French Bulldog

KC Pedigree, Small

Moderate shedding

Good for first time owners

Toy Bulldogs were taken over to northern France with British lacemakers who were no longer needed in the UK, thanks to the industrial revolution. Breeding with local dogs, the French Bulldog was born, and quickly became popular with all parts of Parisian society.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Most people. The French Bulldog is one of the most popular breeds in the UK for a reason: their comical, playful, loving personality and suitability for most lifestyles.

Not the best for ...

Those concerned about brachy health and welfare.

Aliases

Frenchies

Cross between

None

Origin

France

Size

Small
Small - but bigger than most cats

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.

Coat

Smooth
Dogs that you mainly just need to polish! But be warned - short haired dogs moult all the time!

Shedding

Moderate shedding
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!

Life expectancy

9 years

Good first dog?

Yes

Trustpilot

Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

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Evening Standard

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