French Bulldog
Bouledogue Francais

image by Frosya at the
wikimedia commons

image by Raphy67 at the
wikimedia commons

image by EGILEO at the
wikimedia commons

Advertise Your Kennel With Us

French Bulldog
Bouledogue Francais

England/France 1800s.
In the 1860s, it is thought that french dog breeders imported small bulldogs and breed them with french terriers to create the french bulldog. They were bred to be a smaller version of the English Bulldog.


Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 10-12 years of age or more

Weight & Height
18 to 28 pounds & 12 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Respiratory issues, atopy, back problems, brachycephalic syndrome, elongated soft palate, heatstroke

Physical Description
Muscular, compact and heaviliy boned. The head is large adn square with an upturned nose and short, heavily wrinkled muzzle. Ears are large and naturally erect. Tail is naturally short and can be straight are screw.

A good companion. These dogs are usually good with older children & other animals , but they do tend to be a one-person dog and love being with their owner.

Consistant and firm training is needed. Be patient as it may take some time as these dogs are intelligent and can be stubborn if training is not done properly.

Living Conditions
Will do ok in apartment. They prefer cooler climates

Minimal grooming is needed. Brush as needed

The French Bulldog should be taken on daily walks to release its energy.

Coat Texture
Coat is short and fine.

Coat Colors

Accepted Colors





Brindle White

Red White

Lemon White

Not Accepted Colors


Choc/ Liver

Black Tan

2-5 pups per litter. May need to be delivered by C-Section

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


French Bulldog products available through some of our affiliates. Click images to view products.

French Bulldog Figurine

French Bulldogs 2014 Wall Calendar

French Bulldog Picture Frame

French Bulldog Figurine

French Bulldog 2014 Wall Calendar

French Bulldog Photo Frame

French Bulldog Bumper Sticker I Love My

French Bulldog Bumper Sticker


If you have a GOOD quality photo of a French Bulldog like the ones posted.. you are welcome to send them into us for consideration for our page..
Please note the space is limited so we will only be accepting good quality clear photos for display..

Photos Needed

Photos Needed

Photos Needed



French Bulldog Breeders

Please make sure you do your research on every breeder before purchasing puppies. Pets Place does not take any responsibility for any breeders listed that may not be reputable or up to your standards. This is your responsibilty as the buyer to do your research to make sure all appropriate health tests are done by the person you are purchasing your dog from.

none listed


Graphics & Photos© Pets Place 2006-2013 All Rights Reserved!
Please note that images on this page are not free. Those coming from wikimedia are linked to and you can go there and download the full size image from there. All other images on this site if not listed as coming from wikimedia or wikpedia are copyright to the original owners who so graciously allowed me to use them on my website. Please do not take any images directly from this site. Thank You

Return to Breed Profiles