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Betty A. Belgian Tervuren. Robert Pollet. Alan Kenworthy. Labrador Retrievers. Nikki Moustaki. They are great lap dogs and are fun to play with. They also have less health issues and are expected to live until an older age. They are thicker and wider and hence are not as active as the Frenchie. Caring for your these pets, whether English or French is not that hard.
They both have rather short hair which makes grooming easier to do, as opposed to other long haired dogs. The English versions will shed more hair but this is a characteristic important for them as this is when they lose old or damaged hair. They can both be trained but this may come with great difficulty.
What is the Difference between British and French Bulldogs?
First time owners beware as you will need a great deal of patience and perseverance and may even seek the help of an obedience school. The English and French bulldogs also need minimal exercise. Pet owners who do not spend that much time at home or are away most of the time may want to opt for another breed, one that is more independent. As for caring for your kids, the English version is the better choice as they tend to grow quite close to your children and they can be raised with them to be great friends. British versions have also proven to be the more popular breed and scored in the top 4 in whereas the French type scored in the top 6.
English and French bulldogs also live fairly decent lives in terms of number of years. The English type lives from about years whereas the French lives to about years. Their height barely differs but the English grow about an inch more than the French at 15 inches. Their weight however is where we see a big difference.
Classified as a companion dog, the French Bulldog is an incredible family dog and one of the top 10 breeds in the United States. These pups are sweet, friendly people pleasers who adore cuddling, enjoy following you from room to room—but will do so quietly—and also get a kick out of performing when they have an audience.
Fully grown, French Bulldogs weigh pounds and stand approximately one-foot-tall at the shoulder. Their average lifespan is years. These pups are cousins to the English Bulldog, which descended from the Bullenbeisser sport dogs, a sub family of the ancient Greek Molossian breed that was originally used for bull baiting. When blood sports were outlawed in England in , English Bulldogs emerged as companion dogs and were bred with terriers and Pugs to reduce their size.
The Industrial Revolution mechanized laceworks in England, and many of these skilled workers immigrated to France, taking their pups with them, of course.
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The curious toy-sized, bat-eared bulldogs were an instant hit with the French bohemians, and soon writers, artists, fashion designers, and working girls all over Paris were requesting the lovable pups. The breed first appeared in the United States in the late 19th century.
Morgan families. Aside from their size and bat-like ears, what makes French Bulldogs unique? In addition to the elongated ears, other key differences from the English Bulldog include more alert facial expressions, rounder eyes, and a wider range of motion. French Bulldogs keep a low center of gravity with their compact, muscular build and large, square head, and they walk with a recognizable bow-legged gait. A brachycephalic, or "flat-faced" breed, these pooches have those adorable smooshy faces that are just perfect for smooching. Their skin is loose and soft, forming wrinkles at the head and shoulders.
Frenchies have a short, smooth coat that comes in a variety of colors. Most commonly, they come in shades of brindle, fawn, or tan. French Bulldogs are easygoing, fun-loving additions to any family. True companion dogs, they thrive on human contact.