10 Different Types Of French Bulldogs: Frenchie Breeds For Families!

What are the different types of French Bulldogs?

 

My brother and his family have just bought 2 French Bulldogs (see them in the picture below). He got them at 8 weeks old and they’re growing slowly – at least compared to my Lab/German Shepherd (who you can see eating his chicken dinner in this post). His two Frenchie pups have quickly become part of the family and are adored by parents and kids alike.

 

French Bulldogs make affectionate pets that are great with the family. Their additional cuteness is surely the cherry on the top! They are a domestic breed, known for being excellent companion dogs. However, when it comes to the different varieties of the French Bulldogs, some can have more health issues than others.

10 French Bulldog Breeds

 

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We’ve got 10 different types of French Bulldogs that you can consider. Of course, depending on where you are in the world, you may not have access to all of them.

 

The list takes you through the adorable journey to help you understand which breed might suit you the best. Buying a French Bulldog can be a big decision owing to their varied prices and breeds. However, it’s definitely best to purchase your dog from a reliable and known breeder. Otherwise, you might be setting yourself up for some major additional costs down the line.

 

Blue French Bulldogs

 

 

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We start the list with a Blue French Bulldog, who has the rarest bluish-grey coat.

 

Their small size and apartment-friendly characteristics make them an ideal pet for apartment dwellers with busy lives. They need relatively less exercise to remain healthy. Additionally, they have low maintenance costs.  However, they do adjust well to hot climates.

 

Merle French Bulldogs

 

 

Merle French Bulldogs are an easy-going breed with a genetic condition that leaves adorable patches on their skin. They have a great chance of developing blue eyes, which perfectly compliment their skin and make them a rare and expensive breed.

 

It is imperative to mention that they might have genetic diseases, and therefore it is important to consider pet insurance that covers preventive care for such instances. Having the cover of good pet insurance would give you the luxury of so many health benefits that could otherwise (when you don’t have insurance) feel like a big dent in your finances.

 

Blue Sable

 

 

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Blue Sable French Bulldogs are another rare breed. Though they might look similar to other Frenchie breeds, they are genetically different.

 

Their rare and charming coat color makes them rare and unique. Further, they are good-natured and likely to melt your heart every time you see their stunning appearance and interact with their engaging personality.

 

Sable French Bulldog

 


A sable French Bulldog has dark mahogany or light mahogany coat with black hairs at the tips. They generally do not have any patch on their skin and have a solid color.

 

This Frenchie breed is a striking dog, whose good natures make for ideal companion dogs. If you want to know more about their behaviors, it is suggested to get in touch with a French Bulldog breeder near you to learn everything there is to know!

 

Cream French Bulldog

 

 

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Cream French Bulldogs are very cuddly in nature. There are pure cream colors due to their recessive gene from fawn coat parents.

 

You won’t find any spots on them. However, they will turn a shade darker around the mouth and ears when they get older. Unfortunately, they are prone to diseases like allergies, intervertebral disk disease, hip dysplasia, brachycephalic airway syndrome, cleft palate, and hemivertebrae.

 

Pure Black French Bulldog

 

 

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Though the American Kennel Club does not recognize this breed, it is highly popular but quite rare in the market.

 

They are stunning with their entirety black coats and can look super cool with a spikey dog collar. Their serious appearance is contradictory to their goofy nature.

 

Lilac French Bulldog

 

 

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Next on the list is a very expensive breed, owing to the very low availability in the market.

 

Their blue, amber, or light brown eyes complement their light blue-hued coat. Additionally, they have pale pink markings around their mounts and their nose.

 

White French Bulldog

 

 

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A White French Bulldog attains its color from a genetic condition.

 

They are at a higher risk of losing their hearing. Hence, it is essential to take good care of them. It is believed that they are likely to be deaf if they bear the pink color of the mouth. It is not very probable that they have albinism.

 

Brindle French Bulldog

 


A Brindle French Bulldog can have a wide range of patterns and stripes and spots.

 

There are further classifications of a Brindle. They are friendly, however, they are prone to certain diseases like cherry eye, brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome, and skin fold dermatitis.

 

Fawn French Bulldog

 


Fawn French Bulldogs are adorable in their nature. They are known to need a standard 12-14 hours of sleep like any other French Bulldog.

 

Their coat color ranges from light tan to cream. They are commonly found in the market and are ideal companion dogs. They are recognized by the AKC and are widely available.

 

Different Types Of French Bulldogs

 

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A last picture of my brother’s French Bulldog – he’s a cutie!

 

French Bulldogs can need a special and a greater amount of care in medical terms. Owing to the variety of breeders available, they can develop genetic problems. Therefore, it is advisable to take your dog for regular checkups, irrespective of its breed. It is important to secure their life and look at the insurance policies too.

 

Frenchies are not for everyone, as they cannot be taken on long arduous walks, nor will they fetch the duck you just shot out of the lake. They would not do well on a dog bike leash, but would do better in a bike basket for dogs, or even a bike trailer for dogs.

 

As with all dogs, they are super loyal and make great companions. They can do well at home on their own during the day, provided you give them plenty of attention in the morning and evening. Take good care of them and you’ll have a friend for life.

 

Of all of these different types of French Bulldogs, none is really better than another. Go with whatever type of Frenchie your local breeder has on offer, unless you particularly prefer the look of one over another. At the end of the day, they’re all great dogs!

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