small (0-25 lbs.)
hypoallergenic, easy to train, requires lots of grooming, apartment-friendly, good for first-time pet owners
friendly, outgoing, playful
Intelligent, affectionate, and incredibly cute, the bichon frise could easily be mistaken for a child’s toy. This happy-go-lucky breed originated in the Mediterranean islands, which could be why they’re so easygoing and fun-loving. Bichons are the perfect companion for families, elderly couples, and everyone in between.