What is the life expectancy of a Bichon Frise?
The Bichon Frise lifespan is actually dependent on where they live, with the average Bichon Frise getting to live a longer life of 16 years in the UK and shorter, of only 12-13 years, in the U.S. and Canada. On average, however, the Bichon Frise lifespan is 15 years.
Do Bichon Frise shed?
Shedding in a Bichon Frise is minimal, but they do need more grooming than other dog breeds to keep their coat in good condition and to avoid knots.
Are Bichon Frise dogs easy to train?
Yes, Bichon Frises are highly trainable as they are typically very eager to please their owners. They do need, however, a lot of dedication, consistency, and positive reinforcement as they can be quite stubborn at times.
Do Bichon Frise smell?
No, the Bichon Frise dog breed is practically odourless unless they get into something, or have an underlying disease.