French Bulldog Colors
March 10, 2023
French Bulldogs are known for their distinct and unique coat colors. The American Kennel Club (AKC) recognizes several different color variations for French Bulldogs. Here is a list of all the French Bulldog color variations recognized by the AKC:
- Brindle – Brindle French Bulldogs have a base color of fawn, cream, or white, with dark stripes or spots of black, brown, or gray.
- Fawn – Fawn French Bulldogs have a solid coat color that ranges from light tan to a reddish-brown color.
- White – White French Bulldogs have a pure white coat without any markings.
- Cream – Cream French Bulldogs have a light coat color that is often mistaken for white, but has a slightly warmer tone.
- Pied – Pied French Bulldogs have a white coat with patches of any of the other recognized colors, including brindle, fawn, and black.
- Black – Black French Bulldogs have a solid black coat color that can sometimes have a slight brindle pattern.
- Blue – Blue French Bulldogs have a dilute gene that gives them a grayish-blue coat color.
- Lilac – Lilac French Bulldogs have a dilute gene that gives them a light purple-grayish coat color.
- Isabella – Isabella French Bulldogs have a dilute gene that gives them a pale fawn or light brown coat color.
- Chocolate – Chocolate French Bulldogs have a solid chocolate-brown coat color.
- Merle – Merle French Bulldogs have a mottled coat pattern that can be blue, gray, or fawn with white markings.
It’s important to note that some color variations, such as merle and chocolate, are not recognized by all kennel clubs and breeding these colors together can increase the risk of health problems in the puppies. It’s always important to work with a reputable breeder and prioritize the health of the dogs over their coat color.