|A Variety of colors
The Papillon is basically a white dog with markings
copper reds, black, sable, even light yellow (lemon),
and the colors do come in all sorts of combinations.
|People confuse the Papillons adorable outward
appearance with the personality underneath all that
If you want a lap dog, who is all quiet, enjoys
nothing else but spending time with you on your
couch, watching television, then another breed
might be a better choice.
But if you are looking for a fun-loving,
adventurous, highly intelligent, easily problem
-solving dog, who loves to learn tricks, follows you
everywhere you go (if you own a Papillon, you
don't ever go to the bathroom alone anymore!!!),
loves to play games......
Then a Papillon is the right dog for you.
|Papillon Did You Know?
Those Amazing, Luxurious Ears
No other breed has such large ears that stick up, giving the dog a
look of constant alertness. Added fringes (hair that grows along
the edges) make the ears even bigger and are prized.
Papillons also move their ears like butterfly wings and one ear will
at times move independently from the other.
It is also normal for Papillons to have drop ears. These dogs call
Phalenes, the French word for moth
|Characteristics of the
Papillon & Phalene
|Characteristics of a Papillon & Phalene
(Character is disposition, temperament pre-disposition.)
The Papillon is:
Whether you have one Papillon or a whole flock of Butterfly dogs; it will change your life. These intelligent, thinking
active little dogs are so unique and a source of constant joy.