Bolognese dogThe Bolognese dog breed is a true companion dog and enjoys being with his family. However, he loves to get his way and can be fairly cunning about it, so be attentive. You would find yourself being controlled by a ten-pound fur-ball.


Important Stats

Dog Breed Group: Companion Dogs

Height: 9 inches to 1 foot tall at the shoulder

Weight: 8 to 14 pounds

Life Span: 12 to 14 years

This dog breed is intelligent, curious and comical. He loves to spend his time with his with his all devotion, whether it is running errands, going for walks, or playing with the children. The Bolognese is also famous as the Bichon Bolognese because he is a member of the Bichon family of fluffy, white dogs. He was developed and took his name in the Italian city of Bologna. He excels at handling people to have his way and can be problematic to train at home. So you have to be consistent and patient.



Male: Stands 10 to 12.5 inches at the shoulder

Female: Stands 9 to 12 inches

Weight range: From 8 to 14 pounds

You can find the ideal Bolognese dog breed in the middle of the weight and height range.