Happy, charming and independent, the Bichon Frise is an engaging companion.

Vital Stats

Height: 9 to 11 inches at shoulder
Weight: 7 to 12 pounds
Coat: soft and fluffy
Life span: 12 to 15 years

Summary
The Bichon Frise (pronounced BEE-shawn FREE-say; the plural is Bichons Frises) is a cheerful, small dog with a love of mischief and a lot of love to give.

With his black eyes and fluffy white coat, the Bichon looks almost like a child’s toy. And it doesn’t take long to realize that the Bichon can be your happiest and most enthusiastic companion. Full Bichon Frise profile on DogTime.com

Affectionate with family:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Playfulness:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Dog friendly:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Need for exercise:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
General health:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Vigor:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Average:
3.4 out of 5 stars (3.4 / 5)