Breed Guide: Papillon
Posted on September 8, 2014 under Dog Articles
Dr. Marc is a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a dog insurance and cat insurance agency.
About the Papillon
Height (to base of neck): 8-11″
Color: White is the dominant color and patches can include any color.
Coat: Single-layered, flat abundant, long and silky.
Life Expectancy: 13-15years
Energy level: Moderate
Exercise needs: Low
Is a Papillon the Right Dog Breed for You?
Papillons are primarily bred as companion animals and thus make excellent family pets. They are sweet, playful, friendly and are noted for their steady and stable temperament. They have a low tendency to bark. They are intelligent and easily trained. They can tolerate urban or rural environments and are actually fairly hardy despite their size. They have low grooming needs and shed moderately.
5 Common Illnesses, Medical Conditions and Accidents for the Papillon
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