French Bull Dog
Category: Non Sporting Dogs
Facts about French Bulldogs, "Scientific name for French Bulldog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The French Bulldog, don’t be fooled by its name it originated from Nottingham in England in the 19th century. They wanted to make a smaller, lap version of the common English bulldog. Eventually the toy bulldog became so popular in France that they acquired the name “French Bulldog” and even the British were never happy with the French name being added to the breed that actually originated in England the name stuck.
French Bulldog is a sturdy, compact, little dog that has a large yet square head with a rounded forehead. French Bulldog has a broad muzzle, deep and with a well-defined stop. The French Bulldog has a black nose though it can be lighter in the lighter colored dogs. Its upper lips hang down over its lower lips. The French Bulldog has a medium-fine coat that is short and smooth. French Bulldog has a loose skin that forms wrinkles around the shoulders and head. French Bulldog has a broad chest and the front is wide as compared to the back.
The French Bulldog color coat varies in color including cream, brindle and white, brindle, fawn and white and so many other varieties.
French Bulldogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
Facts a French Bulldog sees in color and have better low light vision. French Bulldogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the French Bulldogs eye protected and moist. French Bulldogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
French Bulldog is a very pleasant dog, it is very alert, playful and affectionate. It is lively and enthusiastic, without getting yappy or loud at any point. French Bulldog gets fairly well with strangers or other animals and really enjoys being with its owner. The French Bulldog needs leadership and can not manage to thrive without such. The French Bulldog can be trained with a calm, yet firm and patient owner. The French Bulldog are not to e given any affection or the sweet talk when they do display fowl behaviors, instead the French Bulldog are to be corrected sternly but with calm authority. When it senses that the owner is passive towards it can become very stubborn or even snap at some point.
French Bulldogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. Facts a French Bulldogs can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. French Bulldogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
The average height of the French Bulldog is about 11 to 12 inches (27.9 to 30.4 cm) tall at the shoulders. The average French Bulldog has two weight classes one is 19 to 22 pounds (8.6 to 9.9 kg) and 22 to 28 pounds (9.9 to 12.7 kg). the average weight female 16 to 24 pounds (7.2 to 10.8 kg). If over 28 pounds (12.7 kg)it is a not excepted.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. French Bulldog Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult French Bulldogs they have 42 teeth.
Female French Bulldogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. French Bulldog Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month. Female French Bulldogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
Exercise and Health Problem
French Bulldog needs walks on a daily basis, it should be made to heel behind or beside the person walking it. The French Bulldog love to run and play around this should cater for the exercising part.
The number one heath problems amongst French Bulldogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that French Bulldogs have are just an issue of long toenails. The French Bulldog are prone to joint diseases, the spinal disorders, eye problems, Elongated Soft Palate, Cleft Palate, (VWD) Von Willebrand's Disease, (IVDD) Intervertebral Disc Disease, Brachycephalic Syndrome, Patellar Luxation, Hemivertebrae and heart defects. The French Bulldog often deliver through cesarean section because the young ones have quite a large head.
The French Bulldog will need very little grooming, just regular brushing is enough. The dog is an average shedder.
If purchasing a French Bulldog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
The French Bulldog is a Non-Sporting Group that in 1898 was recognized by (AKC) American Kennel Club.
Average body temperature for a French Bulldog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A French Bulldog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
A French Bulldog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
French Bulldog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. Facts a French Bulldog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A French Bulldog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
French Bulldogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.