• Cheeze!!

  • Hercules & his new jacket!

  • Merry Christmas!

  • Hercules @ 1 week with his Mommy :)


5 TIPS TO HELP YOUR DOG LIVE LONGER Healthy Dog Food With vets and websites promoting everything from homemade dog food to the latest puppy supplements how can you weed out the valid advice? Nothing is worse than the feeling of losing a loved one, and for many people their dog is right up there. If you could easily extend a loved one’s life by five or ten years would  [ Read More ]


Homemade Dog Food Dinner: Doggie Tartar 1 cup of dry dog food 3 eggs 1/2 cup ground hamburger


HOMEMADE DOG FOOD Most people want to make sure that their dog is well taken care of. This would not only include giving them adequate exercise and seeking any medical advice necessary for the health of your dog, it would also include making sure that they are fed well. Most people consider that buying your dog some of the best pet food available is giving them everything that they need  [ Read More ]

FRENCH BULLDOG DIET AND NUTRITION FACTS FACT #1: There have been 5300 dog food scares in 2006 and 2007, with over 3600 pet deaths. FACT #2: Many Commercial dog foods contain chemicals and bi-products such as Phosphoric Acid, Butylated Hydroxysanisole, Ethoxyquin, Sorbitol or Propylene Glycol (which is used in antifreeze! ) FACT #3: These bi-products and chemicals may lead to Cancer, Obesity, Heart Attacks, Kidney Disease or even Death. FACT  [ Read More ]





Rescue a Frenchie:Available for Adoption Click on the photo for more info on each Available Dog. All dogs are spayed or neutered. Read each bio very carefully, as not every rescue frenchie is suited for every home. If you feel that a certain frenchie is a good match for you and your lifestyle, then apply for them through our ONLINE APPLICATION, by clicking on the “APPLY FOR ME” link on  [ Read More ]

Sponsor a Foster Dog! FBRN is being faced with an increasing number of dogs who are ill, handicapped, or need expensive veterinary care before being placed. The financial drain has been huge, with recent veterinary bills alone exceeding $15,000 per month. Adoption fees, our Rescue Shopping Mall, and CafePress sales are just not enough anymore. We rely heavily on your contributions to keep caring for these dogs! Please look at  [ Read More ]

Hercules and Cody playing in the grass. They are best buddies!!

Hercules our French bulldog puppy loves his lion toy!!

Hercules met a new friend at the park today!

Hercules and Codi have become best friends.More videos of these 2 little partners in crime to come, so stay tuned!

Hercules got a new bed today he is too small for it but he was so cute trying to squeeze

Hercules met a cat today at the pet store.

Hercules played with his new friend today. He is so cute trying to keep up with her!

Herc got a new toy frog today! Its one of his new favorites!

It was pretty cold out but Herc was bored so we decided to go run around a little. He is

Hercules is always dreaming about something. He is such a sleepyhead that he even forgets to close his eyes sometimes.

Hercules really enjoyed the new treat we put in his kong today.

Hercules will do any trick for blueberries! He loves them!

Hercules loves to jump in his toy box and play with all the toys he has.

Hercules has a new game he likes where we throw the toy and he fetches it and dives into his

Before you leave: Traveling can be a traumatic experience for your dog. Bring a few of his favorite toys and blankets. Plan bathroom breaks. Be especially careful at rest areas, which can pose all sorts of hazards. Supplies to remember: •Flat collar, with ID tags for both his home address and any temporary address you might be using. •Leash •Paper towels and disinfect (in case of an “incident”) •Windshield cover,  [ Read More ]

Doggie First Aid Tips •Heavy panting, glazed eyes, a rapid pulse, bright red gums, unsteadiness, or vomiting may indicate that your dog has heat stroke. Act immediately. Move your dog to a shady spot and pour cool water all over his body. Get your dog to a vet! •Got a dog emergency? If your dog is bleeding, in shock, disoriented, lame, has any major injury, is bloated, or shows signs  [ Read More ]

Traveling with your pooch •The safest place for your dog to travel is in a crate in the far back, or in the back seat with a dog seat belt. Never have your dog ride in the front passenger seat. •Don’t let your dog stick his head out of the window. Even if your dog doesn’t get hit by an errant pebble, dogs do jump from moving cars if the  [ Read More ]

The key to teaching your dog tricks is a lot of repetition and rewards. It is important to reward your dog with praises and/or treats when he is learning how to perform a new trick. Positive reinforcement is key. Only practice tricks for a few minutes at a time, your dog may become tired or frustrated because repeating tricks over and over may cause your dog’s muscles to become fatigued.  [ Read More ]

Adjusting to the Collar If you are putting a collar on a puppy for the first time they will probaly be resistant to it for the first few hours that it’s on, but don’t take it off of him it will take time to adjust and before you know it will feel natural to them when wearing it. You want the collar to fit securely but not so tight that  [ Read More ]

Crating or crate training your dog is a great way to keep your dog from causing any trouble when he is not yet properly trained. Crating is also a great potty training tool as well. Dogs will tend to hold it in rather than soil their crate which is viewed by them as their personal territory and when let out of the crate they will go and relieve themselves after  [ Read More ]

Preparing for the new arrival Few things are as exciting as getting a new Frenchie puppy! But in the heat of the moment, don’t forget to take some advance precautions to insure that the new member of your family will be healthy, safe, and happy. FIRST: A TRIP TO THE VET Your sales contract should specify that you will have a vet examine your new puppy within just a few  [ Read More ]

French Bulldog FAQ

French Bulldog FAQ Do Frenchies bark a lot? Not more or less barkers compared to other breeds. Frenchies are not typically excessive barkers. Are Frenchies good watch dogs? Frenchies make good watch dogs and can become somewhat territorial and protective. Are French Bulldogs good companion dogs? They are fantastic companion dogs. They are fun, entertaining and loving. The French Bulldog is delightful, easy to groom and requires little exercise. How  [ Read More ]

Understanding The Breed’s History A Brief History of French Bulldogs by Jim Grebe, FBDCA Historian In discussing the history of the French Bulldog, we should note the importance of three countries: England, France and America. England provided the foundation for our modern Frenchie: the old bulldog. Breeders in France developed the smaller bulldogs into a distinctly “French” type and American breeders set the standard that prescribed the all-important “bat ears.”  [ Read More ]

Little Herc has been dreaming a lot lately. He even barks in his sleep. It is so cute. Stay tuned

Hercules and his friend Batpig flaunting their cuteness!!

You can now follow me on twitter at Hercthefrenchie 🙂

It was a beautiful day and little Herc wanted to spend it outside. This is one of his first days

Pictures of little Herc with his new shirt.

Hercules fell asleep on the couch after watching cartoons.

Little Herc loves to eat greek Fage yogurt. He begs to lick the container after we have breakfast. 🙂

It was very cold outside so little Herc wanted to wear his new shearling.

  The French Bulldog is a sturdy, compact, stocky little dog, with a large square head that has a rounded forehead. The muzzle is broad and deep with a well defined stop. The nose is black, but may be lighter in lighter colored dogs. The upper lips hang down over the lower lips. The teeth meet in an under bite and the lower jaw is square and deep. The round,  [ Read More ]

Hercules has a new friend froggy that he loves to attack during the day and snuggle with at night 🙂