[VIDEO] Papillon Puppy At 8 Weeks Old

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This video shows Papillon puppy Mia already learning tricks at 8 weeks old.  More precisely, 8 weeks and 4 days old.  It has only been 4 days since she’s learned these tricks and the word “chicken.”  Not even 9 weeks, and Mia has already mastered “down, spin, jump.”  Can’t wait to see what this smart one will do in another month.

The Papillon is one of the oldest of the Toy Spaniels. They originally came from France, and were often depicted lying in the laps of Spanish and French noble women.  Papillon is also called the Butterfly dog because their ears look like a butterfly. They are light and dainty.  Their gait is quick, graceful, and easy.   Ty The Dog Guy shares some insights on the temperament and characteristics of the Papillon.

What are Papillons like?

Papillon has long and silky hair.  They have no undercoat, which means they can get cold easily.  This is one dog that needs a jacket or a sweater in the winter.  Please be sure to keep them warm.

Dog bowl to slow down fast eaters
Dog bowl to slow down fast eaters

The Papillon is lively, intelligent, and friendly.  They are usually not shy or aggressive.  They can be energetic and playful, and they can also be calm and gentle.  Papillon loves to cuddle.   They may look small and dainty, but they are tougher than they look.  They love human companionship.

They are highly trainable.  And unless they sense danger, they don’t bark a lot.  It may take longer to house train a Papillon puppy.  They love to do tricks and follow your commands, that’s why they are so easy to train.  You can also socialize them to get along with other pets in your family, including your cat.  Papillon will be happy living in an apartment or out in the country.  Although they love playing outdoors, they can just as easily get their exercises indoor.  You can read more about the Papillon here.

Article source:  Ty The Dog Guy

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