Intelligence / Trainability of a French Bulldog
French Bulldogs have a bit of a stubborn streak in them at times. The good news is that these little dogs like nothing better than to please which in short, means that with the right sort of handling they are generally possible to train to follow all of the essential commands. With this said, their training needs to start early and it’s essential that it remains consistent throughout a dog’s life, and they can take rather longer than normal to toilet train.
The other thing about Frenchies is they can be boisterous when the mood takes them which usually means they act like real clowns, and this can make training them more challenging. As such, it sometimes takes a lot of patience and a little more time to get them focused on what is being asked of them. The thing to bear in mind is that these dogs know just how to wrap their owners around their little paws, which is something that should be taken into account when training them.
Frenchie puppies should be taught the ground rules from an early age, even though it is all too easy to spoil them thanks to their cuteness. With this said, a French bulldog puppy needs to know the limits and boundaries of acceptable behaviour and the first commands they should be taught are as follow:
- Leave it
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