A dog named Banana Joe took the top spot at the 2013 Westminster dog show yesterday. Although the Affenpinscher with a monkey face is really cute you all know I'm partial to Bichon Frises because of my Dog Sophia. Bichons are a breed with a lot to offer if you're looking for a lap/companion dog or just a kid with fur to love.

Stacy Lee's Dog Sophia

Bichons would make the perfect therapy dog or a dog for an older person because they are so cuddly. I will warn you though the up keep on their coat is quite extensive.The hours of companionship and love you'll receive from this sweet breed is well worth all the grooming. Check out the video from Animal Planets "Dogs 101"