FRENCH BULLDOG PUPPIES
It doesn’t get much better than a Frenchie! French Bulldogs are one of our favorite breeds because of their goofy and personable nature. French Bulldogs are known to be good with children and other pets. This pooch is an easy companion and won’t require a lot of exercise, but will need a lot of human interaction.
Like other dogs bred for companionship, they’ll want close interaction with their owner. They’re social pups, so don’t plan on leaving this breed alone for long periods of time or it may develop bad behaviors.
Frenchies are intelligent dogs so training them will be easier than some breeds, but make sure to use positive reinforcement and patience.
They’re very affectionate with children, calm, and not known to bark often.
They have smooth short-hair coats that come in a variety of colors:
French Bulldogs are typically 11 to 12 inches in height and 15 to 28 pounds in weight.
They will enjoy playing outside and running around inside so make sure you have lots of toys for them to play with.
Strenuous physical activity is not recommended for the French Bulldog due to their brachycephalic complex and related difficulties with respiratory functions.
This dog will be fun to have around, and perfect for someone looking for a mellow pup to call their own.
The smallest of the English Bulldog, too small for English preferences, became in vogue to both high- and low-brow people. These popular pups soon made their way west to the United States and by 1898, they were accepted as a companion breed by the American Kennel Club.
The Frenchie was considered a social status symbol in both the U.S. and Western Europe. At the turn of the 20th century, some French Bulldogs were selling for as much as $3,000, which is equivalent to $35,000 today!
In the United States, the Frenchie is in the top six most desired dog breeds. This increased popularity and demand for the breed has led to an illegal puppy trade and puppy mills that have less-than-safe practices. Visit our xxx page to learn more about our safe breeding practices!
Major health concerns to be aware of:
- Ear Infections
- Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
- Hip Dysplasia
- Skin Fold Dermatitis
- Brachycephalic Syndrome
Minor health concerns to be aware of:
- Cherry Eye
- Pulmonic Stenosis
- Retinal Dysplasia
- Atopic Dermatitis
The French Bulldog is considered easy to maintain as their short hair requires minimal brushing. Once a week brushing is sufficient to keep them well groomed. Excess bathing will strip the dog’s natural oils and dry out their skin, so avoid too frequent bathing and shampooing.
Their face wrinkles should be checked regularly for dirt or debris which can cause infection. Frenchies are also more prone to tooth and mouth disease, so brush their teeth three times a week and get an annual dental cleaning from your veterinarian.
Unfortunately, this playful pup deals with many potential health risks, so the Frenchie is looking for a family that can give them the attention and care they deserve. You’ll no doubt be paid back by their charm!