WHAT IS A 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.
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WHAT IS A FRENCHIE PUG?
For those who cannot afford a french bulldog, now you can have the next best thing!
The Frenchie Pug, or Frug, is a “designer breed” made up of the French Bulldog and the Pug, created in the United States that has gained popularity in the last decade. The Frenchie Pug is not a pure breed but it is expected to be bred from a pure bred Pug and a pure bred French Bulldog.
Coat: The Frenchie Pug's coat is very short and close to the body. The texture of the coat may vary from coarse and hard to soft and glossy, can come in colors such as fawn, white, black, brindle, silver and apricot. It is possible for the Frenchie Pug's coat to appear in bi or tri-colors.
Character: Sweet and loving little breed that always prefers to be close to their humans. The Frenchie Pug's family is the most important thing to them and they will always be eager to please. The Frenchie Pug is very good with children making them an ideal family pet. They are quite calm and are not prone to being problem barkers. The Frenchie Pug's sense of humor is unmatched, as they are always happy to clown around for the entertainment of their owners.
Activity: Ideal for the apartment dweller, as this little guy is quite calm and requires little exercise. A leisurely walk daily will meet the Frenchie Pug's exercise needs. The Frenchie Pug can be susceptible to cold or even heat exhaustion if not properly prepared for the outside conditions.
Size: 10-20 inches and average weight of 13-28 #