The pathway to adoption from BluFrenchibles may be more in-depth than what many are traditionally used to.  As breeders, we become extremely attached to our pups and we will go to great lengths to make sure they end up in the care of a loving family.  The French Bulldog breed has become incredibly popular and we’ve come to accept it is very unlikely that we can keep up with the demand for them. However, we believe strongly in our breeding process and we want to produce as many ethically bred Frenchies as we can in an effort to reduce the temptation for anyone to support unethical Frenchie breeders. Here is what our pathway to adoption looks like:


  • Notification – We will announce all adoption opportunities first in our newsletter. This will occur following an ultrasound confirmation of pregnancy.  The available spots will be based on the feedback and estimation of the veterinarian. We will then make announcements on our social media platforms, you will need to contact us immediately to notify us of your interest. If you are already 100% committed prior to this announcement,  we can reserve a pick in advance if a deposit is placed. Picks are based on the order in which we receive deposits.
  • Interview – You will be contacted by phone to discuss the details of the adoption. We will want to know the reasons you want to adopt a French Bulldog, your experience level, and verify that the breed is a good fit for you and your family. We may also ask for references.
  • Deposit –  We will request a deposit to reserve a pick from our litter. This will be negotiated based on the availability and expectations of the litter. We will accept conditional deposits based on mutually agreed terms.
  • Birth – We will evaluate any agreements made and return the deposits for any pup we are unable to provide. A birth occurs 64 days after insemination.
  • Pick –  No later than 4 weeks, we will request litter choices be confirmed and that pup will be reserved for that home. 
  • Health Check –  We will have all pups health-checked and necessary vaccinations/de-worming will be completed.  Should any health concerns be detected, we would re-evaluate our agreements.
  • Adoption –  At a minimum of 8 weeks of age, you will come to pick up your new family member. You will be required to sign an adoption contract, and a nonbreeding contract, the remaining balance from the deposit will be required at this time.
  • Post Health Check – You will be required to have your local vet examine your pup to confirm the health status within 48 hours of adoption.

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