French Bulldog: Originated from English Bulldogs, Pugs & Terriers. Popular among Nottingham lace workers & later embraced by French society.
French Bulldog: US debut late 19th century. FBDCA recognized in 1897, AKC in 1898. Fun Fact: Breeder survived Titanic to judge show.
Frenchies love laps, a heritage from lace workers. They enjoy walks and play, but as brachycephalic dogs, avoid excessive exercise in heat. AKC advises caution.
AKC recognizes 9 French Bulldog colors: brindle, brindle and white, cream, fawn, fawn and white, fawn brindle, white, white and brindle, white and fawn. Ticked is standard.
Celeb passion for French Bulldogs! See stars like Beckham, Witherspoon, Madonna, Jackman, and late Carrie Fisher doting on their pups online.
Don’t let their smaller size fool you. The French Bulldog actually makes a good watchdog. They’re highly intelligent and trainable, although training does requires patience.