Welcome to the web
site for the
Bichon Frise Club of Puget
An affiliate of the Bichon
Frise Club of America
We are delighted that you have found the Bichon
Club of the Puget Sound.
It is our hope that you will find our site useful,
informative, and an asset in your search for Bichon Frise
information. Enjoy your
visit and come back often.
WHO WE ARE
The club began as the Bichon Frise Club for the
Pacific Northwest in July 1982, and held it’s first sanctioned match
in October 1982 with 41 entries at the Clark County Fairgrounds in
The club served Bichon Fanciers from British Columbia,
Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Montana and Idaho. The club hosted its first
National Specialty in 1987.
On February 14, 1988 at a meeting in Longview, Washington the
constitution and bylaws were amended and the name of the club was
changed to “The Bichon Frise Club of Puget Sound.” The club now serves
Washington and Oregon.
The objects of the Club shall be:
encourage and promote quality in the breeding of pure-bred Bichon
Frises and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to
(b) to urge
members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved
by The American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by
which Bichon Frise shall be judged;
(c) to do all in its power to
protect and advance the interests of the breed by encouraging
sportsmanlike competition at dog shows;
(d) to conduct
sanctioned and licensed specialty shows under the rules of The
American Kennel Club.