kind of dog food to make yourself is a stew with vegetables and lots of meat. Once you’ve cooked a large batch of dog food for your bichon rise, you can package it into individual portions to give to your dog one at a time.

Bichon Frise Puppies

Bichon frise puppies have a white or cream coat, often with up to half of their coat covered in darker patches. As bichon frise puppies mature, their coats lighten until they are almost entirely creamy white. Sometimes a small patch on the ends of their ears remains darker. If you intend to enter your bichon frise puppies in dog shows, they should be at least fifty percent white. Mature bichon frises need to be at least ninety percent white to qualify for dog shows.

Bichon Frise for Sale

Before looking for a bichon frise for sale, make sure that the bichon frise is the right breed of dog for your lifestyle. A responsible breeder will make sure that new owners know what they’re getting into and should try to judge whether or not the potential buyer will make a loving bichon frise owner. One thing to realize is that although bichon frises seem like lazy dogs at times, their energy comes in spurts, and they need plenty of exercise to stay healthy. If exercise regularly and fed a balanced diet, a bichon frise will live from ten to fifteen years, sometimes longer. The worst possible place to look for a bichon frise for sale is the pet store. Pet stores often have bichon frises for sale because they are a popular breed. However, pet store bichons and other dogs, come from puppy mills. Puppy mils generally treat the animals, especially the breeders, very inhumanely. If you’d like to adopt a bichon frise who’s been a victim of a puppy mill, call a bichon frise rescue group and tell them your story. Bichon frise rescue groups are like adoption agencies for bichon frises. Adopting a bichon frise is a great idea because it gives a needy bichon a second chance.

Bichon Frise Rescue

Bichon frise rescue shelters take in lost, abused, or abandoned bichon frises. These bichon frise rescue shelters are usually run and funded by bichon frise owners. If you’re thinking of getting a bichon frise of your own, try a bichon frise rescue shelter. These bichon frises need good homes and loving owners. If you’d like to help bichon frises in your community, you can make a donation or volunteer at your local bichon frise rescue shelter.

Bichon Frise Breeder

If you’re looking for bichon frise puppies, try a bichon frise breeder. Bichon frise breeders are usually happy to answer any questions you have about the bichon frise breed, especially if you’re a first-time bichon frise owner. Bichon frise breeders also know that bichon frises can have certain genetic diseases and these bichon frises should not be used for breeding because their bichon frise puppies will inherit the diseases. Some common health problems that bichon frises tend to suffer from are bladder problems and allergies. But don’t worry about your own allergies – bichon frises generally don’t affect people with dog allergies. They are also great dogs around the house because they don’t shed much at all.