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Lilac (Isabella) French Bulldog

A lilac or Isabella coat in a French bulldog is the rarest color variety. The recessive diluted ā€˜dā€™ gene responsible for the blue color in Frenchies also results in lilac coloration. An Isabella or lilac coat is mostly grayish-brown, occurring due to the dilution of the black, liver, or red genes.

After birth, the puppies resemble the French bulldog having a bluish-gray body. Upon maturation, they gradually turn lighter, with the lilac shade getting more prominent. They also have a grayish-brown or pale pink nose alongside pale pink markings in the area surrounding their mouth and eyes. The Lilac Frenchies also possess a unique coloration varying blue to yellow or even light brown.

The American Kennel Club, Kennel Club, and other prominent breed registries do not recognize lilac as the French bulldog’s standard coat color.

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Different Types of Lilac French Bulldogs

Lilac Merle French Bulldog

Lilac merle

The base is blue or chocolate brown, but they attain a lilac hue due to these colors’ dilution. They even have lilac eyes. This unique pattern costs about $30,000.

Lilac Fawn French Bulldog

Lilac fawn

They have a chocolate brown body that appears diluted with lilac shades around its eyes, face, and ears.

Blue Lilac French Bulldog

Blue lilac

This variation is seen in puppies since they appear bluish-gray initially but later turn grayish brown.

Lilac and Tan French Bulldog

Lilac and tan

The base color is lilac with tan points on the face and ears.

Lilac Sable French Bulldog

Lilac sable

The dog has a reddish-brown coat with lilac markings around its mouth and the area near its nose.

Lilac Pied French Bulldog

Lilac pied

The pied pattern is mostly about lilac markings on the body against a white or fawn coat. The paws and region around the mouth are pinkish.

Platinum Lilac French Bulldog

Platinum lilac 

They have a cream body with lilac patterns on their nose, paws, and mouth.

How much do lilac French bulldogs cost

Special techniques are often implemented in breeding these dogs to lessen health problems that incur a lot of costs. Hence, these dogs are expensive, costing about $150,000, which may go up to $30,000.

Grooming and maintaining them also requires a lot of money. They have pink skin around their eyes and also in the area between their toes. Hence, you should gently clean their eyes and make them wear footwear in winter, especially when you take them out to prevent burns and frostbites. The lilac Frenchies even have a thin and sensitive coat needing gentle brushing.

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