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French Bulldog

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Breed Information
Popularity (2015) #6
Name French Bulldog
Other names Frenchie, Bouledogue Français
Origin France United Kingdom
Breed Group Non Sporting (AKC:1898)Companion (UKC)
Size Small
Type Purebred
Life span 9-11 years
Temperament AffectionatePlayfulAlertAthleticBrightEasygoingKeenLivelyPatient
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.
Colors BrindleBrindle & WhiteCreamFawnFawn & WhiteFawn BrindleWhiteWhite & BrindleWhite & Fawn
Litter Size 3-5 puppies
Puppy Price Average $2000 - $4000 USD
Breed Characteristics
Adaptability 5 stars
Apartment Friendly 5 stars
Barking Tendencies 1 starsRare
Cat Friendly 2 stars
Child Friendly 2 starsNot Good with Kids: In isolation, this dog breed might not be the best option for kids. However, to mitigate the risks, have the puppy grow up with kids and provide it with plenty of pleasant and relaxed experiences with them. This breed is also very friendly toward other pets and shy toward strangers.
Dog Friendly 2 stars
Exercise Needs 2 stars
Grooming 2 starsLow Maintenance: Grooming is only necessary once in a while to maintain upkeep. No trimming or stripping needed.
Health Issues 3 starsHypoallergenic: No
Intelligence 3 starsRanking: #58
Playfulness 2 stars
Shedding Level 1 starsMinimal Shedding: This dog will shed a negligible amount. Recommended for owners who do not want to deal with dog hair in their cars and homes.
Stranger Friendly 4 stars
Trainability 3 starsDifficult Training: Training will be difficult, which might not be suitable for a first time dog owner. Patience and perseverance are required to adequately train it. Professional obedience schools can also be helpful.
Watchdog Ability 3 stars
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Puppy Names
Rank Male Female
01 Buddy Lucy
02 Riley Daisy
03 Dexter Luna
04 Leo Molly
05 Buster Zoe
06 Oscar Sadie
07 Cooper Chloe
08 Louie Abbie
09 Jack Katie
10 Oscar Penny

The Frenchie shares many of the traits that made its bulldog ancestors so successful in the bull-baiting arena: low center of gravity, wide body, heavy bone, muscular build and large, square head. It has soft loose skin forming wrinkles about the head and shoulders. Unlike the bulldog, it has an alert, curious expression, which is aided by its bar ears. Also, unlike the bulldog, its movement is unrestrained and free, with reach and drive. It is a hardy, entertaining home companion and a solid lap dog.

The French bulldog is a clown in a lap dog. It enjoys playing and entertaining its family, as well as cuddling and snoozing with its favorite person. It is amiable, sweet, companionable and willing to please.

The French Bulldog originated in 19th Century Nottingham, England, where lace makers decided to make a smaller, miniature, lap version of the English Bulldog that was referred to as a "toy" bulldog. In the 1860s, when the Industrial Revolution drove the craftsmen to France, they took their dogs with them. The toy bulldogs became popular in France and were given the name the "French Bulldog." The breed eventually made its way back to England for dog shows. The Brits were not happy with the name "French" given to a dog that was originally from England, however the name "French Bulldog" stuck.
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