Papillon Information

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The Papillon At a Glance
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Life Expectancy
13 - 15 yrs 
Height Range
8 - 11 in 
Weight Range
4 - 9 lbs 
White, varying shades of red, black/white, and tri-color 
With Children
Good with older children 
With Animals
Good; they tend to get along best with smaller pets, and may challenge large dogs 
Tolerates heat well 
Predominantly indoors with some outdoor time 
Exercise Reqd
Grooming Reqd
Weekly brushing 
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User-Contributed Papillon Information
Below are user-submitted comments about Papillon behavior, Papillon training, Papillon health, and more. If you have experience with or just an interest in the breed, you can post your comments by clicking the link below!
Additional Papillon Comments
Papillons are great with little kids,the first 3 days that you have them they will be scared,but then its a great experience!!!!
- Posted by Natalia from Illinois
Papillon Information

Papillon Common Health Screenings
The following health screenings are often performed by responsible Papillon breeders:

Cardiac Evaluation - OFA
CERF Screening (Canine Eye Research Foundation)
Patellar Luxation Test - OFA
vonWillebrand's Disease (vWD) (genetic test)

Papillon Health Issues
The following conditions may be a concern in the Papillon: