Other Names: Bouledogue Francais
Type: Companion Dog
Height: 12 inches Weight: 22 – 28 lbs.
Colors: Short, smooth, close and finely textured. Coat: Brindle, pied or fawn.
Temperament: Affectionate, playful, courageous With Children: Yes With Pets: Yes, good nature makes them compatible. Special Skills: Family pet.
Watch-dog: High Guard-dog: Low
Care and Training: Teeth and nails should be tended to regularly. Daily rub down of their coat with a rough cloth. Minimal exercise is needed for the French Bulldog. Learning Rate: High, Obedience – Low, Problem Solving – Low
Activity: Medium – Low. Short walks on long leash. Relaxed games of fetch. Living Environment: Apartment or house, fenced yard, cooler climate, owners who will heap attention on them. More suited for an individual, French Bulldogs thrive on a one-to-one relationship.
Health Issues: Because of their short nose they tend to snore and have some breathing problems. Heat stroke, eye injuries and skin problems
Life Span: 10 – 14 years Litter Size: 2 – 5
Country of Origin: France History: The French claim the breed as theirs, but other would disagree. French Bulldogs are 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.
First Registered by the AKC: 1898 AKC Group: Non-Sporting Class: Non-Sporting Registries: AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI (Group 9), KC (GB), UKC