From puppyhood to old age, it’s always good to be aware of the common issues and conditions that could occur during your French Bulldog's life.

With 45 years of pet health experience under our collar, we’re here to help you get your pet the very best care over their entire lifetime. From pup to pensioner, pet insurance is key to keeping your pet healthy and happy. Discover some of the most common health issues we see in French Bulldogs throughout their life.

General information

We’ve analysed our data to see what claims we receive most regularly for French Bulldogs.
Here are some of the key insights:

tumours and disease

Skin conditions, respiratory conditions, tumours, ulcers and ear problems are the five most common claims we receive for French Bulldogs.

respiratory disease

Claims for respiratory conditions are more than five times more common in French Bulldogs compared to other dog breeds.


Around 71% of French Bulldog claims occur in the first four years of life.

Claims by French Bulldog age

Claims can occur in every breed of dog, at any age!

You might be surprised to know that on average, in 2019, we paid over £12,600 per week in French Bulldog puppy claims.

In the same year, we paid £779,145 in claims for middle-aged and senior French Bulldogs.

Common claim conditions

Here are some of the most common claims we receive for French Bulldog at each age:


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