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Height: 28 cm (11 inches); Weight: 7-10 pounds (3-5 kg)
Is long-haired, usually white with colored patches. A white blaze on the head is desirable.
Although somewhat reserved around strangers, these are lovable, affectionate, boisterous little dogs that are eager to learn.
Depending on how socialization was carried out, some Papillons may be jealous if their owner's attention is diverted elsewhere. This is not usually the case, however. They generally get along quite well with children and other household pets.
Regular thorough brushing is required. Any loose hairs in the ear passages should be removed.
Papillons respond best to a gentle approach. Their willingness to learn makes training a fairly simple process. They are intelligent and obedient.
The exercise needs of this dog are uncomplicated. It will adapt itself to the activity level of your family.