Country of Origin: France
  • Activity Level: moderate
  • Grooming Level: moderate
  • Trainability: high
  • Adaptability: high
  • Kid/Pet Friendly: often
  • Average Size: Small
  • Average Lifespan: 13-15 years
  • Prey Drive: low
  • Watchdog: chill
  • Registered?: aca, akc
4.9 out of 5
Average based on 18 Reviews

Papillon Breed Profile








Shoulder height: 8-11 inches Weight: 4-10lbs

Their coat is long, flowing, and silky in texture. The coat color is white with patches of a variety of colors.

The Papillon is friendly, cheerful, intelligent, and obedient.

Papillons excel in obedience or agility sports. They are excited to make new friends, but can be slightly timid with new people. They also do very well with children.

Their coat can be kept in good condition by brushing weekly.

The Papillon is highly intelligent and easily trainable. They also have a very high aptitude for learning.

This dog needs an average amount of exercise.