The Life of Animals | Bolognese | The Bolognese is a small, white, compact dog with a distinctive single white coat, kept as a companion dog. The Bolognese's height varies Between 25 to 30 centimetres (9.8 to 12 in.) in at the withers. The distinctive single coat (ie no Undercoat) falls in loose open ringlets / flocks all over the body, with shorter hair on the face. The hair sheds very little, but requires regular combing to Prevent matting. The Bolognese Often Appears on lists of dogs do not shed allegedly That (moult). Every hair in the dog coat from a hair follicle Grows, the which has a cycle of growing, then dying and being replaced by another follicle. When the follicle dies, the hair is shed.
Generally somewhat less active than the Bichon Frise, the Bolognese is nevertheless a playful and friendly breed, the which will form a close bond with its owner. It is also intelligent, easy to train, and eager to please, making it an ideal companion dog and family pet, although it may initially be somewhat reserved with Strangers. Like the Bichon Frisé, it Became popular as a companion dog amongst the royal courts and Nobility of Italy, and other parts of Europe from the 16th century to the early 19th century, and Bichons featured in Several paintings by artists as Titian and Goya Such. Of Cosimo de Medici (1389 - 1464) WHO Bolognese took eight to Brussels as gifts for Belgian noblemen.
Many famous personalities in history had Bolognese Madame Pompadour (1721-1764), Czarina Catherine the Great of Russia (1729-1796), and Maria Therese, Empress of Austria (1717-1780). The Bolognese was Recognized in 1989 by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale as breed number 196 in Group 9 Companion and Toy Dogs Section 1.1 Bichons from Italy.