Breed Profile

French Bulldog

French Bulldog
French Bulldog
French Bulldog
Nothing is quite certain about the origin of this small bulldog. The French claim them as a national breed, the English consider them to be a descendant of the British Bulldog. The latter landed in France in 1850s with Lace makers from Nottingham, who crossed the Normandy, taking small bulldogs with them.


This friendly animal normally lives to 10 years of age, but with plenty of care and attention to feeding the right diet the French Bulldog can live up to 12 years of age.


French Bulldogs are very intelligent animals, highly affectionate and friendly. They are full of courage, but can also have the qualities of a clown. They love to be around people at all times especially their owners. It is a sturdy small dog, with a large square head in proportion to their body size. Their most prominent feature is their bat-like ears. They have a very muscular body and are born with a very short tail.


A friendly non-aggressive dog, compatible with most breeds.


Because they are smooth-coated dogs they require very little in the way of grooming. They do shed their coats when coming into the hotter months. They will take just about all the exercise you can give them whether it be walking around the block or simply playing ball in the yard. They don't like being left out.

Please take note:
As with any short-nosed dogs there is the possibility of breathing problems, and during the hot summer days they can suffer from heat stress.


Older children and are an excellent companion dog. If you want a friend, get a "Frenchy".


If you have decided that the French Bulldog is the dog for you and you are aware that during the hot summer days you need to keep it free of heat stress, then contact one of the groups listed below:

Recommended Breeders

Breeder NameKennelState 
Yvonne Draper Repard SA Contact
Sharon and Glenn Edmunds Bratrice NSW Contact
Betty Andre Sarcelles VIC Contact
Jacqui Webb Kaysand VIC Contact
Nikki Kenwrick Opalguard NSW Contact
Katrina and Linda Vale Valinka WA Contact
Louise Cox Bonzabull QLD Contact
June Sellars Oldworld SA Contact
Lyn Gunnell Perkee VIC Contact
nadine thomas midaswell VIC Contact
fay trickey frenchtrick VIC Contact
Fiona Stewart BANDANDRA WA Contact
JOESPH VASSALLO Borrcabull NSW Contact
Michael Coleman Remyk TAS Contact
Susan Millar SilaBak WA Contact
Josie Powell BlissfulDawn VIC Contact
Chris Girling Moloscyg SA Contact
Tanja Doslov Bullwood VIC Contact
Angela Christie Bullbushka QLD Contact
Margarito Cadiz Mariosa NSW Contact
tetyana tenikoff aveclespoir SA Contact
Gary Cadiz Mariosa NSW Contact
Robyn Ross Kelzak VIC Contact
Brenda Rondo oakronfrench NSW Contact
Sharon Hector LaShaoon NSW Contact
Lee Williams LeCheMatiz VIC Contact
Silvano Bevinetto BULLFRANCO QLD Contact
Ryan Harcombe Izrasapa QLD Contact
Amelia Courtney Epacris TAS Contact
michelle weekes cosmicblues QLD Contact
Guy Parker silvano bevinetto VIC Contact
Kim Morrow Meahic QLD Contact
Tresilla Hellman Petitcanon NSW Contact
kelly ballard wildbunch NSW Contact
Julie Scheuber Fantarima QLD Contact
Kelly Wood Yooralla QLD Contact
Kirsty Weeks Amazabullz QLD Contact
Deborah Ellenden Loulynla QLD Contact
Jessica Gatt Frencharm VIC Contact
Lenka Balog benykira VIC Contact
Courtney Basa BullMajesty NSW Contact
Rebecca Leet Zedric NSW Contact
Tracey Hales Loyalpride QLD Contact
Melissa Kilby melzbigbullz QLD Contact
Evangelia Georgiou themistocles NSW Contact
Nestasjja Graham Madamco QLD Contact
Belinda Kay OCEANCREST QLD Contact
Sue-Anne Tyrrell Petitebulls QLD Contact
Mandy Cadd Kiangsi SA Contact
Ilona Karmychkina Ilonkas QLD Contact
Krystal Moreton-Smith Purplelotus QLD Contact
Sharon Baptista Marexston QLD Contact
Shannon Diamond Eightyone NSW Contact
Annie May ANNIEPRIDE QLD Contact
Vanessa kirby vanhuntstev QLD Contact
Vickki Lamb Britishbliss QLD Contact
Svetlana Stavrides Bullmonty SA Contact
Marcele Cowley Sourmugs QLD Contact
Kelly Burgess Jotiff QLD Contact
Emma Grabowski SlateWood NSW Contact
Kellie Derosa Convintotoro WA Contact
Sarah Lake Spunni WA Contact
Karen Smith Lemardem QLD Contact
Natalie Jeffs Meamore QLD Contact
Chantal Barnwell Regalstrike NSW Contact
Samantha phillips MUSHYFACEGC QLD Contact
Mandy Creedy Devineperro QLD Contact
Christine Mammone Jenone VIC Contact
Vicki Good Frankabullz NSW Contact
Shannon Leon Alta Qualita NSW Contact
Melissa Doherty Paivabulls QLD Contact
Joshua Scrivens Frenchidoylo NSW Contact
Belynda Smith Bellaspride NSW Contact
Fiona Kearney Beautaureau SA Contact
Shelley Gill Lehsarg NSW Contact
Sarah West Amoomoo NSW Contact
Glenn Gray Shadowdawn VIC Contact
Joe Daidone Warpaint NSW Contact
Brie Bell Protectabull QLD Contact
Liza McLaughlin McBoxa QLD Contact
Sheridan Ledger Jonhah NSW Contact
Teegan Stewart Royaltaureau WA Contact
Ann Ackroyd Chunkynugget QLD Contact
Chantal Micallef Elitefrenchy VIC Contact
Shara Green Frenchzelos QLD Contact
nicky tait dochas QLD Contact
Jenni Casey Asharnay NSW Contact
Jai Rowse SNOUSEABLE QLD Contact
Luba Timonin Frespoir VIC Contact
Belinda Legge Dachabull QLD Contact
Joy Doherty Mojavi NSW Contact
Stephen Rudd Adscititious QLD Contact
Lyn Borg Frogwyck NSW Contact
kristie mcpherson Tasavara WA Contact
Stefano Lagana LUSHIOUSABUL VIC Contact
Allison Maria Monchibello NSW Contact
Andrew Shannon Diamonds NSW Contact
Mandy Antony MYBLUESTAFFS QLD Contact
Lisa Kirkup Le Provost NSW Contact
Kristy Cassidy Jegarbul ACT Contact
Leeanne Serka BSBBULLDOGS QLD Contact
donna hill innoogoo QLD Contact
Jessica Harrison Dentellieres TAS Contact
Kirstie Clapton Skope VIC Contact
isa melander swebells WA Contact
Suzy Keating Belarley Aarize SA Contact
Philip Williams Hashki NSW Contact
David Beacock Ikonic ACT Contact
Rebecca Ratkovic Formax QLD Contact
Jennyfer Sloane Fashionabull QLD Contact
Kylie Underhill Bullhaven Bulldogs QLD Contact

