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Bichon Frise   Lapdog, Hypoallergenic

 

A descendent of the Water Spaniel, the Bichon Frise is a small (up to 11.5” tall) but sturdy dog known for his happy and inquisitive nature. While they are lapdogs, it is important to remember that they require daily exercise and activities just like any other dog. They do not shed, and have hair rather than fur, so they may be a good option for allergy sufferers. Their hair does need to groomed regularly so as to avoid matting, however.

Bichon Frise Club of America, Inc.

 

Data & Facts

Scientific Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Carnivora
Family - Canidae
Genus - Canis
Species - Canis Lupus
Subspecies - Canis Lupus Familiaris
Breed - Bichon Frise

 

 


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