Bolonka Breed


Social, Loyal, Loving, and Playful. They tend to be little clowns and will twirl and dance on command. The Bolonka breed is a fairly easily trained small companion dog that loves a schedule with you. They’re not an aggressive dog, easygoing and they get along with cats and other dogs. You can take them anywhere due to their size which is around 5-10 lbs.

What distinguishes the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka from all other toy dog breeds is their wonderful easy-going temperament.

A Bolonka pup is a great companion for senior citizens as well as children. A “Tsvetnaya Bolonka” pup does not require a lot of space so they’re excellent for people that live in the city or apartments. They’re very social animals and bond quickly with their human companions.

We’re a current member in good standing with the officially recognized Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka Club of America (RTBCA)

A Brief History Russian Bolonka or Tsvetnaya Bolonka the perfect “colored lap dog” is also known as Bolonka Zwetna in Germany. The ancestors of the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka migrated to Russia with Napoleon’s army. During the Soviet Regime, dogs were not imported to Russia, so the Bolonka breed was developed from existing breeds like the Bichon, Toy Poodle, Shi Tzu, & Pekingese. The Bolonka breed gained popularity after the Russian Revolution, but their export was strictly regulated.  The AKC added the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka to the Foundation Stock Service Program in 2015.

For more information on this rare beautiful Russian Bolonka breed you can go to the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka club website at or visit the AKC Info Page

The Russian Bolonka is truly a rare toy breed in the US!

Full of spunk, naturally cute, the Bolonka’s personality is described as playful for their entire lives. This breed is energetic and sturdy for its size. Bolonkas make excellent family pets and are great around older children.

The Bolonka’s Coat Type is loosely curled or wavy presenting in color variations of Black, Brown, Gray, and Red. Their coat is perfect for those with health needs. Highly suitable for allergy sufferers because their “hair” or fur is non shedding and hypo-allergenic. They are easy to groom with regular brushing and baths.

Although smaller and classified as a “Toy Breed” Bolonka’s make perfect comfort & therapy companions because of their friendly loving nature with everyone and everything they meet! Not known as a “yappy” dog at all, they enjoy activity, love water, and going outside to play. 

Our sire and dams have excellent pedigrees & lineages and are also health tested. Blue Ridge Pups come with Limited Registration, lots of proper socialization, training & LOVE! Your pup will also have age appropriate vaccinations and be veterinarian checked for health prior to leaving.

We partner with a breeder of Merit with over 35 years in the show ring industry

We may have puppies ready for new homes give us a call for placement.

You can trust that your pet is coming from quality health tested showring worth! Even though you may not be looking for a Show Dog, a Pedigree will make all the difference when it comes to your Puppy’s Temperament. Don’t buy from an average pet breeder that doesn’t health test, or you will get what you pay for.

We do everything there is to protect our puppy’s heritage as well as their quality of health. We can help when choosing the Perfect Puppy… so you can find a Perfect Match at Blue Ridge Pups.

Our Pedigrees and Health Records are surpassing all of our expectations and making for Excellent Therapy Dogs and Comfort Companions too.

Callie the Russian Bolonka

Callie the Russian Bolonka goes on a day trip to the cabin.

BigFoot the Russian Bolonka
BigFoot is really a Russian Bolonka (shhh!)