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CeeDee - Bichon Frise (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
Bichon Frise Dog For Adoption in Porter Ranch, CA, USA

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Ad ID: ADN-24861
Times Ad Viewed: 923 times
Date Listed: 03/07/2016
Date Expires: 12 days from now

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Breed: Bichon Frise
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

CeeDee

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 03/07/2016
Location: Porter Ranch, CA, 91326
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Bichon Frise Dog For Adoption in Porter Ranch, CA, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Medium
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Bichon Frise (medium coat). See my video: http://youtu.be/fqtJBfEBbtw || DOB: August 2011 || BREED/COLORING: Purebred white Bichon Frise (with natural tail) || SIZE: CeeDee weighs about 10lbs and is full grown || HISTORY: CeeDee was found in Valencia after being attacked by a coyote and taken to Castaic Shelter. The shelter sent him to a private vet for treatment of several bite wounds. When we saw him he was in a lot of pain and scared - so we got him out of the shelter so that he could heal both physically and emotionally. He has been with us several months and is all healed and needs a home. || PERSONALITY: CeeDee is a very sweet and needy little boy... but he takes a little time to get to know people. He's not a fan of strangers, so he will need slow introduction to new people. Once he knows you, he will want to be next to you all of the time. He does not like to be alone. || TRAINING: CeeDee seems to be housebroken but will need some training. He walks great on leash but does not potty well on leash. || WOULD DO BEST: CeeDee would do best in an adult-only home that doesn't leave him home alone too much... He needs a yard or outdoor space where he can potty off-leash. || CATS/DOGS/KIDS: CeeDee does well with some dogs and seems to be great with cats - but he is not recommended for children. || VET RECORD :All of our dogs are currently vaccinated, spayed/neutered and microchipped prior to adoption. There will be no residual medical concerns once his wounds heal - he will be back to 100%. || AVAILABILITY: This dog is available for adoption now and is being fostered or kenneled in the San Fernando Valley area. Please email us and we will send you an adoption application. Local adoptions only. || Visit our website: http://www.foreverhomepetrescue.org/ || Visit us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/foreverhome || Make a donation to help us continue to save lives: http://www.foreverhomepetrescue.org/donate.html

Bichon Frise

A.K.A. : Bichon à poil frisé, Bichon Tenerife
Overview: The Bichon Frise is a cheerful little dog that gets along with everyone. They are active, alert, and very easy to train, making them an excellent family pet.
Breed Group: Non-Sporting
Weight (lbs): 7-12
Height (in): 9.5-11.5
Colors: White - and may have cream shadings.
Coat: The double coat consists of a soft dense outer coat and coarse curly outer coat. It has a puffy appearance and springs back when patted.
Character: Bichon Frise dogs are very sensitive and affectionate. They're always eager to cuddle or play.
Temperament: This breed is friendly toward strangers, other dogs, and children. They may bark a lot, however.
Care: The Bichon Frise's coat requires brushing and combing at least three times per week and trimming every two months.
Training: This breed is very intelligent and, therefore, responds very quickly to proper training.
Activity: The Bichon Frise needs daily exercise, whether from romps in the yard or rough and tumble play indoors.
Country of Origin: Spain
Health Issue: This breed is prone to watery eyes, cataracts, and skin and ear ailments. Also epilepsy and dislocated kneecaps may be seen.
Life Expectancy: 15 or more

More About Bichon Frise Breed
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