Our Dogs

Before you decide to purchase a pup of either breed you should familiarise yourself with the day to day and long term responsibility associated with the particular breed. Some information on both breeds may be found on this page. You can find more detailed information either via books on the breeds or by researching the subject on the internet.

Bichon Frise

Bichon Owning

The Bichon Frise's name translates to mean "Curly Lap Dog." He is a tough and healthy dog who was bred to be a lap dog for French Royalty, but during the French Revolution became street dogs, and only the toughest survived. To keep the Bichon's coat healthy you must brush it frequently. A cheerful attitude is the hallmark of the breed.

Bichon Characterisitics

The Bichon Frise is a small, sturdy, white powder puff of a dog whose merry temperament is evidenced by his plumed tail carried jauntily over the back and his dark-eyed inquisitive expression.

Bichon Facts

Date entered into Regular Classes: April 4, 1973. The Bichon Frise originated in the Mediterranean area. On October 18, 1934, the Bichon Frise was admitted to the stud book of the French Kennel Club. The Bichon Frise was admitted into the American Kennel Club Stud Book in October of 1972. You can find Bichon Frise's in several of the paintings by the Spanish painter Goya.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier Owning

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a happy dog that does well in either a city or country environment. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel interacts well with children.

Cavalier Characteristics

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is an active, graceful, well-balanced toy spaniel, very gay and free in action; fearless and sporting in character, yet at the same time gentle and affectionate. It is this typical gay temperament, combined with true elegance and royal appearance which are of paramount importance in the breed. Natural appearance with no trimming, sculpting or artificial alteration is essential to breed type.

Cavalier Facts

Date entered into Regular Classes: January 1, 1996. The true purpose of this breed has always been that of a companion dog. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is the number one toy dog in England. On January 1, 1996 it entered the ring as the 140th AKC-recognized breed. The first Cavaliers were sent to America in 1952 by Lady Forwood as a gift.

Other Services

We provide a grooming service for both breeds.

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