Bichon Frise Puppies Health

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The Bichon Frise is considered a healthy breed. With an average life expectancy of 14 to 16 years, some Bichon Frise can live to be as old as 18. According to the Bichon Frisé Club of America, the oldest reported Bichon recently died of natural causes at the age of 21 years.

Like all breedsthe Bichon can be susceptible to certain health issues. The primary health problems in this breed are: Skin and allergies, dental issues, bladder infections, ear infections and eye disease. The most prevalent forms of cancer found in older Bichons are prostate in the male and mammary gland carcinoma in the female.

If you are considering the adoption of a Bichon Frisé puppy, or any breed, it is very important to be selective in choosing a responsible and reputable breeder.