Type: The Bichon Poo, also known as the Poochon or the Bichpoo, is a cross between the Bichon Frise and the Poodle.
Height: 9 - 14 inches.
Weight: Toy size: 6 – 12 lbs, Miniature size:13 – 18 lbs.
Coat: Coat is medium long, coarse in texture, with loose curls. Coat color is usually white, but can also come in black, apricot, or blue. Low to no shedding.
Description: The Bichon Poo likes to be around its owner and to follow around people. It is sweet-natured and high-spirited. Always eager to please and impress, the Bichon Poo is fun, intelligent, never boring, and easy to bond with. It has a lot of energy, especially if it inherits sporty traits from the Poodle, and is easily bored if left with nothing to do for a long time. The crossbreed is very affectionate, and can get too attached or become an attention-seeker if spoiled. It can get nervous under stressful situations or when left alone. Because of its friendly personality, it likes to approach people and make friends. Despite this sociable trait, the Bichon Poo still has the potentials to be a good watchdog and can easily be trained to be one.
Special Needs: Well socialized and trained, daily walk.
Life Span: 12 - 16 years.