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French Bulldog


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Dog Breed Group
Non Sporting Dogs 
Origin of Breed
Life Expectancy
10 - 14 Years 
Short, smooth, close and finely textured. 
Brindle, pied or fawn. 
Exercise Needs
Minimal exercise is needed. 
This dog is popular and easy to show making a delightful companion for many. Good natured, affectionate and courageous. 
Good with Children
Usually gets along well with children and other pets as it as good nature and therefore compatible. 
Grooming Needs
Teeth and nails should be tended to regularly. Daily rub down of his coat with a rough cloth. 
Average Size - Male (in)
Average Size - Female (in)
Average Weight - Male (lbs)
Maximum 28 
Average Weight - Female (lbs)
Maximum 28 
Health Issues
Because of his short nose he tends to snore and has some breathing problems. Heat stroke, eye injuries and skin problems.v
Living Conditions
Apartment or house, fenced yard. Prefers a cooler climate and is more suited for an individualwho could provide it with a one-to 

Breed 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. 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.

Breed Infobits

The French Bulldog doesn't need a lot of room to run round in, but does enjoy the mental stimulation of being taken for a walk.
The French Bulldog is a native French breed, possibly with some British Bulldog blood.
The French Bulldog is an even-tempered dog which really enjoys the company of people.

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