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French Bulldog vs Olde English Bulldogge vs Bulldog – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between French Bulldog vs Olde English Bulldogge vs Bulldog" Compare French Bulldog and Olde English Bulldogge. Which is better: French Bulldog or Olde English Bulldogge or Bulldog?
Name French Bulldog Olde English Bulldogge Bulldog
OriginsEngland France United States England
Group Companion Dogs Extinct Companion Dogs
Popularity Rank44515
Reviews100
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Other Names Frenchie, Bouledogue Français OEB, English Bulldog English Bulldog, British Bulldog
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1898 as a Non-Sporting breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1886 as a Non-Sporting breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Small Molossian type Dogs section. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club No set American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club
Price $2000-$4000 Unavailable $1200-$2000

General Appearance - French Bulldog vs Olde English Bulldogge vs Bulldog

Size Small Medium Medium
Weight 18-30 pounds (8-14 kg) Male: 60-80 pounds (27-36 kg), Female: 50-70 pounds (22-31 kg) Male: 53-55 pounds (24-25 kg), Female: 49-51 pounds (22-23 kg)
Avg. Weight There are two weight classes of French Bulldog: 19 - 22 pounds (9 - 10 kg) and 22 - 28 pounds (10 - 13 kg). Over 28 pounds is a disqualification. Male: 70 pounds (31.5 kg), Female: 60 pounds (26.5 kg) Male: 54 pounds (24.5 kg), Female: 50 pounds (22.5 kg)
Height 13–16 inches (33–40 cm) Male: 17-20 inches (43-51 cm), Female: 16-19 inches (40-48 cm) 12-16 inches (31-40 cm), There is no prescribed height, but shorter Bulldogs are more prized when being shown
Avg. Height 14.5 inches (36.5 cm) Male: 18.5 inches (47 cm), Female: 17.5 inches (40-48 kg) 14 inches (35.5 cm), There is no prescribed height, but shorter Bulldogs are more prized when being shown

Hair & Care - French Bulldog vs Olde English Bulldogge vs Bulldog

Coat Fine Smooth Short Close in texture Fine Fine
Colors Brindle Cream Fawn White Brindle White Grey Fawn Red Black Brindle White Fawn Gray Red
Grooming
Easy to groom: The French Bulldog doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Olde English Bulldogge requires minimal grooming.
Average: The Bulldog requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
French Bulldogs are low shedders.
Olde English Bulldogges shed moderately.
Bulldogs shed moderately.

Characteristics - French Bulldog vs Olde English Bulldogge vs Bulldog

Temperament Affectionate Alert Bright Keen Patient Playful Athletic Easygoing Lively Alert Courageous Friendly Confident Loving Strong Aggressive Friendly Social Courageous Loving Sweet
Intelligent Rank
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Average: Olde English Bulldogge's has average obedience intelligence.
Low: The Bulldog if one of the dog breeds that have the lowest degree of obedience intelligence.
Trainability
French Bulldogs are quite easy to train.
Olde English Bulldogges aren't famous for their trainability.
Bulldogs aren't famous for their trainability.
Playfulness
French Bulldogs are not the most playful dog breed.
Olde English Bulldogges are not the most playful dog breed.
Bulldogs don't really like playing.
Sensitivity Level
French Bulldogs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
French Bulldogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Olde English Bulldogges are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Bulldogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
French Bulldogs need a lot of social interaction.
Olde English Bulldogges are a social breed.
Bulldogs are a social breed.
Barking
Low: The French Bulldog barks none to minimal.
Low: The Olde English Bulldogge barks none to minimal.
Low: The Bulldog barks none to minimal.
Watchdog Ability
French Bulldogs are average watchdogs.
Olde English Bulldogges are good watchdogs.
Bulldogs are average watchdogs.
Territorial
French Bulldogs are average defenders.
Olde English Bulldogges are extremely protective guard dogs.
Bulldogs are not the best to protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The French Bulldog has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Olde English Bulldogge has a low chance of biting somebody.
Moderate
The Bulldog has an average chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
French Bulldogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Olde English Bulldogges have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Bulldogs have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
French Bulldogs tend to escape less than other breeds.
Olde English Bulldogges have average wanderlust potential.
Bulldogs are not the biggest explorers.
Prey Drive
French Bulldogs have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Olde English Bulldogges have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Bulldogs have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
French Bulldogs are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Olde English Bulldogges are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Bulldogs are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
French Bulldogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Olde English Bulldogges adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Bulldogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
French Bulldogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Olde English Bulldogges do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Bulldogs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - French Bulldog vs Olde English Bulldogge vs Bulldog

Stranger Friendly
French Bulldogs are stranger friendly dogs.
Olde English Bulldogges are average friendly towards strangers.
Bulldogs are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
French Bulldogs are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Olde English Bulldogges are kid-friendly dogs.
Bulldogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
French Bulldogs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Olde English Bulldogges are average friendly towards cats.
Bulldogs are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
French Bulldogs are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Olde English Bulldogges are average friendly towards other dogs.
Bulldogs are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly Yes
French Bulldog is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Olde English Bulldogge is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Bulldog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
French Bulldogs are not the best breed for elderly people.
Olde English Bulldogges are usually recommended for elderly people.
Bulldogs are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
French Bulldogs usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Olde English Bulldogges are generally with other pets.
Bulldogs are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
French Bulldogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Olde English Bulldogges are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Bulldogs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
French Bulldog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Olde English Bulldogge breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Bulldog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - French Bulldog vs Olde English Bulldogge vs Bulldog

Health Issues
The French Bulldog is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Olde English Bulldogge is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Very healthy dog breed.
Health Problems Allergies Brachycephalic Syndrome Cleft Palate Elongated Soft Palate Hemi-vertebrae Hip Dysplasia Intervertebral Disk Disease Patellar Luxation Von Willebrand's Disease No set Brachycephalic Syndrome Cherry Eye Demodectic Mange Dry Eye Entropion Head Shakes Hip Dysplasia Patellar Luxation Reverse Sneezing
Life Expectancy 10-12 years 11-13 years 8-10 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
French Bulldogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Olde English Bulldogges have a lower energy level than other dogs.
Bulldogs have a lower energy level than other dogs.
Exercise Need
French Bulldogs exercise need is minimal.
Olde English Bulldogges exercise need is minimal.
Bulldogs exercise need is very minimal.
Sleeping Need
French Bulldogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Olde English Bulldogges like sleeping so they do sleep a lot.
Bulldogs like sleeping so they do sleep a lot.
Avg. daily food consumption Recommended daily amount: 1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2.5 to 3.5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals. 1/2 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average to High.
Average to High.
High: The Bulldog breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers warm weather
Stinkiness Medium
The French Bulldog has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Olde English Bulldogge has an average chance of bad smell.
High
The Bulldog has a high chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The French Bulldog is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Olde English Bulldogge is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
The Bulldog is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.

Reproducibility - French Bulldog vs Olde English Bulldogge vs Bulldog

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 3-5 puppies 4-10 puppies 4-5 puppies

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