Fast Facts

  • Energy Moderate
  • Size Small
  • Trainability Accommodating
  • Overview

  • 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.

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