The Chonzer is a hybrid between the Bichon Frise and the Miniature Schnauzer. Country of Origin: The Chonzer originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Chonzer is a designer breed created to make a great family companion. Breed Characteristics: The Chonzer is gentle, loving, affectionate and energetic. They tend to be intelligent and easy to train. Chonzers are very friendly and get along well with people and other pets. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Chonzer is 10 - 13 years.