Things frenchie parents hear frequently that we actually can’t stand:
1.) oh! A pug! #notapug
2.) Don’t they have a lot of health problems?
3.) Don’t they not live very long?
4.) That’s not a real dog, that’s a cat
5.) hey a frenchie! Guys let’s steal him lol
6.) he’s cute ... for a small dog!
7.) he’s cute and I totally get why you got one but I would never get one! #thanksbutIdidntask
8.) so he’s from a breeder, not a rescue?
9.) can he breathe?
10.) **people who have no intention of adopting one** - If you don’t mind me asking how much did you pay for him?? #idomindactually#rudeAF
Why say what you can think? .
We dont need to justify the unconditional love and tremendous joy we have in our lives as a result of having a frenchie. But I do need to get this out there for those who need the education because we hear these things on almost the daily. .
But let me tell you a thing or two about the great frenchie. They’ve actually been around since the 1800s and have made great family companions. They’re sweet and gentle, lazy and affectionate, goofy and full of life. They’re unique and simple minded and they don’t need a large space to feel happy. They’re loyal to their humans and easy to take anywhere. Contrary to many rumors about them, they do fairly well with hiking and endurance activities.
Contrary to popular opinion, there are perks to breeding. Although they’re commonly known for health problems (which many dogs are but just don’t like to admit), frenchies who are bred with experience and science are genetically carefully selected before bred so they can minimize health issues down the road. The reason they are so expensive is complicated. Most frenchie moms give birth to small litters, sometimes only a single pup. Many need a C-section to birth which can cost an upwards of $2500 - only to produce one puppy! Frenchie breeders who are experienced are not in it for the money but simply the love of the breed.
They’re known for being excellent with children and other dogs, easy to maintain and LOVE to cuddle. Don’t knock until you try it. Or better yet, love ALL the doggos despite size or breed! #repostifyouagree