French Bulldog

Dog Description

The French Bulldog has the appearance of an active, intelligent, muscular dog of heavy bone, smooth coat, compactly built and of medium or small structure. Frenchies are bred primarily as pets and companions, but they do make a good watchdog. He is to some limits a smaller version of the English Bulldog. Frenchies makes good apartment dogs, but do enjoy roaming outside on a lead. A wonderful companion to a small children who loves to play dress-up or a lonely delivery driver looking for a lighthearted partner to ride shotgun. In a family situation he behaves like a child, demanding a great deal of personal attention and interaction.

Dog Size:
12
Female Height:
12 inches
Male Weight
22 - 28 lbs
Female Weight:
22 - 28 lbs
Colours:
Short, smooth, close and finely textured
Dog Coat Type:
Brindle, pied or fawn
Temperament:
Affectionate, playful, courageous
With Children:
Yes
With Pets:
Yes, good nature makes him compatible
Special Skills:
Family pet
Watchdog:
High
Guarddog:
Low
Care Info:
Teeth and nails should be tended to regularly. Daily rub down of his coat with a rough cloth.
Training Info:
Minimal exercise is needed.
Activity:
High
Learning Rate:
Medium
Living Environment Info:
Apartment or house, fenced yard, cooler climate, owners who will heap attention on him. More suited for an individual, he thrives on a one-to-one relationship
Health Issues Info:
Because of his short nose he tends to snore and has some breathing problems. Heat stroke, eye injuries and skin problems
Life Span:
10 - 14 Years
Litter Size:
2 - 5
Origin:
France
History Info:
The French claim the breed as theirs, but other would disagree. He is a descendant of small bulldogs, but it is not know whether they were from France or Spain. Britain accepted the breed's club membership in 1912.
Role:
non-sporting

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