Facts & Origin
Frenchie Bichon - French Bulldog and Bichon Frisé Mix
The Frenchie Bichon is a delightful mix of the French Bulldog and the Bichon Frisé. Both breeds have an interesting origin and history. The French Bulldog originated in France and was originally bred as a companion dog for craftsmen and breeders. The Bichon Frisé, on the other hand, has its roots in the Mediterranean and was kept as a companion dog. Combining these two breeds creates the Frenchie Bichon, which has charming characteristics of both parents.
Suitability and use
The Frenchie Bichon is an ideal choice for dog lovers looking for a small, playful companion. Thanks to his friendly nature, he is well suited for families and older people alike. Since he doesn't need a lot of exercise, he can be kept in an apartment or a house with a small garden. The Frenchie Bichon loves to be pampered and enjoys the company of his owners.
|Life expectancy||10 - 15 years|
|Activity level||low - average|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of the Frenchie Bichon
The Frenchie Bichon usually brings charming character traits. He is often playful, friendly and affectionate. Thanks to the influence of the Bichon Frisé, he can also be an excellent companion dog who enjoys spending time with his people. The French Bulldog may give him a lively and fun character. The Frenchie Bichon is usually sociable and can get along well with children and other pets.
The Frenchie Bichon is an adorable mix of the French Bulldog and the Bichon Frisé. With its adorable appearance and friendly nature, it can be a wonderful companion dog for a variety of households. With proper care and attention, the Frenchie Bichon can become a loyal and loving companion.
Health and care
The health of the Frenchie Bichon is of great importance, as it can be prone to certain health problems that can occur in its parents. These include respiratory problems, skin conditions, and eye problems. Regular veterinary examinations are important to detect potential problems early. Grooming the Frenchie Bichon includes regular brushing to keep the coat clean and free of tangles. Care of the ears and teeth is also important to prevent health problems.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Frenchie Bichon is a small to medium sized dog with a lovely appearance. He can inherit characteristics of both parent breeds, including the compact body and muscular build of the French Bulldog and the curly, soft coat of the Bichon Frisé. Its ears can be either erect or drooping. Coat color can vary, ranging from white to cream to various shades of brindle.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.
Can occur in a number of breeds, regardless of genetic makeup.
Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
This mixed breed has a temperamental, social and very lively personality. They are affectionate and intelligent, but also quite loud and playful. They need a lot of activity and love to play with other dogs and people.
Most grow between 28 and 38 cm tall and weigh about 4 to 6 kg.
Since this hybrid breed has a supple and soft coat when healthy, it should be brushed thoroughly at least once a week to prevent knots from forming. Add attention to ears, eyes and teeth to your regular coat care regime as well.
These mixed breeds learn quickly and respond well to reward based training. Set clear boundaries and be consistent in training your dog. Be patient and reward your dog with treats and praise for successful exercises.
Since the life expectancy of each animal is different, it depends largely on how well they have been trained in docility and cared for. In general, these dogs can live up to 14 years.