Finally, I decided to bring the idea to life and answer the collected questions that I received on social networks and by phone from those who are just planning to have a Bichon Frise, as well as with the Bichon Frizse breeders themselves.
About me or who I am?
My name is Sergiy Melnykov, I live in Israel and Ukraine. My kennel Bichon Frise is called Freyson Show Star. I actively attend various dog shows, seminars, lectures traveling all over the world. And I try to show my dogs on my own.
How long have I been with the Bichon Frise breed? Why Bichon Frise and not another breed?
My first Bichon was born in 2017, and the first litter was received in 2019, but I began to choose and study breeds even earlier, it took me a lot of time to prepare the choice of this breed.
It was no coincidence that I wanted a dog of the Bichon Frise breed, when I first met a photo of a Bichon Frise puppy on the Internet, or rather on Instagram, when I was thinking what kind of dog I want.
I wanted a small, decorative and puppet dog, and an important factor for me was that there was no hair in the apartment during molting. And also I wanted a strong dog, so as not to worry when she frolics and jumps from a chair or bed.
I waited for my puppy about 6 months, deciding for myself if you take a dog, then only the best in every sense of the word. For advice on choosing, I turned to one of the famous breeders on the world - Sergiy Pyatygin and I am grateful to him until the end of my life for invaluable advice on choosing (where, from whom, how and what nuances await me).
I had no knowledge about the breed, and I had to replenish my knowledge by taking courses, selections and go to study at the Cynologist-breeder. The more I immerse myself in the Bichon Frise, the more it melts my heart with my head.
What does mean the my kennel name?
I had several different names in my application and they were all associated with the name of my first favorite "Bichoniha" - Freya. All of them were rejected (someone else had already registered them), so I had to come up with a new name very quickly, literally within a few minutes.
As a result of a mix of a name and two words, the name of my kennel was born - Freyson (on behalf of my first dog Bichon Frise - Freya) Show (because always at unforeseen moments from any point of view she can arrange such a "Show") Star (from the word "Star"). So: Freyson Show Star.
How many pets I have in my apartment?
Now there are 3 dogs ranging from one to 3.5 years old.
My first Bichon Frise
As mentioned above, the first dog - Freya from one of the best Bichon Frise kennels in Ukraine "Belosnezniy Aristocrat".