French Bulldog Puppies

Get to know the

French Bulldog
 

AKC Meet the Breeds®

Often described as “a clown  in the cloak of a philosopher,” the French Bulldog originated as, and continues  to be used as a companion dog. The breed is small and muscular with heavy bone  structure, a smooth coat, a short face and trademark “bat” ears. Prized for  their affectionate natures and even dispositions, they are generally active and  alert, but not unduly boisterous. Frenchies can be brindle, fawn, white, and  brindle and white.

 

A Look Back

Lacemakers in 19th Century  Nottingham, England  selectively bred the early bulldog for a downsized or “toy” bulldog,   for use as a lap pet. When the  Industrial Revolution displaced some lacemakers to France,  they took the dogs with them, and soon  the “toy” bulldogs became  popular in France,  where wealthy Americans doing the Grand Tour saw and fell in love with them.   In  the late 1800’s these “toy bulldogs” became known as French Bulldogs.

Right Breed for You?

Frenchies are indoor dogs, but  require air conditioning in warm weather. While good at alerting their owners to danger (Look! The UPS Guy is coming!), their main role is that of lap warmer. The Frenchie requires minimal exercise and grooming.

If you are considering  purchasing a French Bulldog puppy, learn more here.

  • Non-Sporting Group; AKC recognized in 1898.
  • Must weigh 28 pounds or less.
  • Companion.

© The  American Kennel Club, Inc.

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Testimonials

Natalie and Aaron Mowrer WILSONVILLE,OR

We found Maia, through the AKC website, and at the time we were in contact with other breeders as well. As soon as we got to speak with Maia we knew that she was who we would buy our sweet french bulldog puppy from. We got Musto in June of 2014, and are getting a sister, Little Miss, in mid December. We LOVE Maia. She does such a wonderful job carefully breading dogs, and then does an incredible job helping new french bulldog owners. We consider Musto to be our son, and we couldn't be any happier. Thank you Maia!!

Natalie and Aaron Mowrer WILSONVILLE,OR

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