The French Bulldog – so cute and loved!

Mary-Kate Olsen with her Frenchie
Mary-Kate Olsen with her Frenchie

The beloved French Bulldog was bred originally as a “Toy Bulldog”, a lapdog or companion for ladies. The French Bulldog is also known by the other names: Frenchie and Bouledogue Francais.

Hugh Jackman Peaches
Hugh Jackman & Peaches

Frenchies are very playful and affectionate. They are loyal, loving, and wonderful companion dogs. While good at alerting their owners to danger, their main role is that of lap warmer. The Frenchie requires minimal exercise and are indoor dogs, but require air conditioning in warm weather.

There are quite a few celebrities that are pet parents to French Bulldogs. One of our favorite pairings is Hugh Jackman and his French Bulldog Dali. We’ve previously highlighted Hugh scootering around with Dali and taking her to the gym.

Reese Witherspoon & Coco Chanel
Reese Witherspoon & Coco Chanel
Mario Lopez & Julio Cesar Chavez Lopez.
Mario Lopez & Julio Cesar Chavez.

Reese Witherspoon has a French Bulldog named Coco Chanel. Victoria and David Beckham have a French Bulldog named Scarlett (including 3 other dogs).

Mary-Kate Olsen with her french bulldog. Martha Stewart has 2 French Bulldogs – Francesca and Sharkey. Christina Ricci has a Frenchie named Ramon. Mario Lopez found the love of his life – a French bulldog named Julio Cesar Chavez Lopez.

Martha Stewart with
Martha Stewart & her Frenchies

Now there are also two Frenchies that are famous in their own right. Manny The Frenchie has over 600k followers on Instagram.

There’s also Trotter, The Hipster French Bulldog, that has over 200k Instagram followers.

Trotter
Trotter – The Hipster

We love Trotter’s super fashionable photos!

Grooming

Luckily, the Frenchie has a short coat so it doesn’t require much brushing, but skin folds should be frequently cleansed. In the summer, you should make sure your dog has adequate sun protection (See our article Sunscreen for Dogs – They Need Protection Too!)

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Already a proud French Bulldog parent? Here are some links to products that are great for Frenchies. We’ll fill this list up as we find more cool products for Frenchies (feel free to suggest some!).

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