This dog ranges in size from 10-13 inches. It was bred as a vermin hunter. It has a distinctive coat, which has a stand out ruff, is abundant, straight, slightly harsh. its overall look creates a unique silhouette. It has only one qualifying color.
This breed has a protective double coat, unique foot construction, and great agility. It is a medium-sized dog, profusely coated, of powerful build, and square in proportion. It is well suited to extreme climates and difficult terrain.
A fall of hair covers the eyes and foreface. The well-feathered tail curls up and falls forward over the back. The feet are large, flat, and round in shape producing a snowshoe effect that provides traction.
Any color or combination of colors including white are acceptable.
Average weight: 20-24 pounds Average height: 15-16 inches
this breed is a member of the Bichon group. He has a long, silky coat trimmed in the traditional "lion clip". A spunky, high spirited dog he is also happy to just curl up in your lap. Originally used in France as a watch dog, he is gaining international popularity. Not considered a rare breed, he is still uncommon. Ideally 12" to 14" at the withers All colors and color combinations are acceptable, with no preference given to any.