Papillon is the kind of toy spaniels. A popular dog in many parts of Europe including France, Spain and the UK. Papillon earned the nickname “Dog Butterfly”, because his face look like a butterfly. This dog is also known as” Squirrel Dog “. Ears large butterfly-shaped classic look, which is limited by the long, smooth hair. Papillon has two seen variants of this type of ear. The first type has the ear of “falling” down the wing like a moth that was dubbed the “Phalene” (French for moth). The second type of upright ears that resemble butterfly in French is called Papillon. Papillon very suitable as a pet dog in the house, but keep in mind that this race requires a lot of attention from their owners.
Papillon male has a height 20-28cm (8-11 inches), weighing 4-5kg (8-10 pounds). papillon female with male height is 20-28cm (8-11 inches), weighing 3-4kg (7-9 pounds), slightly lighter than the male papillon.
Papillon is a small toy dog, small-headed slightly rounded between the ears and muzzle is short and thin, tapering away to the nose. He has dark eyes and has a round black rims. Large ears can be upright or fallen with rounded tips. Long hair in the ears, giving the appearance of a typical butterfly. this is what causes the dog is the title of “butterfly dog”. The tail is long and well covered with long, fine hair. Single layer of long, straight, smooth and beautiful. These dogs have more hair on his chest, ears, back legs and tail. White coat color with patches of colors including red, black, lemon, black, brown and liver.
Papillon is a small dog who is very intelligent, agile is also gentle, friendly, funny and easy to train both in obedience and other commands, including the trick. This dog is one of the most obedient and responsive toy descent. He is friendly with strangers, other dogs and pets and excellent with children. Some may be shy, but fun.
Like many other small offspring, they may develop negative behaviors are sometimes called ‘small dog syndrome. dogs showed behaviors like maintaining ownership, picky eating, biting and separation anxiety. This was rectified when the owner company of this type show, calm and confident leadership and instigates early training and socialization routines, make sure the dog develops a well rounded individual.
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Papillon breed live long enough, he was able to survive until the age of 16 years. average age between 12 to 15 years. Papillon is prone to a disease called hydrocephalus. It is often diagnosed by the puppy having an abnormally large head, child care papillon must be done during the early months until the skull is fully formed.
Sometimes the breed is prone to problems with the kneecap (patella) in the hind legs and PRA. Knee and eye test is recommended to identify and prevent possible disease papillon both.
Care and training
Papillon is easily tangled hair length, then requiring attention and daily care to maintain healthy and glowing appearance. despite its small size, Papillon takes quite a lot of stimulation and exercise, and it should not be ignored when considering one as a pet. Papillon need to walk every day. Play will take care of a lot of their exercise needs, however, as with all breeds, play will not fulfill their primitive instinct to walk.