The French Bulldog is one of the most popular dogs in the world, a milestone reached in the last 25 years found in the American Kennel Club (AKC).
In March of last year, AKC listed the breed in second place, behind only labrador retrievers; last year the fourth most popular race.
The AKC analyzes data from the most popular dog breeds in the United States and the world to include them in its listings.
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This kind of dog short and flattened canals they are adaptable, playful and intelligent, but not the type that follows their owners around the house, or with them when walking, like other dogs;
“There are no dog breeds that walk with you, but if you want a dog that will help you, be funny and adapt … this is the breed of dog for you,” said AKC spokesperson Brandi Hunter.
If you are planning to have a dog of this breed at home, be aware of these curious facts that surround its existence.
Although in the name of the nation they carry these dogs They are not French. The roots of the breed go back to English bulldogs NottinghamEngland
The breeders are believed to have created the breed as English bulldogs to keep their dogs warm while they worked.
When these artisans moved to France, they took dogs with them and crossed them with the territories to create a breed called French bulldogs.
He has high risk of drowningThey do not swim in swimming pools, because the structure of their small, solid body and small head does not allow them to swim or to swim for a long time.
Like many dogs with depressed faces and flat noses, French bulldogs have common respiratory problems.
Breeding research and breeders call them brachycephalic because of their expensive face and short muzzle. Facial structure, strength and hot temperatures can promote fatal diseases and respiratory complications.
During air travel These are the dogs that work the hardest Fatal accidents because they cannot breathe well in the deep.
Because they are friendly and playful, these dogs can be the company of small children without much effort.
Their instincts and personality also allow them to get close to other animal species and make expert friends, even family, they say.
These dogs are said to communicate with their body language, such as yawns, small howls and gargles, because they are not very barking dogs or large dogs.
Experts believe that language of this type is the closest that humans communicate with speech.
Because of their proportionsThey have dogs doubtful cup; which they do for inseminations.
This process makes selling dogs much more expensive than normal, but it is more effective for owners and breeders to check for anomalies.
The breed also does not have a normal size of labor, so litters are delivered more often by caesarean section.
This type of people is popular with celebrities such as Hugh Jackman, Leonardo DiCaprio, Petra and Lady Gaga.
Two of Lady Gaga’s dogs were robbed on the streets in 2021 just french bulldogs which he recognizes as pigs.
The dogs were returned to their owner just two nights after the theft because the singer offered a reward of almost half a million dollars.