The French Bulldog is a beloved dog breed known for its affectionate, playful, adaptable temperament and short, smooth coat. Classified as a non-sporting breed, the French Bulldog is a small dog with an average weight of 16-28 pounds and a height of 11-12 inches.
This breed typically has a 11-14 year life span and requires low amount of exercise per day. As for grooming needs, the French Bulldog has low grooming requirements.
In this guide, we’ll take a closer look at the French Bulldog’s personality traits, exercise and grooming needs, as well as common health issues associated with the breed.
French Bulldog Breed Information
Breed Group: non-sporting
Average Weight (lbs): 16-28
Average Height (in): 11-12
Life Expectancy (years): 11-14
Daily Sleep: 12-14 hours
French Bulldog Appearance
Coat Type: short, smooth
Coat Colors: brindle, fawn, white, brindle and white, fawn and white
French Bulldog Temperament and Personality
Temperament: affectionate, playful, adaptable
Trainability: can be stubborn, requires patience and positive training
Exercise Needs: low
Grooming Needs: low
French Bulldog Health
Common Health Issues: brachycephalic airway syndrome, hip dysplasia, intervertebral disc disease
To learn more about this breed, visit our Dog Breeds category.