If you have never met any French Bullhuahua puppies, you should. They are a French Bulldog and Chihuahua Mix; and they are the definition of cute.
French Bullhuahua Puppy Quick Stats
» A combination of a Chihuahua and a French Bulldog
» Recognized as an official mixed breed by the American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC), Designer Dogs Kennel Club (DDKC) and International Designer Canine Registry (IDCR)
» Average estimated lifespan of between 10 – 15 years
» Average estimated weight of between 12 – 15 pounds
» Average height of approximately 10 – 12 inches
» Training difficulty – Low
» Grooming requirement – Low
» Exercise requirement – Medium
They are small and require only a minimal amount of grooming and exercise, making them a good pet for a first time dog owner. They are so cute, you will want to take one home as soon as you meet one, but take some time to learn some basic facts about these puppies and consider if adding a dog to your family is right for you before taking the plunge.
Health Issues and Taking Care of French Bullhuahuas
Chihuahuas and French Bulldogs are each prone to some unique health issues.
A French Bulldog mixed with Chihuahua might end up suffering from some of the problems that are common to one or both of these breeds. If you decide you want to own a French Bulldog and Chihuahua mix be prepared for the possibility of knee problems relating to the patella and also seizures, along with the costs associated with diagnosing and treating these problems.
Your French Bullhuahua has a chance of having that adorable short stubby face that is characteristic of the French Bulldog, but as cute as that face is; it puts your puppy at an increased risk of heat related injuries. Dogs with this type of face must be kept cool and not be given too much exercise to prevent heat stroke.
Characteristics and Appearance of Mexican Frenchie Puppies
By AKC standards, a French Bulldog can weigh up to 28 pounds, while a Chihuahua must weigh 6 pounds or less to meet breed standards; so the size of a Chihuahua French Bulldog mix can vary a bit.
Different French Bullhuahua Puppies will grow into a dog somewhere in between the two sizes. French Bullhuahuas might display the standard muzzle of a Chihuahua or the flat face that is characteristic of a French Bulldog.
If you are going for a particular look, you should discuss your preference with the breeder or rescue you are working with to find your puppy.
Personality and Training of French Bulldog Chihuahua Mix Puppies
The French Bullhuahua is generally a friendly, affectionate and easy going dog.
If you decide that the French Bullhuahua is right for you, training your puppy will not prove difficult. If you will be a first time dog owner, enrolling in an obedience class will teach both you and your puppy the basics and give you and your French Bullhuahua puppy a chance to socialize with other dogs and dog lovers.
Your Chihuahua French Bulldog mix will probably be playful, but not overly active, making it a great family dog. This type of puppy’s main goal in life is to be with you and the family and to be a companion.
Remember that before adding any puppy to your life, be sure you are prepared and have the time and financial resources to care for a dog for the rest of his or her life.
This dog will make an excellent companion and show you endless amounts of affection; so before you even begin to meet French Bullhuahua puppies, make sure you are ready to take your responsibilities as a puppy owner seriously.