The Papillon are friendly, happy, alert, smart, devoted
and is the perfect elegant companion toy dogs.



OCCUPATION:  Companion, performance sport
HEIGHT:  20-28cm
WEIGHT: 4-5kg
COLOR(S):  white with patches of any color
LONGEVITY: 14 to 16 years
EXERCISE:  Moderate
GROOMING:  Moderate
TRAINING: Challenge to housetrain


Papillon means "butterfly" in French. They originated developed in Europe in the 16th century, is a popular lap breed of nobles. They is one of the oldest dog breeds with a 700 years history recorded. They were first known as Epagneul Nain or Dwarf Spaniel.

These breeds of dogs was registered by the AKC in 1915.


Today they is a small, fine-boned and elegant toy dog. The head is round and is carried high with a dark, round eyes have black rims. The ears are large and feathering with a long coat and fringed. They with drop ears are called Phalene Papillon (Moth).

Their coat is long, silky and is flowing, and there is no unercoat. The coat colors comes with tri-colored, white with pathes of colors, black and white, and any colors accept for liver.


The Papillon is the most intelligent and is extremely obedient. They is always eager to learn and is the easiest breeds to train among all the dog breeds! The socialization and obedience training should start from puppyhood. When the socialization training should train them to control the terndency to do not bark always.

They are easy to housetrain. They learns new commands quicker than any other breed, and also loves to learn and perform tricks.

Here are the dog training tips for your reference.


Their long and silky coat should be brush with soft bristle brush or comb with curry bomb every other day to prevent matting. Bathe or dry shampoo when is necessary. Pay attention to the hair behind the ears and on the stomach as these area are prone to matting.

They are average shedders


These little dog are friendly, intelligent, smart, alert, happy and very devoted. They love cats, usually can get good with the cats. They are good with the elderly as they are easy to exercise, and friendly, but may too fragile for kids who play rough.

Papillon is unbelievably devoted to their owner. They will love to by your side at all times. Do not own a Papillon if you enjoy your personal space.

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