Why French Bulldogs Make a Great Choice for a Home Pet

It has been said over and over again, that the dog is man’s best friend. This statement has frayed edges, torn creases, and bite marks from being used over and over again. Nothing is more cliché, nor is truer, especially to dog aficionados and tens of millions of households all over the world. And why not? Dogs are very affectionate, playful and loyal, and nothing fits the bill more than French bulldogs.

But before you get bombarded with the pros of owning a French bulldog, its best to understand first the basics of this very playful and affectionate dog breed, this way, you can have better information on what kind of dog breed it is.

French bulldogs are popularly known to be descendants of British Bulldogs. British royalty which transferred to France later on took their bulldogs with them. French dog lovers then took notice of the breed and took a fancy on them. Soon they were raising them and developed their own breed. This breed was then dubbed as the French bulldog, or as some dog breeders today call as “Frenchies.”

As Americans have come to France and more French people have travelled to America, the French bulldog then became known in American soil, which led to its acceptance and inclusion in the roster of many dog breeding associations in the country. And up to this day, the French bulldog has been the breed of choice for many American households.

Now to the best part. The main reason why French bulldogs are the best choice for a house pet is due to many characteristics, reasons that are more or less when combined are unique to a French bulldog.

First off is their size. Even if you have a small home, the French bulldog would fit perfectly as they re diminutive but large enough to act as a watch dog scare off would be intruders. Usually, a French bulldog would grow up to 12 inches to their wither, or to the top of their shoulder. Given enough space to run and play, they can have sufficient exercise already. One thing though, you have to make sure that you can house train them immediately. The French bulldog is more comfortable in cooler environments, so they tend to stay indoors.

Another great factor about the French bulldog is their temperament and personality. French bulldogs are very affectionate, they love to be cuddled and require human attention. They prefer to be treated as a member of the family and is very playful and safe with kids. It is also easy to befriend them but still remain n effective watchdog, this is because they are highly intelligent. And because they can easily adapt to new surroundings, they can be very outgoing as long as the weather is not too hot. This means you can take them most anywhere.

This and more are the reasons why the French bulldog is a great choice as a pet.

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How To Buy Pet Products For Your Aging Dog to Prolong Its Life

How To Buy Pet Products For Your Aging Dog to Prolong Its Life

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It is a given fact that most big dogs only live about 10 years. If your beloved dog is already about 8 years old, you may have to say goodbye to your pet soon. However, you may be able to enjoy the company of your dog longer if you give it the best pet products available in the market. A lot of people who have aging pets at home buy premium pet products to keep their pets healthy and strong. According to experts, people who buy premium pet products for their dogs are more likely to enjoy the company of their dogs for as much as two years more as compared those people who do not buy premium pet products. If you want to enjoy two extra years with you dog, now is the best time for you to buy premium pet products and pet supplies.

Getting The Right Pet Products For Your Dog

Most aging dogs after often sensitive to certain types of pet products so make sure that you do not buy pet products that can aggravate your aging dog’s poor health. Before you buy pet products for your aging dog, you should first talk to your veterinarian about it. Take your aging companion to the veterinarian for a check up and then talk to the vet about giving your dog pet products that are suitable for its aging body. Your vet should be able to recommend some pet products that are good for aging pets.

Aside from asking your doctor for recommendations about certain brands of pet foods, you can also you’re vet about the possibility of giving your dog organic or homemade food. Studies show that organic and homemade food can boost the energy levels of aging dogs. Yes, preparing special meals for your old companion can be time consuming but since your dog have given you a lot of happiness in the past, the least that you can do for it now is to give it the best meals that you can offer. Besides, if you love to cook, preparing another dish for your dog will not really be so much trouble.

Should You Give Your Aging Dog Some Food Supplements?

Many pet owners feel the urge to buy pet products and food supplements for their aging pets. Although some pet food supplements are good, not all of those pet food supplements found in your favorite pet supply store are good for your aging dog. To avoid any untoward incidents, do not give your dog any food supplements unless these food supplements are recommended by your vet.


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