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      Papillon

      Size
      Small
      Energy
      Moderate
      Coat
      Abundant, long, fine, silky, flowing, straight single coat.
      Weight
      7-10 lbs
      • Size

        Small

      • Energy

        Moderate

      • Weight

        7-10 lbs

      • Coat

        Abundant, long, fine, silky, flowing, straight single coat.

      About Papillons

      One look at these dogs’ ears and you’ll know how they got their name; the French word “papillon” translates directly to “butterfly”. The Papillon’s fluffy, feathered ears, dark, expressive eyes and plumed tail give it a distinctive (and adorable!) appearance. Papillons love to be with people, are very affectionate and loyal. They are among the more intelligent dog breeds, quick to learn and eager to please. These small, elegant dogs excel at agility and other competitive dog sports. They do well in small and Large Living Spaces.

      Did You Know?

      This little dog got its name because of its butterfly wing ears; "Papillon" is the French word for butterfly.

      Origin

      The Papillon originated in Italy in the 16th century.