What is Cushings Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome happens when your dog’s body makes too much of a hormone called cortisol. This chemical helps him respond to stress, control his weight, fight infections, and keep his blood sugar levels in check. But too much or too little of it can cause problems. Cushing’s, which is also known as hypercortisolism and hyperadrenocorticism, can be…

How healthy are Bichons as a breed

Based on a recent health survey, the primary health problems in the Bichon are: Skin and allergy / atopy Bladder infections and stones Orthopedic (primarily patellar luxation, also disk degeneration) Dental disease (gingivitis, early tooth loss) Eye diseases (primarily cataracts) Cancers (primarily lung, hemangiosacroma and liver) Cardiac (primarily mitral valve disease) Disease of the liver (primarily liver shunt) Gastrointestinal problems (chronic vomiting,…

The Best Pupcake and Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

Carrot Cake Dog Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Icing! Does your dog like carrots? Then he’ll love these carrot cake dog cupcakes for your next dog celebration. What could make this free dog cake recipe even better? How about cream cheese and applesauce dog treat icing! Decorate the top of the muffin with extra shredded carrots for…

Crosby Bichon Meet Sunday 25th June

Crosby Monthly Bichon Meet – 25th June 2017 What an absolutley fabulous meet! I want to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who attended today, without you, this would be nothing more than a dog walk; you guys make it friendly, enjoyable and so much fun!! This walk has become an event that so…

The BB100 Challenge!!

The Bichon Buddies 100 Challenge! #BB100 Friends of Bichon Buddies from all across the world are participating in the BB100 challenge to raise money for Bichons in need. Participant will complete 100-miles in 100 days as well as a gruelling log of 100 exercises, to get fit, tone up, lose weight and more importantly, help…

Snowdon Climb for Many Tears 28th May 2017

 Our Snowdon Story! On Saturday, 28th August 2017 The Bichon Buddies Crew set off tackle Snowdon to raise money for Many Tears Animal Rescue. After a gruelling 8-hours, we all made it back in One piece (just!) raising a total of £274.00 in sponsorships. We are still collecting donations and hope to increase that figure in coming days. If you…

My Bichon Frise Tear Stain Challenge!

We all know how difficult it is to keep those beautiful faces white and when the dreaded tear stains strike, it often feels like you are fighting a losing battle. Its even more frustrating when other owners seem to have effortlessly beautiful snow white Bichons yet everytime you take your pooch for a walk, you…

The British Bichon Bash – National Bichon Meet

The British Bichon Bash – National Bichon Meet Regional Bichon and Poochon Meets and walking groups in the North-West, North-East and Middlands have teamed up to host the National Bichon Bash for all Bichon owners, Bichon Hybrids and Crosses alike! This event will be held at 10am-2pm (with a social from 2pm onward) on Bank…

Competition to WIN a Charm Collar (Blue or Pink)

We are holding a competition to WIN a Bichon Charm Collar PERSONALISED which is worth £30.00. This is a decorative collar only and perfect to glam up any pampered pooch! To enter our competition all you have to do is :- Sign up to our website (its free!):  MEMBERSHIP  COMMENT on this article – there is…

Welcome To Your New Home – Bichon Gift Box

The perfect gift for a Bichon who has found thier forever home! Perfect for rescue dogs and/or new puppies. Comes complete with Dog ID Tag. To order click the link below: Gift Box – Welcome To Your New Home With Dog ID Tag

Are Bichons Hypoallergenic?

Understanding allergies in Humans If your nose runs, your eyes water or you start sneezing and wheezing after petting or playing with a dog or cat, you likely have a pet allergy. A pet allergy can contribute to constant allergy symptoms, as exposure can occur at work, school, day care or in other indoor environments,…