The Bichon Frise, whose name means "curly toy dog" is a non-shedding, small dog who, like people, has hair that grows constantly. The coat of this happy little dog consists of a thick undercoat and curly topcoat. Because of the constant growth and thickness of the white fur, monthly cuts are necessary to prevent matting and remove dander caught in the undercoat. Bichon Frises should be hand groomed at least twice a week between cuts. The three common hairstyles for Bichon Frises are the Lamb cut, Panda cut and Show cut.