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French Bulldog

Affectionate, bright and lively

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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR FRENCH BULLDOG

The French Bulldog is a small, stocky dog with big bat-like ears that match their alert nature.

French Bulldogs have shorter muzzles than other breeds, which can make it harder for them to pick up their food. This is why their kibble should have a shape that makes it easier for them to eat. Pleasant and affectionate, this breed is usually very lively and bright, loving the company of their owners and playtime with other dogs.

  • Size
    Small - Medium
  • Colour
    Brindle, fawn and pied
  • Coat Length
    Short
  • Age Expectancy
    10 - 12+ years
  • Weight
    9 - 11kg
  • Grooming
    Low
  • Lifestyle
    Outdoor

Temperament

The French Bulldog is an easygoing companion whose playful nature can light up the room. Their lively energy lets them get along with almost anyone, welcoming strangers and other pets with ease. They are courageous and intelligent but sensitive when it comes to time for firm training from their owners. 

Weight

French Bulldogs have a tendency to over eat. It is a good idea to keep an eye on their diet to avoid them over indulging. Keep treats to a minimum and exercise them often to maintain an ideal weight. 

Muscles & Joints

Even though French Bulldogs are small they are very solid in build. Their stocky muscle mass responds well to a diet rich in protein.

Skin & Coat

French Bulldogs have a smooth, short-haired coat that is easy to manage with a firm bristle brush. Their breed standard colours are brindle, fawn and pied, but many of these well-loved pets come in other colours including black, tan and grey.  French Bulldogs have a tendency to develop skin problems, and special diets can help maintain their overall skin health. 

Puppy Care

Interactive puppy guide

French Bulldog puppies can be a handful when you first bring them home. Take a look at our interactive care guide that is full of useful advice for welcoming your new family member and getting them properly settled into your household routine.

Puppy Care

WHAT TO FEED YOUR French Bulldog

From junior to adult

French Bulldogs are known for their loving, playful nature. They’re a sturdy, muscular breed. They are active dogs but also have a tendency to over eat. That’s why ROYAL CANIN® has designed a diet specific to their needs. 

Puppy

Up to 12 months old

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Puppy

Up to 12 months old

During their growth period, the digestive system of French Bulldog puppies remains immature and continues developing gradually over several weeks. The exclusive combination of nutrients in our Puppy diet helps support the young dog’s digestive health and contributes to good stool quality. Highly digestible proteins with an adapted fibre content including psyllium and prebiotics promote a balance in the intestinal flora.

Short growth - High energy

Meets the high energy needs of medium breed puppies which have a short growth period.

Mineral balance (calcium/phosphorous)

Helps ensure robust skeletal development in medium breed puppies thanks to an adapted intake of calcium and phosphorus.

Natural defences

Helps support the puppy’s natural defences, thanks particularly to an antioxidant complex and prebiotics.

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BECAUSE FRENCH BULLDOGS HAVE A SHORT MUZZLE


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BECAUSE FRENCH BULLDOGS HAVE A SHORT MUZZLE

The ROYAL CANIN® French Bulldog kibble has been specifically designed for the French Bulldog’s short muzzle. The kibble’s unique texture and crescent shape makes it easier for the French Bulldog to pick up their food and encourages proper chewing habits.

ADULT

Over 12 months old

These strong dogs need nutritional support to maintain their muscle mass while avoiding weight gain. The optimal protein content and L-carnitine supplementation in this diet help them stay in shape.

Healthy Skin

French Bulldogs can be prone to irritated skin. Enriched with omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, which have an anti-inflammatory action on skin, our food helps support a healthy skin and coat vitality.

Odour Reduction

ROYAL CANIN® French Bulldog food contains a combination of highly digestible ingredients, specific fibre blends and prebiotics helps to reduce flatulence, stool odour and stool volume. This helps keep your home fresh and the garden clean.

ADULT

Over 12 months old

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ADULT

Over 12 months old

These strong dogs need nutritional support to maintain their muscle mass while avoiding weight gain. The optimal protein content and L-carnitine supplementation in this diet help them stay in shape.

Healthy Skin

French Bulldogs can be prone to irritated skin. Enriched with omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, which have an anti-inflammatory action on skin, our food helps support a healthy skin and coat vitality.

Odour Reduction

ROYAL CANIN® French Bulldog food contains a combination of highly digestible ingredients, specific fibre blends and prebiotics helps to reduce flatulence, stool odour and stool volume. This helps keep your home fresh and the garden clean.

TAILOR-MADE NUTRITION

Specially formulated for the French Bulldog

French Bulldogs are little dogs with big appetites, and are prone to overeating. This is why at ROYAL CANIN®, we have created our French Bulldog diet to support the best health in this unique breed.

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