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.Read more
Affectionate, Independent, Funny, Playful
|Adult Weight||22-28 lbs|
|Adult Height||11-13 in|
|Life Expectancy||9-11 yrs|
|Rating||5.0 ( reviews)|
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.
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.
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!
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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!
After arduous searching for reputable French bulldog breeders, we landed upon Premier Pups. We looked through the available litter, and immediately, it was love at first sight when we saw (at the time named) JR! He was the epitome of what a dream Frenchie should look like! We spoke extensively with the staff at Premier Pups, and we felt so comfortable with the staff’s knowledge, compassionate treatment and care for the pups, as well as reassurance for first time Frenchie buyers. We placed the deposit on a Thursday, and we picked up our fur son that Saturday! That’s how much at ease the staff made us feel! From start to finish, the staff was incredible; Louis Barkley (aka JR) has provided us more joy than we could’ve ever imagined for almost four years. We’ve not encountered any health issues, and we can’t say enough how pleased we’ve been with our Frenchie addition. We’ve fallen so in love with Louis that we’ve just purchased another! If you’re considering Premier Pups for your next fur baby, don’t hesitate, just DO IT!
We have had Darla now for a little over three weeks and she is absolutely the best dog ever! We had searched and searched for a French Bulldog when we finally came across the premier pup website... I was skeptical at first as far as buying a puppy online but so glad we did. Communication the the premier pup crew was wonderful and Darla arrived safely on her flight as promised! Highly recommend these guys when looking for your fur baby! And any future purchases we make will be thru them!
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I spent a lot of time researching sites and getting discouraged reading about the scams out there when trying to purchase a puppy online. I came across Premier Pups site and read everything I could and all of the positive reviews. When I saw the picture of my French Bulldog Bijou, I knew he was the one. I contemplated the purchase all day before pressing the purchase button. Although there was a little obstacle in getting him, Bijou was mine by the end of the week. A special thanks to Mike for making that happen and for the genuine care he had in making sure my puppy was doing well before and after I received him. My family and I are very happy with our new addition and that Premier Pups made that happen.
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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?