Facts & Origin
The Frenchie Labrador - French Bulldog and Labrador Retriever mix.
The Frenchie Labrador is a mix of the lovable French Bulldog and the ever friendly Labrador Retriever. Both parent breeds have a rich history and have long been favorites in many households around the world. They are known for their friendly nature and their desire to please their owners, traits they often pass on to their puppies.
The Frenchie Labrador is a delightful, playful and sociable dog that is great for families. He has a natural love for people and a need to please his owner. With proper care, training and love, the Frenchie Labrador will be a wonderful family member and loyal companion.
|Origin||France - UK|
|Life expectancy||10 - 14 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Character and Temperament of the Frenchie Labrador
Frenchie Labradors are known for being very loving, happy and friendly dogs. They are extremely social and love the company of people and other animals. They are very playful and energetic, often displaying the Labrador's spirited and joyful nature.
At the same time, they inherit the tenacity and charm of the French Bulldog, making them fun and entertaining companions. They are very affectionate and love to be part of the family events.
Care and health of the Frenchie Labrador
Frenchie Labradors are relatively low maintenance. Their short coats require only weekly brushing to remove loose hair and keep the coat healthy. Regular exercise is important to manage their high energy levels.
Potential health problems associated with this breed can include hip and elbow dysplasia, eye problems, heart disease and allergies. A responsible owner should ensure that their Frenchie Labrador receives regular vet checkups and is fed a balanced diet.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The body size and appearance of the Frenchie Labrador can vary greatly, depending on which parent breed is more dominant. Generally, the Frenchie Labrador is a medium-sized dog that can grow between 40 and 60 cm tall and weigh 18 to 36 kg.
The coat is usually short and smooth, similar to that of the parent breeds, and can come in a variety of colors, including black, white, tan, brown, or a combination of these colors. The ears can be either erect, as in the French Bulldog, or drooping, as in the Labrador Retriever.
|Ear shape||Standing Ears - Triangle|
|Tail||fanned out - lang|
|Anatomy||muscular, rugged, massive, hefty, rugged, massive|
|Size ♀||25 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♀||8 - 32 kg|
|Size ♂||25 - 63 cm|
|Weight ♂||8 - 32 kg|
|Suitable For||Beginner, Children, Seniors, Beginner, Blind people, Children, Seniors|
Can occur in a number of breeds, regardless of genetic makeup.
Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Elbow dysplasia (ED)
Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
In some breeds, joint damage can occur later in life, affecting the musculoskeletal system.
A Frenchie Labrador is a mix between two popular breeds, French Bulldog and Labrador Retriever. This mixed breed is known as a "Frenchie Retriever".
They generally have a friendly and affectionate personality. They are also intelligent, playful and adaptable.
They are usually medium in size and can reach a height of 40-60 cm.
Frenchie Labradors usually have a light to medium brown coat, sometimes with white markings.
Yes, these mixes are usually very alert and tend to notice strangers and let their owners know.