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Other Names
Continental Toy Spaniel,Butterfly Spaniel, Phalene, Dwarf Spaniel

Europe, 1600s.
The Drop eared version of this dog is called Phalene & the butterfly ear version is known as Papillon. They are recognized as seperate breeds in some contries, While others they are classified as the same breed.

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Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 10-15 years of age

Weight & Height
8 to 10 pounds & 8 to 11 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Problems with kneecaps, Liver shunt, luxating patellas, PRA

Physical Description
Small, fine boned dog. Slightly longer than it is tall. The head is small with a thin tapered muzzle. The nose is small and black and the eyes are round and dark. The ears are large and erect, except for the drooping position of the phalene, they are the same. The tail is long, plumed and is carried arched over the back.

Cheerfull & agile, this breed is intelligent & very friendly. They may be possesive of their owners but are not likely to ever be aggressive. They would be best with older children only and should do ok with other animals as long as they are socialized from puppyhood..

Living Conditions
This breed will do ok in an apartment. Although they may bark alot at people or noises, so this must be considered. The Papillon does best in warmer climates.

Brush 2 times a week & bath at least 2 times a month

Low activity level. The papillon gets plenty of exercise indoors and does not require much exercise.

Coat Texture
Single coated, with long, silky, straight hair.

Coat Colors
Chesnut & white , Black & White, Tan & White, Black-Tan-White

2-4 pups per litter. Puppies need to be kept warm. You should be able to tell whether they are Papillon or Phalene at time of birth.

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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