Randy’s Ramblings

Frenchie Tips and Tricks from Randy

Welcome to Randy's Ramblings. Every once in a while I get a call that gets me to thinking, which leads to a little rambling on about that topic. Here you will get the benefit of my years of experience as a french bulldog breeder. I will share with you my best kept secrets on how to properly raise, train and care for your frenchie. Feel free to submit a question and when I get a minute I will do my best to answer.

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Allergies in French Bulldogs

The French bulldog is known for allergies. The two biggest causes of this is their immunity system didn’t develop properly, or your food is not working for them. I always recommend you change food if this occurs. We suggest no grain dog food that is chicken or beef based. It’s cheaper to feed them good food, than to take them to the veterinarian. Recently one of my customer’s called me and advised me they were struggling with allergies with their frenchy and their other dog and asked for help.  Since I  haven’t experienced it much, I reached out to a online site with other frenchy owners.  Overwhelming they all said to add a cap of apple cider vinegar to their drinking water. Evidently it also helps with fleas and ticks.  Hope this helps.


Pest Prevention for Frenchies

French bulldogs must be on flea, tick and heartworm medicine. You can get this from your veterinarian, and should be part of your care routine for your French bulldog.


Tips for Summer Heat for Your French Bulldog

Frenchie’s will die if left outside in the heat or high humidity. To prevent this, stay outside with your pet if they are going to be out longer than ten minutes. Make sure they have access outside to cool water in case they overheat and you are inside. If they are panting, they are overheating. Continue reading


Behavioral Training for French Bulldogs

Frenchie’s need an alpha male in their pack. It can be you or them, they don’t care. The best way I have found to establish that I am the alpha male is leash training. Takes about five to six days to really be effective. Continue reading