*** We have vetted and approved these independent breeders as meeting, at the time, our criteria for the reliable breeding, feeding, care and sale of suitable quality puppies of this breed. This does not mean that other breeders do not meet these criteria or are not otherwise suitable suppliers. Nor can our vetting and approval guarantee the quality of a breeder or puppy or that you will be happy with them. We disclaim any liability for the quality, acts or omissions of these breeders or their puppies and our approval of breeders is not a substitute for you making all appropriate enquiries and checks (including veterinary checks) before choosing a specific breeder or puppy.

Canine Clubs

Australian Capital Territory: New South Wales:
Dogs ACT
(ACT Canine Association Inc)
PO Box 815
Dickson, ACT 2602
Tel: 02 6241 4404
Fax: 02 6241 1129
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
Dogs NSW
(Royal New South Wales Canine Council Ltd)
PO Box 632
St Marys, NSW 1790
Tel: 02 9834 3022
Fax: 02 9834 3872
(Details current as of 10/10/2013)
Northern Terrority : Queensland:
Dogs NT
(North Australian Canine Association Inc)
PO Box 37521
Winnellie, NT 0821
Tel: 08 8984 3570
Fax: 08 8984 3409
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
Dogs Queensland
(Canine Control Council (Queensland))
PO Box 495
Fortitude Valley, Qld 4006
Tel: 07 3252 2661
Fax: 07 3252 3864
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
South Australia : Tasmania :
Dogs SA
(South Australian Canine Association Inc)
PO Box 844
Prospect East, SA 5082
Tel: 08 8349 4797
Fax: 08 8262 5751
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
Dogs Tasmania
(Tasmanian Canine Association Inc)
The Rothman Building
PO Box 116
Glenorchy, Tas 7010
Tel: 03 6272 9443
Fax: 03 6273 0844
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
Victoria: Western Australia:
Dogs Victoria
(Victorian Canine Association)
Locked Bag K9
Cranbourne, Vic 3977
Tel: 03 9788 2500
Fax: 03 9788 2599
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
Dogs West
(Canine Association of Western Australia Inc)
Cnr Warton & Ranford Rds,
Southern River, WA, 6110
Tel: 08 9455 1188
Fax: 08 9455 1190
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)



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