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- “The French Bulldog is a small breed of domestic dog, related to the English Bulldog and American Bulldog” (“French Bulldog”).
- “The French Bulldog should have the appearance of an active, intelligent, muscular dog, of heavy bone, smooth coat, compactly built, and of medium or small structure” (“French Bulldog”).
- “As a flat-faced breed, it is essential that owners understand that French Bulldogs cannot live outdoors. Their bulk and their compromised breathing system makes it impossible for them to regulate their temperature efficiently” (“French Bulldog”).
- Too much heat can cause be extremely dangerous for a French Bulldog. French Bulldogs must have access to water and shades at all times.
- “French bulldogs can also suffer from an assortment of back and spinal diseases, most of which are probably related to the fact that they were selectively chosen from the dwarf examples of the bulldog breed. This condition is also referred to as chondrodysplasia” (“French Bulldog”).
- “French bulldogs frequently require caesarean section to give birth, with over 80% of litters delivered this way” (“French Bulldog”).
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