Pet animals

‘’Butterfly-Like’’ Papillon Dog as Friendly and Guard Pet




Papillon dog is the continental toy spaniel dog bread. They can energetic and alert dog. As their appearance they look like butter fly on long and fringed ear hairs. Papillon is the friendly and happy mood dog which based people keep as pet. Beautiful and good looking companion dog is visible to keep as pet.

Life span:


Papillon dog average life span is up to 17 years.

Physical appearance:


Papillon is the small sized strong boned dog. They can have Small round head between the butterflies like ears. Their ears hairs are long and fringed that can look like butterfly. Their large ears are erect or drop with round tips. Thin trapping black nose is also get prominence charm on their beauty. Their dark colored round medium sized eyes with black rims. They can also having long tail. Their body coat is long single and straight extra frill at the chest, ear, back, legs and tail.

Height and weight:

Their body weight is 3.6 to 4.4 kg in males and 3.2 to 4.1 in females. Their body height is also 20 to 18 cm both male and female.

Coat colors:

Their body coat color is in white and black white and lemon white and red, brown and white, white and fawn, black and brown.

Personality traits:


Papillon dog are friendly and adventurous dog. These dogs are good and best family dogs. Papillons are visible for home setting. These dogs are not aggressive in behavior. Their main personality traits are lovely affectionate, patient intelligent and gentle in nature. They can also steady and obedient dog. They can fell in some behavioral problem such as obsessive barking, separation anxiety, gardening growling, snapping, biting and dog aggression. So take care of them when you can take walk.



Papillon dogs required daily brushing on their straight and silky coat. These dogs are usually clean and odorless. Trim their nails regularly for their own care. Dry shampoo and bathing give when necessary. Their teeth are also clean with tooth brushing.



They need daily walk and plenty of exercise. When you can keep as pet then take care of their exercise. They are also playful dog but not fulfill their requirement so walk must be carefully because some behavioral problems that can danger for outdoor setting.

Living conditions:


Papillon dogs are not in live apartment life they are city dog. They are basically guard dog. They can take care of their owner property. They live in outdoor setting.



 Papillon dog can required ¼ to ½ cup of dry food. When you can keep as pet then take care of their food and provide their required food.

Litter size:


Papillon litter size about 2 to 4 puppies.

Health and care:


Papillon dogs are basically healthy dog but they face minor health problems. Patellar luxation, seizers and dental problems are main problems that can occur. When they fell in these diseases then take care of them and take f or their veterinary doctor.

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