Ear infections in dogs are common in some dog breeds, especially breeds like the Bichon Frise. If your dog has ears with limited air circulation in the ear canal, she could get an ear infection. The moist, dark environment of your dog’s ears is the perfect breeding ground for bacteria, fungus or yeast—which is why […]
Common Health Problems for Bichon Frises
Bichon Frises have a a few common health problems and a genetic predisposition for some diseases and conditions.
In addition, just like other breeds, they also get contagious diseases, joint conditions and issues like parasites.
When there is hot weather, high humidity and poor air circulation, dogs can suffer a dog heat stroke fast. Keep your dog cool to cut the risks of a stroke. Dogs easily suffer from heat exhaustion when they are physically active in hot weather. A dog will suffer heat exhaustion first. Later, if not relieved […]
Bladder stones in dogs are easily confused with simple dog bladder infections. While an infection does not always mean bladder stones, a urinary tract infection can be a symptom of stones. In fact, the first symptom of canine bladder stones that many Bichon owners notice, is that their Bichon Frise has one urinary tract infection […]