Breed group : Non-Sporting, Toy
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GENERALBreed group: Non-Sporting, Toy Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Small Weight: 7-12 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Curly
Fur Color: Black, Black & White, Brown & White, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 12-15 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Not good for warm climate
The Engachon is a cross between an English Toy Spaniel and a Bichon Frise purebreds. They are little dogs that are very loving and enjoy human companionship. They are intelligent, bold, lively and affectionate dogs. They weigh around 7 to 12 pounds and their height is in the range of 9 to 12 inches. These little dogs are perfect for apartment or small house and indoor play will take care of their exercise needs but regular walk is necessary for them to keep them happy and fit. They are not 'Yappy' and get along well with all members of the family.
The Engachon dogs are found in different colours like black, red and white or a mix of these colours.
They have long, dense and silky coat.
These alert, loyal, cheerful and social dogs are great family pets. They get along very well with all family members including small children. These hybrids are alert to their surroundings and will let the family know of any unusual change in the surroundings. They are cheerful and enjoy spending their time with their family. They are good companion and lap dogs. Their intelligence make them easy to train. They need early socialization to be good with other dogs and pets in the family. These hybrids are good choice as family pets even for the first time dog owners.
Their coat requires regular grooming and brushing.
Their intelligence makes them very trainable. They are very easy to train dog breeds that will thrive to gentle and loving training sessions.
They require moderate level of exercise and indoor play should take care of this need but it is no substitute for a dogs' instinctive need for a walk. They would love to go on walks on regular basis.