French Bulldog Breed Facts

  • Average Weight: 20-28 pounds (male) and 16-24 pounds (female)
  • Energy Level: Low
  • Lifespan: 10-14 years
  • Temperament: Friendly, Mild-Mannered, Often Stubborn, Loving
  • Colors: Black, White, Black & White, Fawn, Brindle
  • Hypoallergenic: No

French Bulldog Breed Overview

The French Bulldog was bred as a cross between local ratter dogs in Paris and Toy Bulldogs imported from England in the 1800s to be a companion dog that resembles a compact Bulldog with large, erect bat-shaped ears that are the breed’s trademark feature.

French Bulldogs can adapt to life with singles, couples, or families, and other animals, and require little outdoor exercise.

What is the French Bulldog Temperament?

The French Bulldog enjoys close contact with humans and often suffers from separation anxiety when left alone for long periods. These human-oriented dogs rarely bark and are easy to train even though they have tendencies to be stubborn.

What are the Proper French Bulldog Grooming Tips & Care?

French Bulldogs are perfectly low maintenance from a grooming standpoint and only require regular brushing, occasional bathing, nail trimming, and ear cleaning. They do have many wrinkles on the face that should be cleaned regularly and kept dry.

What are the French Bulldog Health Conditions?

The French Bulldog’s narrow nostril openings and trachea combine with a long soft palate, which can cause difficulty breathing that leads to loud breathing, snorting, and snoring.

The French Bulldog short coat and compromised breathing system makes it impossible for them to regulate their temperature efficiently — in both heat and cold.

French Bulldogs can also be prone to an assortment of back, disk, and spinal diseases and disorders.

What is the Proper French Bulldog Diet?

French bulldogs are at risk for obesity, so owners should avoid overfeeding and foods high in fat.

Commercial dog foods of all types come in different levels of quality; the higher the quality of the food, the less the French Bulldog will need to eat

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