Assessment of breed characteristics
|Adaptability Definition of how easy a dog is. can adapt to changes in life.|
|Shedding Level Level and frequency of hair loss in animal.|
|Level of tenderness Level and amount of tenderness and affection that the dog gives back in return for attention to itself.|
|Need for Exercise Daily Activity Level dogs.|
|Social need Required number of dog contacts with other animals as well as people.|
|Housing ratio Factor that determines the level of noise and other inconvenience that the dog can deliver to the owners in the ratio the size of the apartment to the size of the dog.|
|Grooming Number of bathing, combing, as well as necessary number of professional grooming sessions required the dog.|
|Friendliness in an unfamiliar environment society with strangers or in an unfamiliar environment.|
|The tendency to bark The tendency to bark and its frequency and volume.|
|Health Issues Potential Health Status dogs.|
|Territorial tendency of the dog to protect his house, yard or even a car owner.|
|Cat friendliness A trend towards cat tolerance and reduced manifestation of hunting instincts.|
|Intelligence Dog’s ability to think and solve emerging difficulties (not to be confused with learning!).|
|Education and training Level of difficulty in training a dog perform certain actions.|
|Friendliness for children Factor determining how much the dog friendly to children, whether she likes to play with them and endure some children’s pranks.|
|Game activity The concept is determined by its very name, and, usually found in almost all dogs.|
|Observability Dog’s ability to detect presence a stranger in his territory.|
|Friendliness for other dogs Dog’s tendency to find common language with other relatives.|
Brief description of the breed
The Bichon Frize is a surprisingly affectionate, small dog that just born in order to be a faithful companion of man. This a pet is a born artist. Earlier this breed can It was often seen in the circus, but today the dog often entertains people at home than in the circus arena, although you can meet her in the arena, and not so rare! Charming curls, like cotton, made this affectionate, gentle dog insanely popular. Bichon Frize loves to be the center of attention, which is not surprising considering that earlier these dogs were real stars and performed amazing circus tricks that brought the audience to the present delight. Her dark eyes are filled with sparks of enthusiasm and fun. The dog is not picky, for happiness it does not need much: soft a bed and some food from your table! But do not flatter yourself. Bichon is not born “perfect”, he’s not a clockwork toy, but therefore, education and training should occupy an important place in dog’s life. Just because Bichons are smart and artistic doesn’t mean they don’t need to train and train. Do not indulge the dog in everything. Discipline must stay in the first place! It’s not worth it go too far in discipline, otherwise instead of an artistic doggie you can get a glamorous tyrant! If you want a dog only pleased you with your mischief and fun, give training due attention! Although the Bichon Frize is recognized as an ideal home dog, still keep this breed in families where there are small children, or active teenagers, are not recommended. The fact is that Bichon can injure a child during a game, Naturally, this can happen not arbitrarily, but to the child from this won’t get any easier. Often with their unexpected bark, Bichons scare children. This breed is said to be hypoallergenic, but this is a lie. Skin flakes dogs in wool, like other breeds, can cause allergic reactions. And dandruff in these dogs stands out enough plentifully! Any dog breeder or seller claiming to be dogs do not cause allergies, you should bypass the tenth road!
Photo Bichon Frize:
Photo of Bichon Frize dogs |
Bichon Frize is one of the few breeds whose history totals about two millennia! True, the name of this breed It was different. Little white dogs existed practically in all corners of the Mediterranean countries, and in other corners of our the planet. Such a vast dog habitat is caused before total, the small size of the animal. In the renaissance these dogs inhabited the royal court of the French monarchs. Pretty often their image is found in portraits along with beautiful blue-blood ladies. By the end of the 19th century, the Bichon Frize began to appear in ordinary families. Increasingly, they appeared on the streets, giving passers-by a lot of positive emotions with their mischievous tricks. Artistic life has become an integral feature of Bichon. Also these the four-legs played the role of guide for the blind, and this is another confirmation that these funny dogs are real companions person. In the 20th century, French dog breeders began to practice breeding of this breed and gave it its name – Bichon Frize, which in literally means “curly coat.” In 1956, one French family, who came from France to the USA, brought this breed to the American continent. After about 10 years in the United States was organized the first Bichon Frize fan club. As a separate breed The Bichon Frize was recognized by the American Kennel Club only in 1973 year. According to the American Kennel Club, according to Today, the breed occupies 73rd place, although back in 2000 she took 25th place!
Character Bichon Frize
According to official breed standards, the Bichon Frize is described as a dog with white hair, a cheerful character, a graceful tail and dark inquisitive eyes. Bichon Frize is very sociable, they They love to be in the company of a person, they love to play with children. Such dogs will bring joy and fun to any company in which they are.
Maintenance and care
Caring for the Bichon Frize is not easy, especially when it comes to pet and skin care. The fact that the dogs of this breeds are prone to allergies, therefore with insufficient care often there are problems of a dermatological nature. Frieze is necessary at least twice a week. White hair of these dogs rocks very quickly gets dirty, therefore, you need to bathe them often. Before bathing, the dog must be combed carefully to avoid rolling wool in contact with water, which then will be difficult to remove. Most Bichon Frize owners regularly (every 4-6 weeks) attend a professional groomer who helps to take care of hair, cuts nails and carries out cleaning of ears. Please note that pet ears should only be handled. a special solution prescribed by the veterinarian. It should be Avoid using cotton swabs. Bichon Frize is designed for experienced dog breeders ready to devote a lot of time Most dogs of this breed tend to actively isolate tears. Therefore, often veterinarians recommend the use of special eye solutions and wipes. They will help reduce discomfort. animal and will keep their eyes in good condition.
Training and training
Bichon Frize is easy to train. They like to please their the owner and really love the rewards in the form of goodies and gestures attention. These dogs are not dominant, which makes it easier the process of training them. Dogs of these breeds are very easy to train, therefore, they excel in learning how to perform complex tricks.
Health and Disease
The average life span of Bichon Frize is 12-15 years. Dogs of this breed are prone to such problems with health as an open arterial duct, as well as a number of cutaneous and eye diseases. They may also be predisposed to problems with intervertebral discs and kidneys, to dental diseases, ear infections, dislocation of the patella and allergies.