#bichonfrise dogs could be the ideal breed for you. Find out in this video which is packed with advice from trainers, The Kennel Club and an owner who's had Bichons for over 25 years. Discover the do's and don'ts of living with a Bichon, including a fairly serious warning that these lively dogs who thrive on human company should not be left in the house on their own for long periods of time. There's also expert advice on #bichonfrisegrooming. Their fluffly coats don't shed but do need almost daily brushing and combing as well as occasional attention from an expert dog groomer. There's help on choosing #bichonfrisepuppies .They're gay, happy, lively little dogs. They are comical, they are affectionate. They are very cute. They have a fabulous coat to cuddle, What else could anybody want in a dog. Bichon Frise is a breed that was largely developed in France, and it has Poodle ancestry and some poodle characteristics, particularly in the coat. Many people start off with a Bichon Frise before they go on to other breeds because they do make an ideal family pet. Usually excellent with children, very biddable and are highly trainable. The Bichon Frise is a lovely, happy, really nice little companion dog. And they look fabulous when you train them to do tricks. They pick up on your moods, so they're able to cheer you up. And if you feel a bit fed up, a Bichon, they'll make you smile. Bichon Frise lovely little dog tehy don't have excessive exercise levels, but they do enjoy a lot of walking and playing. They really enjoy the company of humans and they make good companions for people. What I love about Bicons more than anything is they are so incredily animated. They actually talk to you with their expression, with their faces. They're very happy little dogs. Because they don't moult, they can make very good dogs for people with allergies or asthma. We would often look to rehome or recommend them to people with such conditions. I've got seven Bichons. They have a lot of energy, they're not dogs that are going to lie down and sleep all day. They like to be entertained a little and they like the one to one companionship that you have. They thrive on that. Therefore absolutely not suited to being left alone for long periods. They're not for people who are away at work. That would make them stressed. They would become unhappy, and it's quite the opposite of what a Bichon needs. They do need a lot of company and a certain amount of entertainment. If you have a garden, and the dog has free run into that garden, that's fine they should still have a structured half hour walk a day.