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|The Papillon also called the Continental Toy Spaniel, is a
breed of dog of the Spaniel type. One of the oldest of the toy
spaniels, it derives its name from its characteristic
butterfly-like look of the long and fringed hair on the ears.
The proper temperament of a papillon is a happy, friendly,
adventurous dog. They should not be shy or aggressive
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|Named for its butterfly-like ears, expressive
and erect, the Papillon is renowned for his
elegance and superior intelligence, believed
by experts to be the brightest of the toy
breeds. A miniature Spaniel by heritage, this
French lapdog is a friendly and obedient
companion, always willing to please his master
or mistress, with whom he bonds very closely.
The Papillon has gained a devoted following
beyond his native France, where he is known
as le Épagnuel Nain Continental Papillon, to
become a beloved pet in the US and a
competitive show and obedience dog.
Author F. Michael Truex has written a most
informative and entertaining guide, providing
all you need to know about the Papillon’s
history in Europe and the US, the breed’s
character and standard, as well as puppy
selection, feeding, training, preventative health
care and behavior. New owners will welcome
the author’s insight on housebreaking, puppy-
proofing and preventing and solving puppy
problems. In addition to an authoritative,
comprehensive text, this book presents over
135 photographs in full color, which prove to
be as informative as they are attractive.
|The go-to resource for keeping pups
healthy and happy...Takes the guesswork
out of caring for any kind of dog.
An indispensable medical reference for
every dog-owning household. Written by
a veterinarian with a gift for presenting
complex information in a lively, accessible
way, this book covers everything from
choosing the right puppy (or adopting the
perfect adult) to caring for the senior dog.
Thoroughly discusses more than 100
canine illnesses, and includes the most
up-to-date information on pet food safety,
"designer" dog breeds, homemade diets,
vaccine protocols, obesity and heart
disease, pet insurance, and more.
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