Frenchie Doodle

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General Appearance: A designer breed between a French Bulldog and a Poodle, the Frenchie Doodle aka Frenchie Poo, Frenchie Boodle, is a fantastic companion. Frenchie Doodles are playful and friendly dogs that love to play with their owner.

Proportion and Symmetry: No feature being in such prominence from either excess or lack of quality that the animal appears poorly proportioned.

Substance: Frenchie Doodles are very small dogs, tending to be 6 to 9 inches tall, and weighing around 6 to 19 pounds. This breed lives around to 11 to 13 years. Frenchie Doodles are known to shed very little, if at all, making them great for those with allergies towards most dogs. 

Head: General routine includes teeth and ear cleaning to remove dirt and debris for hygiene. Since these dogs are part French Bulldog, they might inherit a shorter than average snout. This can lead to aggressive eating, and can damage their head. A slow-feed bowl is recommended in this case. Head large and square. Eyes wide apart, set low down in the skull, as far from the ears as possible, round in form, of moderate size, neither sunken nor bulging. All colored eyes are acceptable. No haw and no white of the eye showing when looking forward. Ears known as the “Bat Ears,” broad at the base, elongated, with round top, set high on the head but not too close together, and carried erect with the orifice to the front. The leather of the ear fine and soft. The top of the skull flat between the ears; the forehead is not flat but slightly rounded. The muzzle broad, deep and well laid back; the muscles of the cheeks dense and defined. The stop well defined with heavy wrinkles forming a small rope over the extremely short nose; nostrils broad. Nose black or light color is accepted. Flews thick and broad, hanging over the lower jaw at the sides, meeting the underlip in front and covering the teeth and tongue, not visible when mouth is closed. Underjaw is deep, square, broad, undershot and well turned up. Wry mouths and any bites other than undershot are serious faults.

Body: Frenchie Doodles are a combination of the French Bulldog and Poodle, meaning that they can either inherit common shedding from the French Bulldog side, or infrequent shedding from the Poodle side. The more Poodle in the dog, the less it sheds, and the higher chance it will be hypoallergenic. The neck is thick and well arched with loose skin at the throat. The back is a roach back with a slight fall close behind the shoulders, gradually rising to the loin which is higher than the shoulder, and rounding at the croup. The back is strong and short, broader at the shoulders, and tapering to the rear. The body is short and well rounded. The chest is broad, deep, and full; well ribbed with the belly tucked up. The tail is either straight or screwed (but not curly), short, hung low, thick root and fine tip; carried low in repose.

Forequarters: Forelegs are short, stout, straight, muscular and set wide apart. Dewclaws may be removed. Feet are moderate in size, compact and tight set. Toes compact, well split up, with high knuckles and short stubby nails. Hindquarters: Hind legs are strong and muscular. Hocks well let down. Feet are moderate in size, compact and tight set. Toes compact, well split up, with high knuckles and short stubby nails; hind feet slightly longer than forefeet.

Coat: Coat is long, curly and smooth. Skin is soft and loose, especially at the head and shoulders, forming wrinkles. 

Color: Coats can come in a variety of different colors including black, white, cream, brown, gray, or a mix of any of these.

Temperament: Loyal, friendly, playful, smart. Because this breeds is so loyal, it can create separation anxiety when owners are gone for too long. These dogs do best when there is someone usually nearby.