10 - 12 inches
Short, smooth, close and finely textured
Brindle, pied or fawn, brindle and white
Medium - Low
18 -28 Pounds
Although bred principally as pets and
companions, French Bulldogs are
also good watchdogs.
French bulldogs are a compact, muscular dog with a smooth coat, snub nose and solid
bone structure. Their physical appearance is characterized by naturally occurring 'bat ears'
that are wide at the base and rounded at the top. Their tails are naturally short, not cropped,
straight or screwed but not curly.
The French Bulldog is a gentle breed that typically has a happy-go-lucky attitude.Their calm
nature makes them excellent choices for apartment dwellers, as does their usually sensible
attitude towards barking.They have fairly minimal exercise needs, but do require at least daily
The French claim the breed as theirs, but others would disagree. French Bulldogs are a
descendant of small bulldogs brought to England, but it is not known whether they were from
France or Spain. Ironically, the breed was first to be registered by the U.S. Most people claim
ancestry to France, however, stating that French lace workers brought the small dogs over to
Affectionate, playful, and courageous