French Bulldog Puppy Care

French Bulldog Breed Profile

Average Weight:
Male – 13kg (28lbs).
Female – 11kg (24lbs).

Average Height:
Male – 30 – 31cm (12in).
Female – 30 – 31cm (12in).

Coat:
Smooth, short coat.

Average Life Span:
10 – 12 years.

Average Litter Size:
3 – 5 puppies.

French Bulldog Fast Facts

Ease To Train
Exercise Needs
Grooming Frequency
Energy Level
Protective Instincts
Behaviour Around Children
Relationship With Other Pets
Loyalty To Owner
Ease To Train
Some dogs are easy to train while others require more effort. General breed factors are taken into consideration to determine how easy you should find it to train your dog. On the scale, a 1 indicates that your dog will be difficult to train while a 10 indicates that your dog should be easy to train.

Exercise Needs
Dogs vary greatly in the amount of exercise they need on a daily basis. Some may need long, vigorous walks while a walk around the block will be sufficient for some. A score towards the lower end of the scale means that your dog requires little exercise while a score towards 5 indicates that they have high exercise needs.

Grooming Frequency
Depending on your dog’s coat, the grooming frequency will vary. Some will need brushing every day while others can be groomed once a week. On this scale, a 1 shows that a dog needs very little grooming while a 5 shows they require plenty of upkeep.

Energy Level
Some breeds have incredibly high energy levels and find it difficult to rest while others prefer sleeping for large parts of the day. A score of 1 on the scale indicates the dog has a low energy level while a 5 shows they have extremely high levels of energy.

Protective Instincts
Many dogs have protective instincts and may act wary around strangers while others are much more friendly and accepting. A score of 1 indicates that your dog is unlikely to react to strangers while a score of 5 shows that your dog is likely to be wary.

Behaviour Around Children
Many dogs that are reared and socialised around children understand how to interact with them but some breeds are completely unsuitable to have around children. On this scale, a score of 1 shows that a breed is not good around children while a score of 5 shows they are perfectly compatible.

Relationship With Other Pets
Stereotypically dogs don’t get on with other pets but often this is not the case; many dogs enjoy the company of other animals. A score of 1 shows that it is not a good idea to mix a breed with other pets while a 5 indicates they tend to get on well with other animals.

Loyalty To Owner
Most dogs are extremely loyal to their owners and family, although there are a few that are quite independent. A low score of 1 indicates that a breed does not have a strong sense of loyalty while a score of 5 shows that they are extremely loyal.

Every aspect of caring for French Bulldog puppies is extremely important; not only does it allow you to determine your dog’s health but you are also making sure that your puppy is as happy as possible. There are some obvious things that everyone knows how to take care of, but there are also some tips that not everyone would think of. Here are some tips to help you look after French Bulldog puppies in the best possible way.

The first tip for French Bulldog puppies is to spay or neuter your dog. Not only does this prevent the possibility of major health concerns later in life, it will make your dog more manageable. It is now a simple surgical process and should cause little, if any, distress to your dog. In male dogs, neutering will reduce any aggressive tendencies and reduce the likelihood of them trying to mate. The major benefit with spaying female dogs is that unwanted pregnancies will not occur; they can be costly and cause health complications, particularly if the other breed is not suited to your Frenchie. This procedure is often recommended by vets in the modern age and for most French Bulldog puppies it is best to get it done.

No matter where you get your dog from, responsible care of French Bulldog puppies requires that you take them to the vet for a check-up as soon as possible. This is important because they may find something wrong with your dog or detect an underlying health problem. They will also be able to do the necessary vaccinations, advise on flea and worming treatments and offer guidance on any other worries you may have. One such area they may be able to help with, along with your local groomer, is the necessary grooming steps and health precautions. This includes brushing their teeth, taking care of the coat and monitoring their weight. Having French Bulldog puppies is a joyous time and if you have any problems it is always wise to check rather than guess what to do.


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