The Bolognese is a companion dog. Historically, it was a popular pet that was favored by nobility. The breed originated in Italy.

Appearance & Grooming

The Bolognese is an extra-small dog. They have long, smooth white hair. The Bolognese sheds infrequently, but still benefits from regular brushing.

Behavior & Disposition

The Bolognese is loyal, playful, earnest, intelligent, devoted, and active. Adult supervision is recommended when playing with children and other dogs.

Activity Level

The Bolognese has a low activity level and can easily become overweight. They need to be carefully monitored for calorie consumption and weight.


The Bolognese is easily trainable because the breed is known for its high intelligence. The breed will quickly learn through positive reinforcement.

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