Adopting a Bichon Frise

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Whether your new Bichon is a puppy or an adult, sound nutrition offers a better today and a healthier tomorrow. Safeguard your animal companion's health by offering a high-quality dog food with main ingredients that include meat (not meat byproducts) and barley, brown rice or oatmeal, as well as vitamins, probiotics (good for digestion), a variety of vegetables and natural preservatives. Feeding your dog nutritional kibble means he'll more easily digest it. This translates into uniform, solid feces that are easier to clean up.

Bichons, like most dogs, love treats. Beware of packaged and chemical-laden snacks. Instead, offer a few pieces of his regular dog food and deduct the amount from his overall daily allowance. You'll keep him lean and avoid the joint and endocrine problems that come with obesity. After all, your Bichon will be part (perhaps the best part) of your daily life for years to come.

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