Facts & Origin
French Bull Dane: An imposing mix of French Bulldog and Great Dane.
The French Bull D ane is a fascinating cross between the small but sturdy French Bulldog and the majestic Great Dane. This imposing hybrid combines the best traits of both parent breeds to form a remarkable combination of strength, friendliness and grace.
Origin and history
The French Bulldog has its roots in 19th century England and was originally bred to hunt rats in lace factories before becoming a popular companion dog. The Great Dane, also known as the "gentle giant," originated in Germany and is known for its impressive size and gentle nature. The French Bull Dane combines these two different backgrounds, making it a unique and remarkable breed.
Overall, the French Bull Dane is an impressive, loving and energetic dog that has both a strong presence and a gentle nature. He is ideal for active families who have plenty of space and love to offer. With proper care and attention, this remarkable mixed breed is sure to become a beloved family member.
|Origin||Germany - France|
|Life expectancy||8 - 12 years|
|Activity level||average to high - average|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits
The French Bull Dane is known for his friendliness, loyalty and energy. Despite his impressive size, he is surprisingly gentle and loving with his family. He is lively and loves to play, but also needs ample rest time. Due to the intelligence of both parent breeds, the French Bull Dane is quite trainable and learns quickly.
Suitability and attitude
The ideal environment for a French Bull Dane is a home with plenty of room for him to exercise and play. Due to his size and energy, he is not suited for apartments or small spaces. He needs regular exercise to stay healthy and happy. With his friendly and loving nature, he is well suited for families and can get along well with children and other pets.
Care and health
Like all dogs, the French Bull Dane requires regular vet visits to monitor his health. His short, smooth coat is relatively low maintenance and only requires occasional brushing to keep it clean and healthy. Because of his size, he may be prone to certain health problems, such as hip dysplasia and heart disease, so routine veterinary monitoring is important.
What does this mixed breed look like?
Thesize of the French Bull Dane can vary greatly and depends on which parent breed is dominant. He can reach a medium to large size, with a muscular, strong body and a broad, expressive face. His coat is usually short and smooth, but can come in a variety of colors, including Brindle, Fawn, Blue, Black and White.
Gastric torsion is a disease in which the stomach rotates around its own longitudinal axis. The cause of the disease is not known.
May be common in older dogs.
May occur with age.
Ataxia (from Greek ἀταξία ataxia 'disorder' 'irregularity') is a generic term in medicine for various disorders of movement coordination. Ataxia can occur even when there is no paralysis (paresis), that is, when there is normal muscle strength.
Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle in which it becomes enlarged (dilated) and shows poor contraction (poor pumping ability).
Especially due to overweight, joint problems can occur in dogs.
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.
This mixed breed is intelligent, friendly, outgoing and playful. They are lively, affectionate, loyal and willing to learn.
A French Bull Dane should get at least 30 minutes of activity daily to stay healthy and happy.
The price can vary greatly depending on the region and availability. However, as a rule, such a puppy costs between 400 and 2500 euros. However, due to the rarity, strong variations are possible.