Quirky, playful and full of energy, the French Bulldog is the epitome of a small dog with a big personality. Their small size and fun-loving nature makes them great playmates for children, but like all breeds, careful supervision is a must.
|Coat:||Short, smooth hair|
|Exercise:||Up to 1 hour a day|
|Life span:||4.5+ years|
|Flat-faced:||Yes, consider this breed's additional health needs before buying|
|Temperament||Playful, affectionate, independent|
Suitable for families with or without children, French Bulldogs can quickly feel like part of the family.
French Bulldogs often suffer from breathing problems due to their short muzzles and, as such, you should let them take the lead on the level of exercise while out and about.
While French Bulldogs don’t shed as much as other breeds, you may still find hair around your home, especially as the summer months approach and you should be prepared for some hands-on cleaning and grooming rituals.
As French Bulldogs have a lower exercise tolerance, it’s important to keep an eye on their portions to prevent excessive weight gain.
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Most French Bulldogs live a long and happy life, but they can be prone to respiratory problems or other joint, skin or health problems. Some of these conditions can be lifelong and expensive to treat so it’s important that when choosing dog insurance, you consider the length of time policies cover different conditions. Petplan’s Covered For Life® policies allows you to claim for the same condition year after year, so long as you renew your policy, allowing your pet to receive the best care for ongoing conditions.