Bichon Frise: Bichon Frises and Seniors
Bichon Frises are becoming an increasingly popular
breed of companion dog with the elderly. Studies have
indicated that elderly people have shown signs of
improved health when they had a pet to share their life
Bichon Frises are a particularly good choice for older
people because they are small and basically lap dogs.
They have a gentle nature and so are perfect for therapy
work in nursing and children’s hospitals as well. They
are highly sociable with moderate exercise needs that
can be usually satisfied with daily walks. Another
advantage is retired persons can often give the Bichon
Frise the time needed for daily grooming.
Bichon Frises are happy as long as they can be around
people. They adapt easily to new people and new
environments. As long as they have human interaction
they can equally enjoy small apartments or homes with
Because Bichon Frises are affectionate little lap dogs
they thrive on human contact and are happiest just
hanging around and being loved.
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