The Frenchton, a designer breed developed by crossing the French bulldog and Boston Terrier, is mostly found to be about 75% like the French bulldog and 25% like its Boston Terrier parent. It possesses the athletic nature of the Boston Terrier and sturdy built of the French bulldog. It is further characterized by a round-shaped head, flat face, snub nose, erect ears, straight legs and short tails. The bulging eyes of the Boston Terrier are not seen in this breed. Their energetic nature and pleasing personality makes them a perfect pet choice.
|Also known as||Faux French Bulldog, Boston Frenchie, Faux Fr. Bulldog, Faux Frenchbo Bulldog|
|Coat||Short and fine|
|Colors||Black, Brindle, Black and white, brown, golden, cream|
|Group (of Breed)||Crossbreed|
|Lifespan/ expectancy||12 to 15 years|
|Height||14 to 16 inches|
|Weight||15 to 25 lbs|
|Litter Size||5 to 10 puppies|
|Personality Traits||Energetic, Playful, loyal, friendly, intelligent|
|Good with Children||Yes ( Older children in particular)|
|Competitive Registration/ Qualification Information||ACHC, DRA, DBR, DDKC, IDCR|
Developed in the 1990s, they were designed for the purpose of eliminating certain health hazards related to the French bulldog also bringing in an increase in their mass and stamina.
The American Canine Hybrid Club acknowledges the name Faux Frenchbo Bulldog; the Designer Dogs Kennel Club recognizes Faux French Bulldog; the International Designer Canine Registry accepts the names Frenchbo or Frenchton and finally the Designer Breed Registry takes the name Faux Fr. Bulldog or Boston Frenchie.
Being bred from two great companion breeds, they are endowed with the antics, amusing personality and independence of the French bulldog as well as the obedience, intelligence and willingness to please of the Boston Terrier.
The French Bulldog Boston Terrier mix has an amicable and affectionate disposition, immensely craving for human attention, also loving to be cuddled by its owner.
These playful dogs enjoy the company of children, with the older ones being more suitable for these canine pets as they would not handle them in a rough way.
Though they do not have much hassle in mingling with other pets, they might show aggression towards dogs.
Though intelligent, it might be stubborn and demanding like its French Bulldog parent, that might make training a challenge. However, a firm and tactful trainer may handle them well.
Feed it with good quality dry dog food and make sure you fix a nutritious diet for your pet.