ANIMAL LIFE EXPECTANCY!

PAPILLON

Picture of a papillon
LIFE SPAN: 16 years
Breed Name: Papillon
Group: Companion Dog
Origin: Spain
Phalene, Epagneul Nain, Continental Toy Spaniel

HISTORY

The Papillon (pronounced "Pappy-yon") may have had its origin in Spain or Italy, but both France and Belgium claim the breed today. The Papillon was recognized by the United Kennel Club in 1950.