NEOPANGEA Kennel is situated in Zagreb, Croatian capital city. For the time being the only breed that is to be bred under the name NEOPANGEA are French bulldogs.
Our Kennel was recognised by FCI FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale) in 2016 under the name NEOPANGEA and registered under the number 26/16. The Kennel is also the member of Croatian Kennel Club and Toy Breed Club Zagreb.
The Kennel goal is to breed dogs that will meet the FCI 101 standard “revised in 2015” (French Bulldog standard) as much as possible but also to be special and the puppies and grown dogs to be recognised as NEOPANGEA French bulldogs.
Currently there are two dogs at the Kennel, Henri Cartier Totegnac (male) and Renuar Nickie Celeste (female). Details about our dogs can be found under the dogs tab.
We are very committed to our dogs, providing them everything they might need and giving them a lot of love and affection.
About the breed
In the early 1800s, Normandy lace workers from England set off to find work in France. They took with them smaller bulldogs to be kept on the farms as companions and to chase away the rats. In these northern French farming communities, the popularity of this hardy dog grew quickly. In fact, established bulldog breeders in England were happy to perpetuate this “new” breed by selling their undersized dogs to the French.
The dog is widely known as a very fashionable household companion kept by upper class and royalty. One French bulldog, insured for an incredible sum (at that time) of $750, traveled aboard the Titanic. In the late 1800s and early 1900s the French bulldog was considered a dog of high society; the breed still attracts people who appreciate the finer things in life.
More about breed
Despite his glum expression, the French Bulldog is comical, entertaining, and dependably amiable.
As comfortable in an apartment as he is on a farm, he is more lively than you might suspect from his chunky appearance. French Bulldog puppies are especially frisky, and ball chasing is one of their passions. Adults are more dignified and can be champion couch potatoes, but also love to clown around and go for walks in cool weather.
Many Frenchies are friendly with everyone, while others are politely reserved. French Bulldogs will bark to announce visitors, but are otherwise quiet dogs.
Usually peaceful with other pets (though some French Bulldogs will hunt small rodents), males may bicker with other males.
The French Bulldog is quite stubborn and can be challenging to train, yet also surprisingly sensitive, remembers what he learns, and responds well to early, patient, persistent training that utilizes food motivation.
Snorting, snuffling, and flatulence go with the territory of short-faced breeds.
Swimming pool owners must exercise caution: Because of his squat build and heavy head, most Frenchies cannot swim and will drown if they fall into a pool. (I do not agree, both are dogs are excellent swimmers).