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French Bulldog Dog Breed Information | Kellyville Pets

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Thinking of getting a French Bulldog Puppy? Get all the information you need in our dog breed guide to see if a French Bulldog is the right dog for you.

Fast Facts:

How long will my French Bulldog live? 9-12 years

What will my dogs energy levels be like? Moderate

How big will my French Bulldog grow? 10-15kg 

Will a French Bulldog be suitable for my family? French Bulldogs are suitable for most families

What size housing is recommended for my French Bulldog? Must have access to indoors

French Bulldog Temperament

The French Bulldog is a playful, alert and affectionate breed. They are enthusiastic, curious, sweet and have a very comical personality. They fit well into a family environment and get along well with other dogs and household pets, given they have been well socialised as a puppy.

French bulldogs are intelligent so training is best achieved by being firm and consistent, and using lots of praise. It is important that the owner is aware of the type of care that is required for Frenchies to minimalise health issues, and prepared for the snorting, snuffling and flatulence that is generally associated with this breed.

French Bulldog Health Issues

Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome: A medical term that relates to multiple upper airway problems experienced in short-nosed, flat-faced breeds. These issues are due to the physical characteristics of these breeds, such as narrowed nostrils, an abnormally small windpipe or an overly long, soft palate.

Patella Luxation: An abnormally shallow groove in the knee, which causes the knee cap (patella) to slip out of position.

Hip Dysplasia: A common disease where a malformation in the hip joint results in the joint rubbing and grinding. This can lead to irritation, pain and impaired walking ability.


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CARE GUIDE © Copyright 2016 Kellyville Pets - All information found in this care guide is based upon our own experience. The information provided is not the only information available. In any medical situations,  you should always consult your vet, including questions regarding your pet's diet.