15 Bolognese Dog Facts So Interesting You’ll Say, “OMG!”

The Bolognese – also known as the Bichon Bolognais – is closely related to the Havanese, the Maltese, and the Bichon Frisé. They all belong to the Bichons, which means something like “lap dog” (French “bichonner” means “pamper”).

And that’s how it is with the Bolognese, he takes everyone’s heart by storm with his tousled fur and the lovable, sometimes cheeky character. You just have to like him!

#1 Once upon a time, the Bolognese was mainly found in the Italian city of Bologna, which also gave it its name.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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