Fawn Pied French Bulldog Facts and Information (A to Z) – Smart Dog Mom

French Bulldogs are domestic dog sometimes called Frenchies, and one kind of Frenchie is a fawn pied French bulldog. These dogs were bred via combining rat terriers from Paris, France with toy sized bulldogs that came from England.

These dogs are very popular in the United States, according to the American Kennel Club and in 2018 they were the 4th highest registered and recognized breed of day. They come in many colors, one of which is the Fawn Pied French Bulldog.

They are small, weighing between 16 and 18 lbs. and have shell shaped eyes, a flat nose, and long ears that resemble bat ears. Most people consider them cute. They are usually good with both kids and other pets and are friendly and active.

Fawn Pied French Bulldog

French Bulldog Colors Range

French bulldogs come in a large range of color and types. Some are the French Pied or just regular French Bulldogs. While usually white, the AKC recognizes French Pied as the dogs with fifty percent or higher amount of some other color along with white or additional shades. Plus the dog must have colors on their body, neck, and face to be considered pied.

For their many colors of Frenchies, these are the main varieties:

  • Fawn: White along with fawn color on the body.
  • Cream Pied: Has a cream coat along with patches of fawn.
  • Blue Pied: Has white spots, as well as cream patches along with the blueish color.
  • Blue Fawn: Has a dusky blue coat.
  • Chocolate: Their coat ranges from light to a dark brown.
  • Black: Their coat has some white, but they don’t have any brindle or spots, the rest is black.
  • White: Entirely white coat, though some may have a black mask on the face.
  • Silver fawn: Very rare. Has a bit of white elements as well as the fawn color. The white strip is usually seen on the nose.
  • Red Fawn: These are a tan color with dark spots and the ears are brindle, plus it can be very pale colored to a near black shade.

Fawn pied French Bulldog Personalities

For the most part, they are considered to be sweet, curious, comical, and very mellow, but can also be stubborn. They usually are great with owners, as well as strangers, and like to play with other dogs.

However, they don’t like being alone and could get separation anxiety and cause them to be destructive to your property if not trained well. They are pretty good with kids if the kids are taught to treat them well.

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Fawn pied French Bulldog Grooming

While not long haired, you still should brush these dogs to make sure loose hairs are removed, as well as to make sure their fur stays shiny and healthy and the oils in it are evenly distributed.

They don’t shed a lot since their fur is short. You should brush them about once a week. You can use pet grooming type gloves that are worn on your hand to groom them and give them a nice massage.

Fawn Pied French Bulldog Exercise

You really don’t have to exercise a Fawn Pied Frenchie a lot, but it’s best to allow for at least two walks a day of about fifteen minutes each. However, don’t take them on strenuous walks in hot weather since their flat face can make it harder for them to breath and they get dizzy or nauseous easily.

Fawn Pied French Bulldog Health Issues

These dogs do have a fair amount of health problems such as:

  • Alopecia: This makes these dogs lose their fur, and it’s said it’s due to an issue with the pigment in their hair shafts.
  • Canine Follicular Dysplasia: This problem causes hair loss as well and is due to a malfunction in the molecules of the dog’s hair structure.
  • Hip Dysplasia: This is genetic and causes the dog’s femur to not fit properly in their pelvic hip socket. It causes bad arthritis when the dog gets older. It can happen to both their rear legs.
  • Allergies: These dogs can get several allergies such as food allergies, contact allergies to flea powder or dog shampoos, as well as allergies to dust, pollen or mold and mildew.
  • Hermivertebrae: A vertebrae malformation of the spine which can cause them to suffer pain, weakness or even become paralyzed.
  • Patellar Luxation: Common health ussie for little dogs. It happens whenever their thigh bone, as well as the kneecap and calf do not properly fixate and pop out of place a lot. It is a genetic issue and must be fixed via surgery.
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD): The dog’s spinal cord herniates or ruptures and this makes it push upward and cause weakness or even paralysis which could be temporary or permanent.

Interesting Facts About Fawn Pied French bulldog

Some interesting facts include it’s in the top ten breeds of dogs in the US. They weigh around 16 to 18 pounds and are about 12 inches in height and live about 11 to 14.

They are related to English bulldogs and come from an old Greek breed of dog called the Molossian, which was then used to bait bulls, but blood sports got outlawed in 1835 in England so they became companion dogs.

They are also known to be great lapdogs and kept people warm. They also helped to get rid of rats for their owners.

They were brought to the US in the 19th century and that is when they got the nickname of Frenchie. A famous US person who owned a Frenchie was the JP Morgan and Rockefeller families.

Are pied French Bulldogs rare?

A few are rare like a blue pied bulldog. However, the Fawn Frenchie is not very rare. Most of the time you see dogs in the colors of white, cream, or a mixture of these and other colors.

How much do pied French Bulldogs cost?

Most French Pied Bulldogs can be quite expensive, especially if they are a rare color like blue Pied. Some dogs can range with a cost between two thousand and three thousand bucks.

However, if they come from a champion line of dogs, that price could easily jump to as much as fifteen thousand dollars, making them quite pricy.

What’s wrong with pied French Bulldogs?

About the only real things wrong with Pied French Bulldogs are they can be prone to be stubborn so may be hard to train. Plus, they can suffer from a series of medical issues. Otherwise, they are pretty good dogs for families.

How much does a French bulldog cost?

As stated earlier these dogs can be quite pricy. Some get as high as two or three thousand bucks and depending on the dog’s parents and the line of breeding, that can go up to at least between eight thousand and fifteen thousand bucks. Many factors decide this cost, so you may need big pockets to own one.

What is the life expectancy of a French bulldog?

The French bulldog’s life expectancy is 10-12 years. However, as stated before this depends on how healthy the dog is and if it ends up with one of the many medical issues this breed is prone to develop.

What are the health concerns for a fawn pied French bulldog?

Due to overbreeding and several other issues, these dogs can suffer from the following health issues:

  • Several types of Allergies
  • Brachycephalic respiratory syndrome
  • Heart problems
  • Cataracts
  • Cleft palate
  • Cherry eye
  • Colitis and Chronic Diarrhea
  • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
  • Being deaf
  • Infections of the ears
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Sensitive to high temperatures
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Disorders of the Spine
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Patellar luxation

How much exercise does a fawn pied French bulldog need?

Even though these dogs don’t need a lot of exercise, they still should get around an hour daily. Take them on short fifteen-minute walks and don’t overstress them since they are prone to getting overheated and have breathing issues. So set a slow pace when on your walk.

All in all, the Fawn Pied French Bulldog is a great pet, friendly and affectionate, and smart, just watch out for issues like shown above, and be sure to start training them early in puppyhood for best results.

Final Thoughts

These dogs have a lot of great redeeming features like size, friendliness, cuteness, intelligence, and being affectionate. They also come in a wide range of colors, with the Fawn Pied Bulldog being one of the popular shades.

They can also be stubborn so it can take some time and patience to train them to be good citizens in your home, so start early as puppies.

However, they do seem to have several medical issues with some being genetic. So be sure to check out the dog’s parents so you know if your pup comes from a line of dogs free from these problems. As long as you do that you should have a great pet if you choose to buy or adopt a Fawn Pied French Bulldog.

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