French Bulldog vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison

French Bulldog vs English BulldogFrench Bulldog is originated from France but English Bulldog is originated from United Kingdom. Both French Bulldog and English Bulldog are having almost same height. French Bulldog may weigh 11 kg / 24 pounds lesser than English Bulldog. Both French Bulldog and English Bulldog has same life span. Both French Bulldog and English Bulldog has same litter size. Both French Bulldog and English Bulldog requires Low maintenance.

Basic Information

Group:
Non sporting dog
Companion dog
Origin:
France
United Kingdom
Height Male:
27 - 35 cm
10 - 14 inches
31 - 40 cm
12 - 16 inches
Height Female:
24 - 32 cm
9 - 13 inches
31 - 40 cm
12 - 16 inches
Weight Male:
9 - 14 kg
19 - 31 pounds
23 - 25 kg
50 - 56 pounds
Weight Female:
8 - 13 kg
17 - 29 pounds
18 - 23 kg
39 - 51 pounds
Life Span:
10 - 12 Years
8 - 12 Years
Litter Size:
3 - 5
4 - 5
Size:
Medium dog
Medium dog
Other Names:
Bouledogue Français
British Bulldog, English Bulldog, Bulldog
Colors Available:
White, Tan, Brindle, Fawn, Brindle and White
Piebald, White, Brindle & White, Fawn, Red Brindle, Red & White, Red, Fawn & White
Coat:
short and fine
Short
Shedding:
Minimal
Moderate
Temperament:
Affectionate, Alert, Cheerful, Independent, Lively, Loyal, Playful, Quiet, Social
Affectionate, Courageous, Friendly, Loving, Social, Sweet
Grooming:
Low maintenance
Low maintenance
Trainability:
Hard
Hard
Hypoallergenic:
No
No
Kids Friendly:
No
Yes
New Owners Friendly:
Yes
Yes

History

french bulldogThe french bulldog originated in England and are bred expecting small size bulldogs. Many lace workers in Nottingham had little bulldogs and when they emigrated to france, they brought their dogs with them. Soon they become popular in France and Europe. Then Americans showed interest in them.In 1896 frenchie was shown in United states in a show and after that they got their nickname "Frechie".

english bulldogAt earlier time Bulldogs were not as it was now. They were taller and was fierce in their nature. They were completely developed in England.The first breed was set in at about 1500. After that they were involved in a game called Bull baiting in England, where a fight was set in between a Bull and the Bulldog.

Bulldogs will be on full fierce by biting and holding the bull even when they jump or struggle, until they fall on the ground. After that Bull baiting was banned in England, and everyone thought Bulldog will disappear. But some breeders re engineered it and made it as it was now. In 1950s Bulldogs ranked among top 10 in America.

Description

french bulldog puppyFrenchie is a good companion dog and has a powerful muscular body. They like to play but also likes to relax for more time. They are intelligent and training them is very easy until they think it a game. They are free thinkers and are not very good in obedience. Frenchies should not be leaved alone for a long time.They love spending time with humans and generally they get along with everyone. They are excellent watchdogs and alerts when strangers come.

They suits very well in apartments. But they shuold be made to walk for fifteen minutes daily to avoid over weight. They should not be kept outside on hot days. Frenchies will be very happy if you stay in home. They will follow you wherever you walk inside the house. They love people so much, such that people who own a Frenchie can not imagine life without them.

english bulldog puppyBulldogs are muscular in nature. They easily gain over weight and so exercising them is very mandatory. They are well suitable for apartment living, since they will always like to lie down and sleep. They will woke up only for their food. But they are very much faithful for their owners and it will be seen very loving when they come near and look at you.

Since they face respiratory problems they should not be compelled to play for very long time. Their look may be ferocious but they are very calm and loving towards others unless you do any harm to them or their owners.

Health Problems

french bulldog dogFrenchies can suffer from Von Willebrand's disease(VWD)and thyroid condition. Due to their flat faces they suffer from elongated soft palate or cleft palate. Because of their compacted air way they have inability to effectively regulate temperature.

Hair fall

Any indication that the hair is unhealthy, such as brittleness and hair loss, should be addressed immediately to avoid any further damage. Hair loss becomes a problem when it becomes excessive, possibly due to disease or a particular condition.

english bulldog dogThey have chances of getting problems due to brachycephalic syndrome, this is because of their short face. Also they suffer from respiratory problems. Bone and joint problems are also common in them.

Hair fall

Bulldog has chances of getting skin problems and hair fall is the initial for those skin problems. Normally they shed hair upto a considerable level.

Caring The Pet

Feeding the puppy

french bulldog puppiesAs with all dogs, proper nutrition makes your French Bulldog a happy, healthy pup. He should have his own food and water bowls. Don't feed your puppy uncooked meat or food that may have gone bad. Young puppies need relatively large amount of food in order to meat the demands of their rapidly growing bodies and their hectic lifestyle. Feed your puppy specially designed chewing treats from reputable pet stores.

Feeding the adult

According to the French Bull Dog Club of America, there are no specific guidelines for feeding them. Options for feeding your French Bulldog are commercial dry food, canned food, raw food and homemade meals. Calories required for frenchie varies depending on size, age, activity level and metabolism.

Points for Good Health

  1. Dry kibble is good for dog's teeth.
  2. Vaccinations should be made on right time.
  3. Choke collar must be used for walking and training.

Games and Exercises

Frenchies can be made to walk or run for a particular distances. Heavy exercises should not be given as they face respiratory problems. Avoid exercising them in hot weather as they have chances of getting heatstroke.

Feeding the puppy

english bulldog puppiesThe puppy needs more energy and nutrients for its growth, so they must be fed several times a day but the amount should be less. They should not be given raw meat and foods that may be gone bad. The food given to puppy should be allowed to eat for only 20 minutes. After that time if balance food remains in bowl they should be removed and for the next meal new food should be given.

The puppy shall be given cooked food which we eat and it is preferable to give cooked meat and bones three times a week. Salt should be added less for them and sugar should not be given.

Feeding the adult

The bulldog can be fed 1 to 2 times per day, that is morning and evening. It is not recommended to give them soybean oil, chocolates and onions. Kibbles can also be given to them.

Points for Good Health

Nutritional food is the main factor for their health and the vaccinations should be made at the right time with consulting the veterinarian.

Games and Exercises

Bulldogs may have less energy, but they love to play. They can be made to chase after a ball or Frisbee. But short chasing will be good for them. They should not be made to play in hot sun as they suffer with some heat problems. Also they are interested in playing Tug of war, Hide and seek and solving puzzles.

Characteristics

Children friendliness

french bulldog dogsThey are good children friendly dogs as they like to play with them. It will be good if they are supervised by an adult.

Special talents

They are polite with everyone including other pets. They love to play games and chase balls but don't need much exercise.

Adaptability

Frenchies adapts well for apartment living but they don't like being alone for long time. They will not tolerate both hot and cold weather and so air conditioning will be better.

Learning ability

They are easy to train and are very much interested in playing.

Children friendliness

english bulldog dogsThey are good companion for children, but it is recommended to have an adult supervision and not allowing them alone.

Special talents

They are the best companion dogs. They take decisions after thinking for a while. They are very faithful for their owners, and if anybody does harm to their owners infront of them, then they will show their full energy and teach a lesson to them.

Adaptability

They adapt well for apartment living. They can be leaved alone in home for some hours but they love to stay with anyone in the house. They love to live in moderate weather, both hot and cold weather will bring problems to them.

Learning ability

Bulldog will not do all things you order them, as they think well and take their decision well. They think what will they get by doing what you say, and then only they will do it.

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