French Bulldog

About the Breed

This affectionate and playful breed is known for its wrinkly, smushy face and bat-like ears.

As of 2017, it is ranked the 6th most popular dog breed by the American Kennel Club (AKC).

Two distinctive features of the French Bulldog are it's bat-like ears and half-flat, half-domed skull. Had it not been for the objections of American Fanciers, the bat ear of the French Bulldog would have been bred out of the breed and replaced with a rose ear, resulting in a miniaturized version of the English Bulldog.

Quick Facts

Height: 11 - 13 inches

Weight: 28 pounds or less

Coat Colors: Brindle, Brindle & White, Cream, Fawn, Fawn & White, Fawn Brindle, White & Brindle, White & Fawn, Cream & White, Fawn Brindle & White

Markings: Ticked, Black Mask, Brindle Markings, Piebald, White Markings

Conformation: 11 inches to 1 foot tall at the shoulder, large, square head, bat ears

Common Uses: Companion

Temperament: Big personality, needs adequate training

Place of Origin: England

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