- Other names:
- Bichon A Poil Frise
- Bichon Tenerife
The bichon frise is a perky small dog breed with a doll face and a body covered in white fluffy hair. They are often mistaken for white toy poodles due to their size and coat appearance. The breed is well known for their cheerful attitude and happy demeanor. Their charm quickly makes them the center of attention, which is what the bichon frise wants most of all.
The bichon frise is an intelligent dog breed and is highly trainable. Their small size makes them an ideal dog for any apartment, but they do suffer from separation anxiety which is something potential owners need to consider if they are frequently away. They do have a lot of energy, but as a small dog their exercise requirements is less than larger dogs breeds with the same level of energy.