The French Bulldog is an adorable, alert, loving, and comical companion. It prefers to be always by its owner’s side, whether playing or lazing around. Since it requires close human contact, it tends to have separation anxiety when left alone for long periods. Because it is an easy-going pooch that rarely barks, it does really well in apartments. It gets along with children especially if they are raised together. Although they are friendly by nature, some can get territorial and would bicker with other dogs. Like most Bulldogs, Frenchies are accompanied by snorting, snuffling and flatulence.
French Bulldogs are smart and could retain information really well. However, there are times they choose to follow their free-thinking and stubborn nature. Training can be easier when it is done in the form of games and paired with a lot of food and praises. They definitely love to be the centre of attention and please their owners.
Several factors affect the behaviour of dogs. What comes into play is the nature versus nurture debate, which is also applicable to dogs. All dog breeds have their common traits and predispositions attributed to its genes and ancestry. However, a dog’s personal experiences such as early socialisation and training are also considerable influences to shaping a dog’s personality and behaviour.