French Bulldog

Breed: French Bulldog

Family: Utility dog

Nationality: France

Weight (kg): 8 - 14
Size (cm): 20 - 35
Hair type: flush, tight, shiny and soft

Color Standards: white and brindle

Origin and History: It has the same origins a the Great Dane of Tibet or Asia and the Great Dane of Macedonia, which was taken by the Phoenicians to England. Its small size is due to crossings with different breeds.

Personality: Active and courageous, this dog has a strong character and is a good guardian. They are very affectionate, sensitive, and gentle with children.

Known health problem: Elbow dysplasia, patellar dislocation, cataract, entropion, brachycephalic syndrome (stenosis of the nostrils, soft palate, etc.)

Note: Their need for activity is low.They also, do not support heat well.

Hereditary illness

• Dysplasia (developmental anomaly) of the hip and elbow
Patellar dislocation (patella)
• Juvenile cataracts
• Hemophilia B

Predisposition to diseases

• Hemivertebrae and vertebrae butterfly
• Brachycephalic complex (stenosis of the nostrils, soft palate elongation, tracheal hypoplasia, eversion of laryngeal saccules causing snoring, difficulty breathing and collapse)
• Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin) allergic
• Distichiasis (row of supernumerary eyelashes that point to the cornea)
• Herniated disc
• Cryptorchidism (testicle retained)
• Demodecie (infection of the skin by the parasite Demodex)
• Entropion (rolling eyelids inwards)
• Hypothyroidism (decreased hormone production by the thyroid gland)
• Ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the colon with ulcers)
• Pulmonary stenosis (narrowing of the pulmonary valve)