Dog Breeds - French Bulldog

Breed :         Non-Sporting
Weight:        28 lbs
Height:         11-13 inches
Color(s):      Brindle, fawn, white, brindle and white

French Bulldog Breed Information:
The French bulldog is a lively small breed, very similar to English Bulldogs and American Bulldogs. Their skin is very silky which makes it very attractive to other pets. Although the name suggests that they originated in French, American and British breeders must have played a role in their breeding. They are a breed which is wonderful for a great laugh and strong friendship, because of which they are even nicknamed “clowns” and “frog dogs”. They are commonly known as Frenchie.

French Bulldog Health and Diseases
French Dogs live for 10 to 12 years and there are a lot of dog diseases associated with this breed of dogs, Some of these health problems and dog disease are mentioned below.

•    Von Willebrand’s disease
•    Thyroid problem
•    Brachycephalic syndrome
•    Cleft palate
•    Breathing problems
•    Megaesophagus
•    Aspiration pneumonia
•    Eye problems which include Cherry eye, retinal fold dysplasia, cataracts etc
•    Heart defects

Even though it is considered to be the healthiest of all the bull breeds; it must be kept in mind that owning a French bulldog will lead to extremely high vet expenses.