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Papillon Dog Breed Puppy Ads
AKA: (Butterfly Dog, Pap, Continental Toy Spaniel
Breed Group: Toy Group Height Male: 8-11 inches (20-28cm)
Breed Size: Small Height Female: 8-11 inches (20-28cm)
Breed Origin: France Weight: 7-10 pounds (3-5kg.)
Appearance
In European countries the Papillon is known as "Épagneul nain continental" or "Continental Toy Spaniel" with two breed types: the Phalène which has drop-ears and the Papillon with erect-ears.
 

Temperament
The Papillon is a very intelligent toy dog that is quick to learn and eager to please. These dogs excel in obedience and agility training. These dogs make excellent companion dogs and family pets. Although elegant and graceful, the Papillon also has plenty of energy and loves to play. These small dogs have bags of personality and character, and also have plenty of stamina and enthusiasm for everything they do. An excellent tracker dog, the Papillon loves to work and also enjoys getting involved with family activities and fun. This is not a breed for those that do not have the time to dedicate to interacting with their pets.

He is a small, elegant, happy, alert and friendly Toy dog. A wonderful family companion, neither shy nor aggressive, but very protective of his family and home. Despite his elegant and dainty appearance, he is a good watchdog who will always alert to strangers.

 
History
The Papillon originates from France, and his name translates to 'butterfly'. This breed enjoys a long history that dates back to the fourteenth century, and were introduced to the United States in around the nineteenth century. The breed was registered with the AKC in 1915.
 
Health
Papillons are generally a healthy and long-lived breed, often remaining active and playful well into their teens. However, like all breeds, they have been known to have some genetic problems. If you are considering a Papillon puppy, or any breed, it is very important to be selective in choosing a responsible and reputable breeder. Ensure that the prospective puppy's parents have all health clearances. Breeding of any dog should not be done until after they have been proven to be free of evidence of significant hereditary diseases.
 
 
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Papillon


Scale ( 1 to 5 ): 1=Low 5=High
Guard Dog? 2
Watch Dog? 4
Exercise Needed? 3
Grooming? 3
Energy Level? 4
Shedding? 4
Ease to Train? 5
Good with children? 3
 
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