Bichon Frise Club of Dallas



The Bichon Frise Club of Dallas 


Membership Application



Name:                                                  Occupation:






Home Phone:                          Business Phone:                                  Cell Phone:


Email Address:


Type of membership desired: Individual: r  Family r  Junior r


If a member of your family under the age of 18 years wishes to become a junior member eligible for awards offered by BFCD, please list here:

·         Name:                                                        Date of Birth:

·         Name:                                                        Date of Birth:


How many years have you been involved with Bichons? ______


Were you involved in the sport of purebred dogs prior to owning a Bichon?_____

If so, please state which breeds and the extent of your interest:__________

Professional: r

Breeder: r

Name of Kennel:

Handler: r

Trainer:  r

Foster:    r

Rescue:  r


Are you interested in the Bichon Frise as a….

Pet: r

Show Dog: r

Breeding Program: r


Have you attended dog shows or matches in the past? r


Did you attend as a participant? r or an observer? r


Are any of the Bichons you own or co-own presently being exhibited? r  How many? __


How many Bichon Frise dogs have you shown to Confirmation Championships? ___ 


How many Bichon Frise dogs have you shown to obedience titles? ____ 


How did you first become acquainted with the Bichon Frise? ________________________________________________________________________


Name and addresses of persons from whom you acquired your Bichon(s) and the year(s) of purchase: ____________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________


How many Bichons do you presently own? _____ Male r  Female r  

                                                      Co-Own? _____ Male r  Female r  


Name and address of person(s) with whom you co-own Bichons:


Do you own or have you operated a kennel? 

What is your kennel name? _____________________


Are you interested in attending seminars on purebred dogs and related educational matters when available?

Topics you are interested in?


Do you subscribe to?

Pure-Bred Dogs/American Kennel Gazzette: Yes r  No r  

Dog Fancy: Yes r  No  r  

The Bichon Frise Reporter: Yes r  No  r  

Any other dog-related magazine:



Are you currently a member of the American Kennel Club?  Yes r  No  r  


Of your champions, how many received points when you (owner) were the handler? ____


Do you plan to breed? Yes r  No  r  

How many litters do you plan a year? ______


Have you held office or been on committees in any dog club? Yes r  No  r  



Have you attended any of the following?

Handling Classes: Yes r  No  r  

Stewarding Classes: Yes r  No  r  

Obedience Training Classes: Yes r  No  r  


Please list the following areas in which you have some experience at dog shows:

Judging:          Yes r  No  r  

Stewarding:     Yes r  No  r

Grooming:       Yes r  No  r  

Handling:        Yes r  No  r  

Publicity:         Yes r  No  r  


What do you expect membership in the BFCD to offer you? _______________________




Do you have any special talents or abilities that you are willing to share with the Club? (i.e. artist, typist, accountant, lawyer, IT, Computer technology)



Are you willing to contribute to the Club’s activities by supporting its matches through entries, catalog, advertising, trophy donations, committee work, etc., even if unable to attend:

Yes r  No  r


Do you agree to abide by the Constitution and By-Laws of the BFCD and the rules of the American Kennel Club? Yes r  No  r  


I do hereby agree that I will abide by the Bylaws of the Bichon Frise Club of Dallas, that I am in agreement with them and will uphold them to the best of my ability.


___________________________                        _________________          

Signature                                                                     Date


Please email this application to the President of the BFCD, Karen Fernandes at


Date Received:

            First Meeting:

Second Meeting:

Third Meeting:


Accepted by BFCD:



Dear BFCD Members:


Thanks for being part of our wonderful group.  Please send in your dues for the 2012-2013 year, if you have not already done so.



Make checks payable to BFCD:



Single annual membership:               $25.00


Family annual membership:             $30.00

*Returning members please mail checks to Celia Carr.  

**New applicants - You will be contacted regarding payment arrangements once your application has been processed.  



Please let us know if you have any changes to your contact information:


Name:                                                                                                                    Address:


City/State/Zip:                                                                                                     Email Address:


Home Phone:                                       Business Phone:                                   Cell Phone:



Karen Fernandes



Bichon Frise Club of Dallas


972-820-8026 (fax)

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