Hybrid Origin: The Wel-Chon is a hybrid between the Bichon Frise and the Welsh Terrier. Country of Origin: The Wel-Chon originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Wel-Chon is a designer breed that was developed to be an exceptional family companion. Breed Characteristics: The Wel-Chon is affectionate, alert, lively, and playful. They tend to be fairly active and will need regular exercise. The Wel-Chon is quite intelligent and training will be moderately easy. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Wel-Chon is 10 - 13 years.