French Bulldog

A guide to the French Bulldog

“The French Bulldog resembles a Bulldog in miniature, except for the large, erect ‘bat ears’ that are the breed’s trademark feature. The head is large and square, with heavy wrinkles rolled above the extremely short nose.”

“The body beneath the smooth, brilliant coat is compact and muscular. The bright, affectionate Frenchie is a charmer. Dogs of few words, Frenchies don’t bark much, but their alertness makes them excellent watchdogs. They happily adapt to life with singles, couples, or families, and do not require a lot of outdoor exercise. They get on well with other animals and enjoy making new friends of the human variety. It is no wonder that city folk from Paris to Peoria swear by this vastly amusing and companionable breed.”

Key Stats

Life Expectancy:
10 – 12 years
>28 pounds
11 – 13 inches

The French Bulldog, a delightful miniature counterpart to its larger Bulldog relative, captures hearts with its distinctive ‘bat ears,’ standing tall as the breed’s iconic feature. Its large, square head, adorned with heavy wrinkles above the remarkably short nose, complements a compact and muscular body beneath a smooth, brilliant coat. Beyond its charming appearance, the French Bulldog boasts an endearing personality, characterized by brightness and affection that makes it an instant charmer.

These dogs, characterized by their economy of words, serve as excellent watchdogs, relying more on alertness than barking. Remarkably adaptable, Frenchies seamlessly integrate into the lives of singles, couples, or families, thriving in various settings without an excessive need for outdoor exercise. Their amiable nature extends to interactions with other animals, and their enthusiasm for forging new friendships among humans knows no bounds. From the bustling streets of Paris to the serene landscapes of Peoria, the French Bulldog has earned a reputation as a vastly amusing and companionable breed, winning over city dwellers and suburban families alike with its undeniable charm and unwavering affability.

An overview of the French Bulldog

A cute puppy french bulldog. It is black with a white patchy chest, carrying its favourite stick across a lush green lawn
Difficulty Overview
French Bulldog
Potential Positives
  • Very social
  • Not overly noisy
  • Training can be easy
Potential Negatives
  • Somewhat messy
  • Known health issues
Family affection
Good with other dogs
Good with other children
Shedding Level –
Drool quantity –
Openness to strangers
Protectiveness –
Ease of training
Barking level –

“Naturally this overview is generic to a breed and not every single of its kind. However the information and stats we provide in our breed overviews can really make a beneficial impact on your decision making in regards to a specific breed.”

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