Poodle vs French Bulldog - Breed Comparison

Poodle vs French BulldogFrench Bulldog is originated from France but Poodle is originated from Germany. French Bulldog may grow 10 cm / 3 inches shorter than Poodle. French Bulldog may weigh 20 kg / 44 pounds lesser than Poodle. French Bulldog may live 3 years less than Poodle. French Bulldog may have less litter size than Poodle. French Bulldog requires Low Maintenance. But Poodle requires High Maintenance

Basic Information

Group:
Non sportings
Non sportings
Origin:
France
Germany
Height Male:
27 - 35 cm
10 - 14 inches
35 - 45 cm
13 - 18 inches
Height Female:
24 - 32 cm
9 - 13 inches
35 - 45 cm
13 - 18 inches
Weight Male:
9 - 14 kg
19 - 31 pounds
20 - 34 kg
44 - 75 pounds
Weight Female:
8 - 13 kg
17 - 29 pounds
20 - 28 kg
44 - 62 pounds
Life Span:
10 - 12 Years
12 - 15 Years
Litter Size:
3 - 5
3 - 8
Size:
Medium
Medium
Other Names:
Bouledogue Fran├žais
Pudle, Caniche, Barbone
Colors Available:
White, Tan, Brindle, Fawn, Brindle and White
Black & Tan, Apricot, Black, White, Black & White, Cream,Sable, Blue, Silver, Grey, Brown, Red
Coat:
short and fine
Corded, Dense, Curly, Harsh and Rough
Shedding:
Minimal
Minimal
Temperament:
Affectionate, Alert, Cheerful, Independent, Lively, Loyal, Playful, Quiet, Social
Affectionate, Alert, Energetic, Intelligent, Lively, Loving, Loyal, Playful, Responsive
Grooming:
Low Maintenance
High Maintenance
Trainability:
Hard
Easy
Hypoallergenic:
No
Yes
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".

poodlePoodles are said to be older breed which is developed to hunt waterfowl. They have their origin in Germany and developed as a breed in France. Many different arguements are there in their development. One of the arguement says that they are developed as a result of crossing European Water dogs. Egyptian and Roman histories have proof of Poodles in their drawings and statues. They were categorized into three types according to their size and are Miniature, Toy and Standard.

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.

poodle puppyPoodles today lives a luxury life but actually they are bred to do work. They are well known for their intelligence and are really water retriever. This is because they show their energy in hunting waterfowl. The name Poodle is said to got from German word "Pudel" which means "splash in the water".

Their hair is trimmed in such a way to make them swim easily. Hair is not trimmed in the joints and organs such that to protect them from cold water. Poodles are well known for their wonderful personality and intelligence. Also they are very obedient and a good companion. They won't be happy if left alone for a long time. Poodles are interested in playing games with people. They perform very well if given a proper training. Good manners should be taught to them as they remember all things they have learned.

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.

poodle dogPoodles have more chances for getting eye diseases such as Progressive retinal atrophy and cataracts. Cancer is also seen in them and there are chances of skin problems such as allergies and tumors.

Hair fall

Usually poodles don't shed at all. Excessive shedding is the smptom of allergies in them. When they get other problems shedding accompanies with it. Even an infection may cause hairfall. Ringworm infections and pests should be controlled using appropriate medicines.

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

poodle puppiesUsually puppy eats more food than an adult dog. This is because they need more food to support growth. Actully puppies need two to four times more food than adult. Puppies should eat in such a way that their ribs should not be seen and waist must be visible.

Feeding the adult

Poodles can be fed with proteinous food, healthy grains, vegetables and fruits. They love to eat organs such as liver, kidney, brain and chicken breast, turkey and fish. Vegetables such as baby carrots, spinach and peas can be given to them. Make them to eat fruits like raspberries, banana and melon.

Points for Good Health

Dry kibble is not good for their teeth. Even some premium quality foods are not good for their health. Pig's ears are not safe to chew for them. Vaccinations should be made at the right time.

Games and Exercises

Exercises play an important role in their health and even extend their life. Poodles should be made to walk regularly. Exercising must be done to a particular level and they should not be over exercised.

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

poodle dogsThey are good companions and usually likes to spend time with children. Even they are children friendly it is strongly recommended not to leave children alone with them.

Special talents

Poodles are specialist in hunting water birds. They are good in swimming since they are covered with fur water will not easily get into their ears. They are well known for their intelligence like humans.

Adaptability

They are well suited for apartment living but won't be happy if left alone. They will tolerate hot weather better when compared with cold.

Learning ability

They are quick learners and learn good and bad things very quickly. Once they learn, they won't forget it up. Since poodles are so intelligent they are very easy to train.

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