Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 French Bulldog Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Originated in France as a cross between small examples of the British Bulldog and the French Terriers, was used for ratting or as a companion by Parisians. An opinionated breed, a good guard dog, and good with children and other dogs. Requiring little grooming, it is suitable for the urban environment but not good in hotter climates. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. French Bulldog Club of England: www.frenchbulldogclubofengland.org.uk/. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. French Bulldog Club of America: www.frenchbulldogclub.org.