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French Bulldog Puppies

Affectionate ~ Independent ~ Funny ~ Playful

The French Bulldog (Frenchie) is a handsome, cheerful and affectionate little dog who loves belly rubs and cuddles, games and stunts, and who thrives on human interaction. Goofy, sweet, free-spirited and joyful, the French Bulldog is a natural born comedian who will gladly fill the house with giggles and laughter. Built like Batman, the French Bulldog has a strong confident demeanor, a well-proportioned muscular body, round dark eyes, large upright bat ears and a smooth fine coat. Small in stature, the uniquely charming French Bulldog has an average height between 11 to 13 inches and an average weight between 22 to 28 pounds.

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BREED INFORMATION

FRENCH BULLDOG


Temperament

Affectionate, Independent, Funny, Playful

Adult Weight 22-28 lbs
Adult Height 11-13 in
Life Expectancy 9-11 yrs
Rating 5.0 ( reviews)
Maintenance    
Low High
Training    
Easy Hard
Shedding    
Min Max
Adaptability    
Easy Hard
Active    
Low High

The French Bulldog also affectionately known as, the Frenchie, Frenchie puppies, appeared during the 19th Century in Nottingham, England as a smaller version of the English Bulldog and is often referred to as the Toy English Bulldog. The purpose was to make a smaller, miniature, lap dog with similar characteristics to that of its ancestor. 

Appearance and Grooming

With its dark eyes that are set wide apart, broad and deep muzzle, large bat ears, black or lighter nose and thick upper lips that hang down over the lower lips, this dog is supported by its strong and heavy bones. It has medium fine coat which is short and smooth. Its skin is loose and forms wrinkles around the head and shoulders. Its coat is brindle, brindle and white, cream or cream and white, fawn or fawn and white, fawn brindle, white, white and brindle, white and fawn, black, black and fawn, black and white, fawn and black, fawn brindle and white or gray and white. It also can have black, brindle or white markings or spots of colors.  It needs little grooming and regular brushing as it is an average shedder. Your new puppy will also need regular nail clippings, ear cleanings and, more often, a face cleaning.

Temperament

This funny little puppy is known for being a class clown of sorts. They enjoy playing and entertaining their family, as well as cuddling and snoozing with their favorite person. They are sociable, sweet, and fun loving with a bit of a stubborn streak.

Family and Companionship

Bred for centuries as a companion, they are particular fond of people, and become extremely attached to their families. Though they make for the perfect companion, they are not the best choice for someone who works long hours or spends a lot of time away from home. 

Exercise

This sturdy and spirited breed needs daily walks and plenty of active play to burn off energy, but do keep it away from the water as these dogs aren’t known to swim well if a tall. They are sensitive to hot and cold weather and so they will need proper protection from the elements when playing outdoors.

Training and Socialization

These dogs are very smart, and training them is easy as long as you make it seem like a game and keep it fun. Their playful and sometimes stubborn nature is not ideal for training them for agility or obedience competitions, as they are free thinkers and spirits. Its temperament requires a calm, but firm, patient and consistent trainer who can manage a proper communication with it. Training session should be short and full of praise and rewards.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The average life expectancy is 10 to 12 years.

Yes, but because this breed has a single coat it sheds far less than most other breeds.

Yes, but not all do. Snoring can be aggravated by breathing deficiencies

Though somewhat territorial and protective French Bulldogs aren’t known to be good guard dogs, but they do make for excellent watch dogs, alerting their owners when something is amiss.

French Bulldog’s don’t typically bark much unless given reason to.

Yes, these pups love to be with their owner and family. They are full of love and affection and are always looking for a warm lap to snuggle on.

French Bulldog’s are known to be wonderful companions to children. However, like any dog young children need supervision, especially when your little one is still a puppy. This is for the safety of both the child and the dog.

This depends on the personality of your pup. Early socialization with people and other dogs is so important for the development of puppies and will set the stage of what your puppy will and will not tolerate as they grow into adulthood.

No! They actually originated in China. They were sent to France, where they became popular and where they adopted the name of Bouledogue Français (French Bulldog).

French Bulldogs reach their full adult size at approximately 9 months of age.

These cuddly little ones were bed as lap dogs, companionship dogs, guard dogs, and tracking dogs through history.

This breed is top heavy making it very difficult for them to swim. Some like water and others do not. Careful supervision is a must if you take your French Bulldog in or near the water.

French Bulldog comes from the ancient English word French Bulldogg, which means “playful little friend”.

No. This breed has a double coat, which means that they do shed.

Not exactly. This breed tends to drool only when they’re excited. So the drool will be dependent on how happy of a dog you have!

