Facts & Origin
French Buillon (French Bulldog and Papillon Mix)
The French Buillon is a mixed breed of a French Bulldog and a Papillon. Both parent breeds have a long and impressive history. The French Bulldog originated in England in the 19th century and was bred primarily as a companion dog. The Papillon, whose name means "butterfly" in French, dates back to the 16th century and has a long history as the lap dog of the nobility. The French Buillon combines the best traits of both parent breeds to create a friendly and charming mixed breed dog.
Suitability and attitude
Because of his adaptability and friendly temperament, the French Buillon makes an excellent family dog. He gets along well with children and other pets, and adapts well to both city and country life. His moderate activity level means he enjoys daily walks and playtime, but is not an overly active dog.
|Life expectancy||10 - 15 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits
The French Buillon is known for its friendly and amiable temperament. He is very social and loves the company of people and other pets. Thanks to his Papillon ancestry, he is often very intelligent and eager to learn as well. His French Bulldog side gives him a dose of playfulness and stubbornness, making him an entertaining and charismatic companion.
Overall, the French Buillon is a loving and sociable companion that is great for different types of households, including individuals, couples, and families with children. With proper care and attention, he can be a wonderful and loyal companion.
Care and health
Grooming a French Buillon is relatively simple. His coat requires regular brushing to remove dead hair and keep his skin healthy. Bathing should only be done when necessary to avoid stripping the natural oils of his skin.
In terms of health, French Buillons are generally robust dogs, but can be prone to some health problems common in parent breeds, including hip dysplasia, respiratory problems and certain skin conditions. Regular health checks and vaccinations are essential to manage these concerns.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The appearance of the French Buillon can vary, as it depends on the genetic characteristics of both parents. He is typically a small to medium sized dog, weighing between 6 and 14 kilograms and standing between 20 and 35 cm tall. His coat is short to medium length, smooth or wavy and can come in a variety of colors including Brindle, White, Black or Fawn. His ears can have either the upright "bat ears" of the French Bulldog or the prominent butterfly-like ears of the Papillon.
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This mixed breed dog is active, lively, affectionate and intelligent.
A French Buillon will usually be between 20 and 35 cm high.
It can usually live from 10 to 14 years.
French Buillons should be fed a rich diet. In case of uncertainty, it is always best to ask a veterinarian.
Yes, he is a very intelligent animal, so it is easy to train him with patience and consistency.