The Bolognese is a small breed of dog of the Bichon type, originating in Italy. The name refers to the central Italian city of Bologna. It is part of the Toy dog group and is considered a companion dog. They love attention, and make good house pets. They are good at socializing with other dogs, big and small. They have a strong bond with the persons they spend time with most. Other names of the breed include Bichon Bolognese, the Bolognese Toy Dog, the Bologneser, Bolo, the Botoli, and the Bottolo. Check out our collection of Bolognese dog names for male or female Bolo puppies.