|Also known as: "Epagneul Nain Continental", "Butterfly Dog", "Squirrel Dog", "Continental Toy Spaniel"|
|Lifespan: 12-16 years
||Litter Size: 1-3 pups
||Weight: 8-11 lbs
||Hair Length: Long
The Papillon is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 8 lbs that can reach 11 lbs. It is officially part of the Toy group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Papillon breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 16 years, Long hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Papillon should know that the average litter size is between 1 to 3 puppies.
Papillon Breed Characteristics
||Easy to Train
friendly, intelligent, loves outdoor exercise, gentle and affectionate
fontanel, difficult time under anesthesia, problems with kneecaps (patella) in the hind legs
Papillon Dog Colors
Parti-color or white with patches of any color. Symmetrical facial markings and a white blaze and noseband preferable
CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR
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