French bulldog


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French bulldog,

breed of small, alert nonsporting dognonsporting dog,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs that may formerly have been bred to hunt or work but that are now raised chiefly as house pets and companions.
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 with batlike ears, developed in France in the second half of the 19th cent. It stands about 12 in. (30.4 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 19 to 28 lb (8.6–12.7 kg). Its short, smooth coat may be brindle, fawn, white, or brindle and white in color. The French bulldog descends from a toy variety of the English bulldog. These toys were not popular in England, and in the mid-19th cent. many were shipped to France, where they were crossed with native breeds. The French bulldog was much desired as a pet in fashionable circles, both in France and in the United States, in the early 20th cent. In recent times it has become popular as a house pet and companion. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal, fox, and tanuki also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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AVERAGE COSTS FOR A LIFETIME POLICY, BASED ON A CAMBRIDGE POSTCODE AND A THREE-YEAR-OLD PET DOGS | French Bulldog, PS358 | Golden Retriever, PS187 | Labrador Retriever, PS182 | Cockapoo, PS141 | Cocker Spaniel, PS141 | Crossbreed, PS139 | Border Collie, PS134 | Jack Russell Terrier, PS133 | Maine Coon, PS114 | Bengal, PS105 | Domestic Long Hair, PS86 | British Short Hair, PS85 | Tabby, PS85 | Domestic Short Hair, PS82 | Crossbreed, PS81
and a three-year-old pet | French Bulldog, PS358 | Golden Retriever, PS187 | Labrador Retriever, PS182 | Cockapoo, PS141 | Cocker Spaniel, PS141 | Crossbreed, PS139 | Border Collie, PS134 | Jack Russell Terrier, PS133 cats | Maine Coon, PS114 | Bengal, PS105 | Domestic Long Hair, PS86 | British Short Hair, PS85 | Tabby, PS85 | Domestic Short Hair, PS82 | Crossbreed, PS81
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