Papillon Puppies for Sale in Maryland
In French, papillon means butterfly, and these dogs are named for the distinctive butterfly shape of their ears. This breed was popular in European royal courts, and many of the dogs were immortalized in paintings by artistic greats like Rubens and Rembrandt during the Renaissance.
Papillons have been known as excellent companion dogs for centuries and make a great addition to many households.
In the personality stakes, papillons have plenty to spare. They’re an energetic breed, always looking for something to do, and may not be ready to settle on your lap until they tire themselves out. They’ve been bred to be people-oriented and look for companionship, wanting to be a part of their person’s life. Papillons are also highly trainable and do very well in obedience and agility competitions.
Papillons are a toy breed, weighing in at 9 to 10 pounds and averaging 10 inches in height. Their coat is abundant but surprisingly easy to care for and doesn’t shed excessively. Drop-eared pups are known as phalene, or “moth,” and can be born in the same litter as the more recognizable papillons.
Papillon puppies have all the contagious energy of their full-grown counterparts. Puppies Online can help you meet your perfect new family member.