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Registration: All Poochons are registrable with the International Designer Canine Registry and are eligible for full registration and pedigree services.

Click here to learn more about Poochon registration; how to register your Poochons or to dual register your Poochon with the International Designer Canine Registry.

The International Designer Canine Association recognized and began recording registration for the Poochon in 2009.


Breed Characteristics

  Activity Level


  Noise Level

  Other Pet Compatibility

  Grooming Necessity

  People Friendliness

  Shedding Level



Hybrid Origin:  The Poochon is a hybrid between the Bichon Frise and the Poodle.

Erroneous Alias:  Bichpoo, Bichonpoo, Bichon-Poo, Bichoodle

Country of Origin:  Poochons originate in the United States of America.

Original Purpose:  The Poochon is a great family companion.

Breed CharacteristicsPoochon are generally happy, playful and energetic dogs that enjoy going on walks or trips with the family.

They are very intelligent and resourceful.

The Poochon can be very attached to their owner.

Poochons are very low shedders which make them a good choice for people who suffer from pet allergies.

Life Expectancy:  Average life expectance for the Poochon is 12 - 18 years.





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