16 Things only French bulldog owners understand

May 26, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. ET

French bulldogs are ridiculously adorable and leave you smiling without even trying. If you're thinking of getting one of these unforgettable pups, consider these spot-on Frenchie facts that only their owners know to be true.

1. You are frequently asked if your Frenchie is a Boston terrier or pug — even your dog gets annoyed

French Bulldog

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2. French bulldogs prefer to splay their legs rather than be in a proper canine sitting position

French Bulldog

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3. Frenchies are small in size yet big on being stubborn

Stubborn French Bulldog

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4. When you're training your Frenchie, it is actually training you (and you don't mind at all)

French Bulldog puppy

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5. Food and skin allergies are a frustrating part of Frenchie life

French Bulldog

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6. Frenchies pass gas frequently yet are hilariously surprised every time they fart

French Bulldog

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7. Even the best-bred Frenchie will sadly have health problems

French Bulldog

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8. Beware! They are as eager to invite in strangers as they are to greet you

French Bulldog

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9. Though French bulldogs like to exercise, they don't need much

French Bulldog

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10. French bulldogs can't stand hot weather

French Bulldog

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11. They make the most annoying snorts and snores, but you love them anyway

French Bulldog

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12. You must be a firm, loving leader, but avoid being a harsh disciplinarian at all costs

French Bulldog

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13. French bulldogs are exuberantly happy pups despite the glum face

French Bulldog puppy

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14. Frenchies are friendly pups that can get along with other animals

French Bulldog

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15. These sweet dogs never ever want to be left alone

French Bulldog

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16. When it comes to French bulldogs, you simply can't stop at one

French Bulldog puppies

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