Frequently Asked Questions!
It’s important to us that our customers feel fully informed and confident when working with us. That’s why we’ve made an extensive list of past customers’ questions along with answers from our experienced team. Browse through the information below, and if you have a question that isn’t included here, feel free to reach out to us today.
Why is a Bichon Frise for me and my family?
Bichon Frises possess several admirable qualities that make them beloved companions. Here are some of the notable characteristics and positive attributes of the Bichon Frise breed:
Affectionate: Bichon Frises are known for their loving and affectionate nature. They thrive on human companionship and enjoy being close to their owners. Their warm and cuddly nature makes them excellent lap dogs and great family pets.
Friendly and Sociable: Bichon Frises are generally friendly and sociable dogs. They tend to get along well with people of all ages, including children, as well as with other dogs and pets. Their amiable disposition makes them a joy to have around in social settings.
Playful and Energetic: Bichon Frises have a lively and playful personality. They enjoy engaging in interactive play sessions and are always up for a game of fetch or a fun walk in the park. Their playful nature brings lots of joy and entertainment to their owners' lives.
Intelligent: Bichon Frises are known for their intelligence and trainability. They are quick learners and can excel in obedience training and various canine activities. Their intelligence, coupled with their eagerness to please, makes them receptive to positive reinforcement training methods.
Hypoallergenic: Bichon Frises are considered a hypoallergenic breed, which means they are less likely to trigger allergies in individuals who are sensitive to pet dander. Their low-shedding, curly coat produces fewer allergens, making them a suitable choice for people with allergies.
Adaptable: Bichon Frises are adaptable dogs that can thrive in different living situations. Whether in an apartment or a larger home, as long as they receive proper exercise, mental stimulation, and social interaction, they can adapt well to their environment.
Well-mannered: Bichon Frises often exhibit good manners and are known for their polite demeanor. They typically do not display excessive barking or aggressive behavior, making them pleasant companions both at home and in public spaces.
These qualities, combined with their adorable appearance and joyful personality, contribute to the popularity of Bichon Frises as delightful and cherished pets.
How often do Bichon Frise need to be groomed?
Bichon Frises require regular grooming to maintain their coat's health and appearance. Generally, it is recommended to groom a Bichon Frise every 4 to 6 weeks. However, the frequency of grooming may vary depending on factors such as the individual dog's coat type, activity level, and personal preference.
Bichon Frises have a double coat consisting of a dense, soft undercoat and a curly, coarse outer coat. Regular grooming helps prevent matting and keeps their coat clean and tangle-free. Here are some grooming tasks you should consider:
Brushing: Bichon Frises should be brushed at least two to three times a week to remove loose hair and prevent mats. Use a slicker brush or a comb specifically designed for their coat type.
Bathing: Bichon Frises should be bathed once every three to four weeks or as needed. Use a mild dog shampoo and conditioner suitable for their sensitive skin. If you choose to use whitening shampoo for a whiter coat then do not use a shampoo with bleach as an ingredient.
Haircuts: Regular haircuts are necessary to maintain the Bichon Frise's signature fluffy appearance. A professional groomer can trim their coat according to the desired style and length.
Eye and ear care: Bichon Frises are prone to tear stains and ear infections. Wipe their eyes daily to remove any discharge and clean their ears regularly to prevent wax buildup and infection. It's important to use appropriate dog-safe products and consult a veterinarian if you notice any issues.
Remember, grooming is not just about aesthetics; it also contributes to your Bichon Frise's overall well-being. Establishing a grooming routine early on and maintaining it consistently will help keep your Bichon Frise healthy, comfortable, and looking its best.
Where do you buy the pee pads?
The majority of my purchases are made through Amazon, as I find it to be a convenient and reliable platform. In the near future, I have plans to launch an online shop on my personal website, specifically aimed at simplifying the process and reducing costs for new dog owners who will be providing homes for my puppies. By establishing this shop, I aim to offer a seamless and affordable solution, enabling these individuals to conveniently access the necessary supplies and products they need for their new companions. This initiative is designed to enhance the overall experience for both the new dog owners and the puppies, ensuring a smooth transition and promoting their well-being.
What if I can no long keep the dog/pup that I have bought from you?
Ensuring the well-being and happiness of our puppies is our top priority, and we are fully committed to their long-term welfare. If any issues arise and you are unable to continue caring for the dog or puppy you acquired from us, we have a strict policy in place to accept the return of all pups without hesitation. We will gladly keep the dog or puppy in our care until we are able to find them a suitable and loving home, as that is our ultimate goal.
We understand that geographical distance or time constraints may pose challenges in returning the dog or puppy to our facility. In such cases, we highly recommend considering a reputable no-kill shelter or reaching out to kind-hearted families in your vicinity who are known for providing responsible and loving care for dogs. It is crucial to ensure that the dog or puppy will be placed in a nurturing environment where their needs will be met.
Rest assured, our commitment to the well-being and proper rehoming of our puppies remains unwavering, and we will diligently explore all options to secure a loving home for them.