The french bulldog

This “Toy Bulldog” was considered the perfect companion for the ladies of the royal court. The origins of this breed can be traced back to as early as the 1800’s. A

lso known as the Bouledogue Francaise, the French ladies of the night adopted this breed as an adornment and their personal protector.

Other Facts The French Bulldog

The French Bulldog was first Registered by the AKC (American Kennel Club) in 1898. This breed is classified as Mastiff, AKC Non-Sporting


The French Bulldog was developed in England. The breed is a miniature version of the English Bulldog. Breeders imported the Bulldogs from Great Britain and bred them with French Terriers.

Physical Characteristics:

The French Bulldog is a very study muscular dog with large bat ears. The breed has a flat powerful muzzle with a pug nose. The short, soft, easy-care coat comes in brindle, fawn, white and combinations of brindle or fawn with white. The skin is soft and fairly loose. The prominent round eyes are dark colored. The tail is either straight or cork-screw.

Size & Height

The breed is of medium to small structure with a height of 12 inches and the weight can vary because there are two weight classes for this breed. 19-22 pounds and 22-28 pounds


The French Bulldog is very playful and affectionate dog. The dogs have a very sweet temperament. They play well with other dogs and polite children.


The breed is extremely sensitive to extreme temperatures so on a hot day you should monitor the dog’s level of activity.

Physical Accommodations:

This breed is comfortable in an apartment or townhouse. They can be fairly active indoors but will live nicely without a yard. The English Bulldogs do require plenty of exercise. A daily walk should be part of their schedule.

Health Problems:



This breed requires very little grooming. Regular brushing is adequate to keep the breed looking well groomed. The breed sheds very little of its coat so there is not a lot of cleaning up after this dog.

The French Bulldog is a very intelligent dog who learns quickly. This breed is protective of his surroundings. This breed is usually amiable with everyone. The French Bulldog gives undivided loyalty to its family. For individuals who want a dog that is a joy to own, the answer may be the French Bulldog.