Papillion Dog Breed Information, Pictures, Characteristics
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Papillion dog is one of the cutest and intelligent dog breed in the world measuring 20-28cm in height and weight up to 4 to 9 pounds.  These adorable dogs have long and fringed hair on ears which look like Butterfly. The appearance of their coat seems very impressive as they are straight silky and smooth.


Life Span 13 – 15 years
Color White, Brown & White, Black & White, Sable, Red & White, Fawn & White
Temperament Hardy, Energetic, Alert, Intelligent, Happy, Friendly
Height Male: 20 – 28 cm Female: 20 – 28 cm
Weight Male: 3.6-4.5kg Female: 3.2-4.1kg
Origin France, Belgium, Spain
Group Toy Group

These smart dog breeds originated in France Spain, Belgium. The Papillion dog looks like toy spaniels that were portrayed in the paintings in 16 century by the artists.Their impressive personality makes everyone excited whoever meets them. Papillion dog comes in 6 colors White, Brown & White, Black & White, Sable, Red & White, Fawn & White.

These energetic dogs are the full pack of power, joyfulness and high level of intelligence. This Papillion breed is also known as “Continental Toy Spaniel” in several countries. This adorable dog can adjust in small spaces means they cannot need a big house to live, as they can easily survive in an apartment also.

These dog breeds have a very high level of sentiments as they cannot tolerate being alone in the home for an extended period because they are very affectionate to their family members.  One thing you should consider about Papillion dog that they cannot tolerate cold weather as they do not suit them.

About Papillion Puppies

If you are searching for a dog as his home guard, then this dog will not work for you as they are very friendly towards family and with strangers too. These smart dogs can be trained quickly due to their high level of grasping power.

Papillon Breed Characteristics

Adapts well to Apartment Living
Sensitivity Level
Tolerates being Alone
Kids Friendly
Dog Friendly
Friendly toward Strangers
Easy to Train
Intelligence Level
Easy To Groom
Exercise Needs
Energy Level
Exercise Needs

As they are very energetic, they require a lot of exercises daily to give them mentally and physically fit whole day. When it comes to grooming due to there silky fur, it needs brush twice a week.

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