REVIEWS

FRENCH BULLDOG


Date: 5/14/2017
Name: George formerly Jerome
Breed: French Bulldog
Client: Chris & Andrea Staples
Loc: Fredericksburg, VA

Our pup loves his new home. He's already visited his vet here in Virginia and on his file the vet put, "This dog is AWESOME!" He loves running around the house and keeping mom and dad on their toes. Thanks to Matt and everyone for letting us pick him up early on Tuesday (5/9/17) where we had a long drive home. Everywhere we go people fall in love with him, how could you not?

Date: 1/7/2017
Name: Scout
Breed: French Bulldog
Client: Hudson Millar
Loc: Armonk Ny

Hello - We agreed to buy my son a puppy when he made Eagle Scout-who knew he'd do it at 13! So after searching tons of shelters and websites looking for a small dog , we fell in love with Scouts face and quickly purchased her. Within 2 days she was flown in a private jet to a local town. The owners helped surprise my son with the puppy. It was great to see his face. She came with a LOT of medications and instructions and I was very worried. People doub bted me buying a dog on the internet. But she got a clean bill of health from the vet on her first visit and was off all the meds. And I am happy to say I am writing this today as she has finished her Spay operation. There was a concern that a french bulldog would have to have a narse ( nasal ) surgery also; but the Surgeon said she is had the best nose he'd seen. The dog is in good health and my son is happy. Thank you!

Date: 7/23/2018
Name: Malia
Breed: French Bulldog
Client: Tori
Loc: Denver

After losing our Corgi of 10 years to kidney disease and grieved for a year my family decided we were ready to have another fur baby in our lives—yet of course we all disagreed on the breed. My parents decided they wanted a Frenchie, which left me outnumbered. My Dad found our baby (formally named Tess but she is now Malia) on Premier Pups. I was worried about her traveling and purchasing a pup online but after we had talked on the phone with their adoption team it put all of us at ease. Malia was at first shy when she came to us and then opened up instantly. We brought her home and she was every where exploring her new home and adapted so well. This September it will be 2 years that we have had Malia and next Monday she will be turning 2 years old. She’s been such an amazing edition to our family and I’m thankful to have her everyday! Thank you Premier Pups for making this fur baby Mom very joyful again!

Date: 7/5/2018
Name: Joey
Breed: French Bulldog
Client: Josh and Gigi Coltura
Loc: Scottdale PA

We got Joey just over a year ago, she has been the perfect addition to our family. Probably one of the sweetest dogs I have ever met and had. Premier Pups helped us out a lot with the purchasing process and the pick up. They have a very, very clean and nice facility. In fact we even just recently purchased out second French bulldog through them and will be picking him up in a few weeks.

Date: 7/13/2017
Name: Fumble formerly Lonnie
Breed: French Bulldog
Client: Jessica
Loc: Pennsylvania

We have been so excited to get a Frenchie and our dream came true. Premier pups was more than helpful as we went through the process of purchasing our baby and having him flown. When he came home he had gotten sick and a lady from premier pups gave me her cell number and texted me all day helping me to make sure he was eating and what to do. Now he is more energetic, spoiled and our family just can't get enough of him.

Date: 11/13/2016
Name: Chloe
Breed: French Bulldog
Client: Jeannine DiLorenzo
Loc: Albuquerque, NM

Thank you! We love our little Chloe. (Frenchton) She just turned a year and she has brought so much joy to us this past year. She is truly a sweety!!

Date: 9/4/2019
Name: Mona Lisa
Breed: French Bulldog
Client: Brian Alms
Loc: Belleville, Illinois

We purchased Mona Lisa in April of this year. She has been such a sweet girl. The process of shipping her could not have been easier. Quality puppy.

Date: 5/17/2019
Name: Frankie
Breed: French Bulldog
Client: Maggie Schroeder
Loc: Milwaukee, WI

Bringing Frankie into my life was truly the best decision I've ever made. He's the goofiest, most loving little boy in the whole world. We go on all sorts of adventures together whether it be across the country or just down the road, and his unique attitude and dashing good looks have made him a local celeb in downtown Milwaukee. I can't recommend Premier Pups enough!

Date: 10/24/2016
Name: Braxton (premier pups name - Thor)
Breed: French Bulldog
Client: Maxwell meneer
Loc: Ohio

Thank you guys so much for such a wonderful puppy . We where both skeptical about the website because so many people are dishonest theses days and with frenchies being in such a high demand we didn't know who to trust ! You guys have proved 100 % that this place is the only place I will ever buy my puppies from! He's perfect ! I did a review already but had to share more only because we can't get enough and it's all because of #premierpups thank you thank you 1 million times over ????????????

Date: 1/29/2021
Name: Drogo
Breed: French Bulldog
Client: Laura Tower
Loc: Thornville Ohio

Drogo is such a sweet boy! So smart and very playful!! He loves to chase the cats around the kitchen table. We had a very nice experience with premier pups! We didn’t even have to get out of the truck! They brought everything to us ??

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