Breaking News: French Bulldog Is The Most Popular Dog In New York

Year after year, the French bulldog breed takes the high 4th place in homes all over the USA according to the AKC. For the last 3 years running, it also takes the 1st place in the UK and succeeded to overtake the Labrador Retriever breed. 

According to the AKC, Frenchies once again took the top 1st place in homes of New York City. The reasons for such fame are many! Let’s discover why people often choose French bulldogs for their lovely companions.

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French bulldog temperament

Regardless you live in a big family with kids or you’re single, Frenchies will easily fit any type of environment. These little pooches are very friendly and like to be surrounded by a large number of people. Since they served as companions to Nottingham lace makers and later to ‘ladies of the night’ through the history, Frenchies learned to spend time alongside their owners.

Therefore, a friendly French bulldog’s personality is definitely one of the reasons why they take 1st place in homes of the Big Apple.

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Frenchies are iconic-looking

Unlike other dog breeds, French bulldogs possess the X factor. Their bat ears, smushed faces and compact size make them attractive and eye-catching creatures. In other words, they stand out from the crowd and that’s why people often choose them for pets.

French bulldog’s size

Thanks to their compact size, Frenchies perfectly fit apartment-living conditions. For most dog owners, this is one of the best features when they go traveling or when they need to finish several errands. Frenchies can jump into a backpack and share the adventures with their owners.

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It is a low-energy breed

For all those busy humans who don’t have so much time to take their dogs to long strolls, French bulldogs can present the best choice. Since they have brachycephalic skulls, these little gremlins don’t need much exercise. Two or three short walks during a day would be enough to satisfy a French bulldog’s energy level. 

French bulldogs and kids

Frenchies are one of the friendliest dogs you’ll ever find. They act protective toward kids and enjoy being in their vicinity because they possess similar characters. French bulldogs act great with kids and are ready to clown around all day long just to make them entertained. It would be best to allow Frenchies to grow up together with kids because in that way they’ll make an unbreakable bond for life. 

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The most popular dog among celebrities

The dramatic increase of French bulldogs can found with celebrities. It is a favored breed by celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Reese Witherspoon, David Beckham, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Jackman, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, and many others. Thanks to this fact, we are sure that this could also be one of the reasons for being the 1st dog in New York City. 

What are the most popular French bulldog names?

In case you want to own a French bulldog and you still don’t know what name to choose for your four-legged family member, this is the list of currently the most popular names for French bulldogs. 


Female French bulldog names:

  1. Lola
  2. Luna
  3. Coco
  4. Penelope
  5. Phoebe
  6. Pearl
  7. Fiona
  8. Molly
  9. Ella
  10. Nala
  11. Daisy
  12. North
  13. Sophie
  14. Bambi
  15. Belle
  16. Poppy
  17. Sunny
  18. Peaches
  19. Nadia
  20. Matilda

Male French bulldog names:


  1. Tito
  2. Toto
  3. Yoda
  4. Mister
  5. BamBam
  6. Brian
  7. Bacon
  8. Frodo
  9. Legend
  10. Theo
  11. Dash
  12. Luca
  13. Mateo
  14. Enzo
  15. Knox
  16. Carlos
  17. Shaggy
  18. Nyx
  19. Bentley
  20. Roy