Wrinkled face, massive head, pushed-in nose, loose neck skin ("dewlaps").
Medium-sized breed. Stands 30-38 cm at shoulder.
weighs 18-23 kg
Gentle, affectionate; ideal for families; forms strong bonds with all family members, especially children.
Generally friendly with other pets; supervision advised; early socialization and training important.
Weekly brushing; special attention to facial wrinkles to prevent dirt buildup; maintain overall skin health.
Respiratory problems, joint issues like hip dysplasia and skin problems can occur.
Recognized by AKC; frequent appearances in movies, TV shows, ads; beloved in pop culture.