The FRENCH BULLDOG Standard
Frenchies are affectionate, loving and loyal companions. They are very playful, alert and active. They can be very comical when they try to communicate with you and you will know by the look on their face when they are not happy that you're not sharing your snack or that toy!
Acceptable Colors- brindle, fawn, cream, brindle as well as white with any color except those which disqualify. Colors that disqualify are solid black (no trace of brindle), mouse (blue), liver, black and tan, black and white, and white with black.
Coat is somewhat fine, brilliant, short and smooth.
A compact little dog. Their size is not to exceed 28 pounds. A great pet for an apartment. They are not barkers and thrive in a small space.
Neck, Top-line and Body
The neck is thick and well arched with loose skin at the throat.
The back is a roach back with a slight fall close behind the shoulders; strong and short, broad at the shoulders and narrowing at the loins.
The body is short and well rounded. The chest is broad, deep, and full; well ribbed with the belly tucked up.
The tail is either straight or screwed (but not curly), short, hung low, thick root and fine tip; carried low in repose.