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Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka so you can get to know the breed more.

OriginRussia
Group Companion Dogs
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Other Names
What other names does the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka have? The dog breed also known as...
Bolonka Zwetna, Franzuskaya Bolonka, Russian Lapdogs, Colored Lap Dog
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.American Rare Breed AssociationFoundation Stock Service
Price
How much does the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka price:
1500-1800
If you choose to purchase the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka gets to a happy place.

General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka size:
Small
Weight
How much does the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka weigh? Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka weight:
Male: 8-11 pounds (3.5-5 kg), Female: 5-9 pounds (2-4 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka? Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka average weight:
Male: 9.5 pounds (3.5 kg), Female: 7 pounds (3 kg)
Height
How tall is the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka? Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka height:
Male: 9-11 inches (22-37 cm), Female: 7-9 inches (18-24 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka average height:
Male: 10 inches (29.5 cm), Female: 8 inches (21 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka have? What does this canine coat look like?
CurlyWavy
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka's coat?
BlackGrayWolfBrownRedWhite
Grooming
How to groom the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka and how often?
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition. The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka requires grooming on a daily basis. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer is essential. Everyday brushing of the dog's coat is necessary to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath should be on a weekly schedule. Taking good care of your Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is time consuming and requires excellent grooming skills. If you don't have the time and skill search for the best dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment. Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk in dog bath places nearby.
Shedding Level
How much do Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Bolonka Zwetna? Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka shedding level:
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don't have to be afraid of your couch or car covered by dog hair. Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka have? What characteristics does the breed have?
AffectionateFriendlyLoyalSocialOutrightTemperedIntelligentPlayful
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka? Are they intelligent?
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one. Keep in mind that if you want to teach them any tricks, they understand and memorize new commands in 40-80 repetitions. Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka obey for the first command 30% of the time or better. So if you want to have a smart dog, you might have to reconsider your choice with this breed.
Trainability
Are Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Bolonka Zwetna need? Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka social needs:
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs bark a lot? Why does my Franzuskaya Bolonka bark?
Average: The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka good as a watchdog?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered as their main job.
Territorial
Do Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Bolonka Zwetna? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka do?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka to run away? Does this breed wander a lot? Does Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka roam?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka have high prey drive?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly
Is Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are very apartment-friendly dogs. Besides the daily walk outside they don't require a big garden.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog
Where Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka and children:
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly
Are Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas good office dogs? Do Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas make good office friendly dogs? Can Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas be ofiice dogs?
No
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Bolonka Zwetna temperament with senior people? Are Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs good for elderly owners?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs get along with other pets? Are Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka be a sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka be a boat dog?
Not really
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs have health problems?
Egészségesek Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka fajták, de vannak bizonyos egészségügyi problémáik, amelyeket rendszeresen ellenőrizned kell az állatorvossal.
Life Expectancy
How long do Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka be?
12-16 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka breed hypoallergenic?
Yes
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction. However there are no 100% hypoallergenic dogs in the world, there are a variety of breeds that are considered to reduce or minimize the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka have?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka dogs require per day?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long one on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
1/4 to 1 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka risk for obesity:
Average. The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Low
The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka has a low chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka drool?
The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is an average drooler. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does it take to have Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
1-3 puppies

Pros & Cons of Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka

Pros
  • Hypoallergenic: Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are very apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Shedding Level: Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas shed none to minimal.
  • Stinkiness: The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka has a low chance of bad smell.
  • Adaptability: Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are usually recommended for elderly people.
Cons
  • Intelligent Rank: Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
  • Grooming: Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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Reviews

  • Daniel

    Sep 13, 2019, 6:17:28 AM:

    My bolonka is very intelligent and has a great personality.

  • Michelle

    Jul 4, 2019, 12:03:24 PM: