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ADDING A BABY & FRENCH BULLDOGS WITH CHILDREN!

Of course an infant brings many changes to every member of a household, and it’s best for your French Bulldog if you can make many of these changes during your pregnancy. French Bulldogs are sensitive to routines, and by making changes now, you minimize the chances of your frenchie resenting the baby when she or he arrives.

  • Assume you will have less time for your French Bulldog after baby’s born. Consider whether your French Bulldog’s walking, exercise, or feeding schedules will change, and adjust them now.
  • Evaluate your Frenchies obedience training. If he doesn’t respond to commands such as “Sit,” “Stay,” “Heel,” and “No,” can’t walk obediently on a leash, or has a jumping problem, start training classes now before the baby is born.
  • If your French Bulldog has had little or no contact with children, let your frenchie meet other kids such as nieces and nephews. Children can seem very strange creatures to animals. Babies are loud and fast, erratic and unpredictable – characteristics that can startle or frighten to your French Bulldog.
  • As you prepare your home for your newborn – setting up the crib and stocking up on baby powder, lotion, and diapers – allow your French Bulldog to see and smell these so he will get used to their presence.
  • Don’t allow your French Bulldog to climb onto baby’s furniture or blankets.
  • Get a sealed container for soiled diapers. All dogs are very attracted to odors. Some frenches love dirty diapers and might drag them around the house. Yuck!
  • Create a place for the French Bulldog that will be off-limits to the baby as well. Your Frenchie, too, will have times when he or she just needs to get away from baby or her cries.
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These tips will help your French bulldog & baby grow to have a loving relationship!

FRENCHES & CHILDREN (TRAINING):

French bulldogs with children are typically a match made in heaven! French bulldogs typically crave human attention and thrive off of praise, making them a wonderful best friend for a loving child. I have 4 children & I totally recommend a frenchie as a family pet (best friend) to raise with your children. I strongly feel that raising a french bulldog with a child can have a huge impact on the child’s future personality in a ‘compassionate care of others’. We have teenagers & toddlers in our family. The teenagers of course fight over phones, clothes, friends & movies. The toddlers fight over toys, candy, books, cartoons and, of course, mommy and daddy’s attention. Then, in walks one of our our french bulldog and its a whole different ball game. The toddlers start hugging and kissing their frenchie, trying to give him their candy (grr) and share all of their things with him.

French Bulldogs are just so sweet and have such expressive faces that they pull compassion out of children. So now, the child who is being selfish, thinking of defending his things from his siblings, is suddenly overtaken by a feeling of “I love you and want to share with you” when it comes to thier frenchie. That pours out into their personalities as they grow older. My toddlers and teenagers alike have learned from the love of our french bulldogs to have a type of fellow feeling where they want to save any lost or hurt animal (turtles off the road, birds, kittens, lost dogs, etc.), but also small children that look sad or elderly people that need help in the grocery store.

All that being said, I feel that both the child & the french bulldog need to learn their boundaries! The child must be the pack leader over your frenchie, so learning respect and the proper way to treat each other from day #1 is the key to a lifelong friendship and wonderful memories that will live with your child for the rest of his life, long after your frenchie has passed.

The energy level in French bulldog puppies can be high at times, and thus they will be very active in performing their tasks. Start training your French bulldog puppies at the most early stage. As your frenchie will be able to understand your regular commands easily as the time passes (i.e.) as he or she grows, the most important part of training is the interaction between your little frenchie and your children and family. Becoming the most important thing to consider in how to train your frenchie and how you teach him or her is to respond on your commands.

Training on your commands is important, as you are going to use this each and every day. And to have a better communication between your child and little frenchie, it is very important to watch each and every response. Your training should be on how the frenchies have to sit, to come closer, stay, go, sleep, and potty training. These commands are important as it is part of the daily routine life. Rewarding your little frenchie after each training session will help you and your pup to boost up the confidence level. You have to make them feel and understand that they are important in your life.

Along with your french bulldog puppies training, you must train your child too. Train your child on how patient and calm they have to be when they are interacting with your French bulldog puppy. This is because it is the natural tendency of kids (children, babies) to play crazy games and to aggravate dogs sometimes. Things which kids might do without even realizing it, like pulling his ears, kicking, pushing, poking or climbing on your frenchies back, and many such annoying things, can be harmful to your french bulldog’s health. Also, these things are working away from that healthy, strong, loving bond and respect that we need to develop between your child & your french bulldog.

French bulldog puppies are the most precious pets that every pet lover can own. The appearance of their little muscular body, with bat like ears, will make you go crazy. This will make your child love them more, and thus they will want to hold them all the time. But it is always advisable to have an adult supervise when the interaction between them takes place at first. Little frenchies will never permit their child owner to feel bored, nor they too get bored. Frenchie pups love to play around all the time. Thus your child doesn’t need to feel lonely as his or her Frenchie little buddy will want to be with them all the time.