This is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world and records of the Papillon date back around seven hundred years in Europe. The breed was widely depicted in paintings by many of the Italian masters in the 13th and 15th centuries and was particularly popular among Spanish noblewomen. The Papiillion was recognised by the American Kennel Club and although this is not primarily a working dog it has a number of skills including agility, the ability to serve as a watchdog and performing tricks.
The Papillon is also called the Continental Toy Spaniel and is a small, fine-boned dog that has a small, slightly rounded head that features a well defined stop. The short and thin muzzle tapers to the nose, while the eyes are dark and round with black rims. The large ears sometimes drop, while the ears have long, fringed hair. The tail is set high and covered with long hair, while the single coat has an extra frill on the ears, chest, tail and back of the legs. The coat is usually white with patches of various colours and a mask that covers the eyes and ears, running from the back to the front. The breed is also sometimes referred to as the butterfly dog after the fact that...Papillon hakkında daha fazla bilgi alın...
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