Four Reasons French Bulldogs Are Great For Suburban Families

With the hundreds of dog breeds available, it can be hard to settle on the right one for you and your family. A good way to start is to consider the area in which you live. There are certain dogs that are well suited to city life, others who do well in the country, and still others who do well in the suburbs. One breed that's really well suited to suburban family life is the French bulldog. Here are a few reasons why.

French bulldogs are quiet.

When you live in the suburbs, neighbors are not far away -- and they're not likely to be appreciative of a barking dog! French bulldogs are not big barkers. They may let out a little yip here and there, but they won't be the type to bark at the mailman or wake everyone up in the morning. This makes life easier than with other breeds, since you won't really need to teach the dog to be quiet.

French bulldogs are good with kids.

You really need a dog that's not only good with your kids, but also with other children. Frenchies are great with kids. Most will tolerate kids playing with them and petting them. Females are often a bit maternal and may really enjoy spending time with smaller kids. 

French bulldogs are small.

Even though you have a yard in the suburbs, you don't have acres and acres of land for a dog to run. So, a smaller dog like a French bulldog is perfect. Frenches only reach about 16 inches in height when mature. This makes them easy to load into vehicles and take along to soccer games and community events, too!

French bulldogs are good on walks.

These dogs are easily trainable and take well to leash training, too. This means you'll have an easy time walking your dog down the sidewalk. This should be enough exercise for a French bulldog as they don't require much vigorous movement to stay trim. 

French bulldogs don't require a lot of grooming.

When you have a family, time is always in short supply. You don't want to have to spend time taking the dog to the groomer every week or two. French bulldogs' hair is easily manageable, so you don't have to take them to the groomer very often. This saves you time and money.

French bulldogs are perfect for the suburban family. To learn more, visit a breeder and meet some Frenchies in your area. For more information, visit websites like