These are lively, happy little dogs that adore family life and make ideal children’s pets. They love to accompany the family on all outings, but can be left alone occasionally. These are bright little dogs who quickly catch on to what you want them to do, so there is no real problem training them.
Centuries ago, the Bichon Frise was popular in France and Spain. The Bichon has been depicted in portraits of the royal families of both countries. In the 18th century, the royal whims turned to other dogs, and the Bichons became the dogs for commoners. Their winsome ways and agility soon brought them fame as circus dogs and organ-grinders’ dogs.