The 2018 updated AKC BREED STANDARD for French Bulldogs can be downloadedhere.
You may also download the FBDCA 2018 Judges Seminar here. This is a slide show that explains and illustrates the Breed Standard and is used to educate judges about our breed.
The FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale), a world canine organization that inludes most European countries, as well as countries in South and Central America and the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa, has a new Breed Standard for French Bulldogs. This...
Blue Book 2014 7th Edition.pdf (3,1 MB)
Together with the Genetics Committee of the ACVO (American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists), the OFA has recently completed the 7th Edition of “Ocular Disorders Presumed to be Inherited in Purebred Dogs,” commonly known as the Blue Book...
Be VERY CAREFUL to keep your Frenchies cool during this hot weather.
But just in case, please download this important file and read it; and keep it handy in case you need to review it!
HEATSTROKE.pdf (62,1 kB)
Pyometra can be misdiagnosed or undiagnosed. If you have an intact bitch, please read this article that was in the AKC Gazette in April 2011. If your bitch should seem to be feeling unwell a few weeks after having been in season, please consider pyometra and get her checked out...
Bebout Award Presented to Massachusetts Federation of Dog Clubs and Responsible Dog Owners
The American Kennel Club (AKC) is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Federation of Dog...
Would your Frenchie like some cold summer treats that are healthy, too???
Here is a wonderful snack that fits the bill!
Homemade Dog Treat Recipe Doggie Ice-Cream
2 cups vanilla yogurt
2 Mashed bananas
2 tablespoons honey
Mix ingredients and freeze in ice cube tray.
Our Main Menu now has a section for articles that we think will be of interest and helpful to Frenchie owners.
Please visit it often. Our first download is a very important and timely discussion of how to deal with heat stroke in Frenchies.
Our 2019 August Specialty will be on Saturday August 17 in Topeka, Kansas.
It will be a Concurrent Specialty held with the Jesse James Kennel Club. All-Breed Shows will also be held on Friday the 16 and Sunday the 18.
Sweeps Judge: Julie Lux
Breed Judge: Ann Wildman, from...
Because many members were unable to attend on May 11, we will reschedule our picnic for a later date.
Guests will be welcome to join us for Chris's world-famous...
Those of you unable to attend the Health & Genetics Seminar at the 2018 FBDCA National Specialty may see it now on the FBDCA website at https://frenchbulldogclub.org/health-genetics-seminar/
Dr. Brenda Bonnett of the International Partnership for Dogs...
Our Spring Specialty Show was held on Saturday March 10.
It was a great show with a fine entry, and photos (courtesy of Ron McNary) may be seen on our club Facebook page.
Our August Specialty was our largest entry yet! Thanks to all who entered, who helped, who attended, and who bought raffle tickets!
The results of the show can be downloaded here.
Here are photos for your enjoyment (thanks to Ron...
Our annual PICNIC on May 16 was lots of fun!
Grillmaster Chris worked his magic on brats, Italian sausage, chicken breasts and pork loin (see photos).
The side dishes were delicious, and all very low-cal.
The kids and dogs had fun, and so did the adults. If you want to save any of...
HFBC SPRING SPECIALTY - MARCH 14, 2015
The specialty was a great success thanks to the hard work of all involved.
The raffle, the dinner, the trophies, and the general fun were all extraordinary.
Here are some photos..... if anyone has photos they would like to add, please send them to...
MEET THE FRENCH BULLDOG!
The Heartland French Bulldog Club held a "Meet the Breed" and "Responsible Dog Ownership" event on Saturday September 13, from 8 AM until 1 PM at the "Bark in the Park" event in Raytown, MO.
The weather was beautiful, and everyone...
Please plan to attend our 2012 HOLIDAY PARTY on Saturday December 8; no membership meeting will be held in December. However if someone wishes to nominate additional candidates for the Board, we can call a short meeting during the party.
Guests are welcome to attend! So are...
The Heartland French Bulldog Club paraticipated in the "Bark in the Park" event in Raytown, MO on Saturday Sept. 8 from 9 AM to 1 PM. It was a lot of fun, and Ron & Suzy McNary, Jim and Jan Grebe, and Munchkin and Lief all had a great time. The weather was perfect, and Ron's...