FCI Breed Standard: Bolognese Dog

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When you adopt an adult dog, you are doing the ultimate good deed. Let's face it: at first a lot of people think they want to find Bolognese puppies for sale, but not everyone is lining up to adopt the great adults! Some people might have the misconception that Bologneses in shelters have something wrong with them. In fact, most Bologneses for adoption end up in shelters not because of any problem with pet behavior or health issues, but because they were dropped off by someone who simply didn't have the time or money to care for the animals. In some cases pets are lost and never found by their owners. These animals are healthy and very eager to please. Did you know that every year, approximately 4 million adoptable animals are killed? A staggering 25% of those animals are purebreds, so you can bet there is a Bolognese in need of adoption.
Bolognese (dog) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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These are active little dogs, who need a daily walk. Play will take care of a lot of their exercise needs, however, as with all breeds, it will not fulfill their primal instinct to walk. Dogs who do not get to go on daily walks are more likely to display behavior problems. They will also enjoy a good romp in a safe open area off lead, such as a large fenced in yard. The Bolognese is well-suited to apartment life. bolognese in the "I am in doggy heaven" move.
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The Bolognese is a small, white, compact dog with a distinctive white single coat. It is of small size, stocky and compact. It is of square build and well-muscled. The head is of medium length. The skull is slightly ovoid. The muzzle is large, black and almost square. It has a developed jaw and the upper lips don’t cover the bottom lips. Its lips are black. It has white, strong and evenly aligned teeth. Its eyes are well developed, open and round. The rims of the eyelids are black and the iris is a dark ochre color. The ears are set high and are long and hanging but rigid at the base. The tail is carried curved over the back. The Bolognese's height varies 10.5 to 12 inches for a male and 10-11 inches for a female. The weight varies between 4.5 and 9 lbs.Although extremely rare, the Bolognese Breed is rapidly gaining popularity among those toy dog fanciers who, in the past, have selected from breeds such as the “Yorkie”, Havanese , Coton de Tulear and Bichon Frise. The Bolognese is disarmingly gentle and intuitive, and Bolos experience exceptionally good health compared to many toy breeds, this makes them an excellent choice for a small companion lap dog []
Very serious, generally not very high energy. Enterprising, docile, enjoying his masters, the Bolognese is slightly more reserved and shy than its cousin, the Bichon Frise. Bolognese enjoy companionship of people and form a close relationship with their owners. Vivacious, playful and happy, Bolognese get along very well with other animals. This willing little dog is quite responsive to obedience training. Outdoors he's rough-and-tumble; indoors he is quiet and happy. They are friendly with strangers. Get them accustomed to people and noises at an early age. Because of this breed’s size, they are prone to Small Dog Syndrome, human induced behaviors where the dog believes he is pack leader to humans. This causes many behavior problems, including separation anxiety and being timid.Questions and answers about Bolognese temperament, personality, behavior, physical traits and characteristics, feeding, health care, buying, adoption, puppies and adult dogs.Bolognese have crimpy, silky like coat. They have been raised for centuries for no other purpose than strictly companions for people. Therefore, they are the ultimate companion dog and are loyal, love your attention, and are abundantly affectionate. They have very strong attachments to humans and love pleasing you. They are even tempered, highly intelligent and love to be trained. Their winsome ways captivate your heart. They instinctively perform what is called the bolo dance in which they stand upright and dance around, rolling their paws in the air to greet you. They are calm and friendly and love you unconditionally. Bolognese are non-shedding, Hypoallergenic dogs. Bolognese are all white dogs.
The Bolognese is a small breed of dog of the Bichon type, originating in Italy. The name refers to the central Italian city of Bologna. It is part of the Toy dog group and is considered a companion dog. They love attention, and make good house pets. They are good at socializing with other dogs, big and small.