The French Bulldog enjoys playing and entertaining its family, as well as cuddling with its favorite family member. It is social, sweet, friendly and willing to please.
The French Bulldog shares many of the characters with its bulldog ancestors: Compact, wide body, heavy bone, muscular build and large, square head. It has soft loose skin which forms wrinkles near head and shoulders. It has an curios and alert expression(unlike Bulldogs) . Also, its movement are free, with reach and drive. It is a strong, entertaining home companion.
The French Bulldog originated in 19th Century Nottingham, England, where lace makers decided to make a smaller, lap version of the English Bulldog. Which was later referred to as a “toy” bulldog. The toy bulldogs became popular in France (brought in during the French industrial revolution) and were given the name the “French Bulldog”.
|Life Span||10-12 years|
|Temperament||Affectionate, Playful, Alert, Athletic, Bright, Easygoing, Keen, Lively, Patient|
|Height||12 inches (30 cm)|
|Weight||There are two weight classes of French Bulldog: 19 - 22 pounds (9 - 10 kg) and 22 - 28 pounds (10 - 13 kg). Over 28 pounds is a disqualification.|
Brindle & White
Fawn & White
White & Brindle
White & Fawn
|Litter Size||3-5 puppies|
|Child Friendly||Not a great choice for kids, unless the puppy has grown up with kids|
|Dog Friendly||Good with other dogs|
|Exercise Needs||The French Bulldog needs to be taken on a daily walk. They love to run and play for hours|
|Grooming||Moderate Maintenance: Regular cleaning of the face and ears will keep the dog healthy and looking. Nails should be trimmed regularly. Their ears should be checked regularly to avoid a build-up of wax and debris which can cause infection. Teeth should be brushed regularly.|
|Shedding Level||Minimal Shedding: They don't shed much, they lose their coat twice a year|
|Trainability||Easy Training: Training is fairly easy, are very responsive to owners voice. They tend to learn simple tasks easily but are occasionally stubborn.|
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