French Bulldog

Everything you need to know about French Bulldogs

Life Expectancytypically 10+ years
SheddingShort length with low shedding

French Bulldogs typically have a short and smooth coat. Standard French Bulldog colours include black, white, fawn and brindle.

There’s lots of doggy behaviour that comes naturally to all breeds of dog, including French Bulldogs, from digging and chasing to searching and retrieving.

Thinking about giving a French Bulldog or French Bulldog cross a forever home? Here are some French Bulldog facts that might help you decide.

Caring for French Bulldogs

Every dog is different with their own personality and needs. Here are some areas to think about when taking care of a French Bulldog.

Caring for your chosen breed

Health issues

Before you give any type of French Bulldog or French Bulldog mix a home, it’s important to know about possible health issues. Not every dog will suffer them but it’s good to be prepared.

French Bulldogs are

How much food does a French Bulldog need?

The amount of food a French Bulldog needs depends on their:

  • age
  • size
  • activity levels
  • fitness
  • weight.

You can use the information on dog food packets as a guide, t...

How much exercise does a French Bulldog need?

French Bulldogs usually need daily walks, but they might not manage tough exercise like long walks or mountain hikes.

They'll need plenty of time and opportunity to explore, burn energy, and play. Like all dogs,...

How much grooming does a French Bulldog need?

Although French Bulldogs have short fur, they do shed so you'll need to brush them occasionally.

To help your dog feel comfortable with handling and grooming, introduce it in a positive way, one step at a time. ...

What size crate do you need for a French Bulldog?

When inside their crate, your dog should have plenty of space to:

  • sit and stand up at their full height
  • turn around without touching the sides
  • lie down fully stretched out
  • comfortabl...

French Bulldog behaviour and training

Even if you think you know about French Bulldogs, it’s important to remember that every dog has their own personality.

Training your chosen breed

What’s the temperament of a French Bulldog?

Just like you, every dog is an individual with their own personality and prior experiences. So every French Bulldog temperament is different. As dogs grow from puppies, they learn all about the world. They develo...

Are French Bulldogs easy to train?

You can teach any breed of dog new tricks! It’s all about positive learning. Find out what your dog loves so you can use this to reward them after a success. Whether it’s treats, toys or lots of praise, training with ...

Are French Bulldogs good with children?

Every dog has their own unique personality that has been shaped by their own experiences of the world. They’ll have their own likes and dislikes and will respond to situations in different ways. However, there are som...

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