Dog Breeds Gallery

We've brought together dog breeds from all over the world including Australia so you can learn more about their history, habits, personalities, and unique abilities. The more you know about dogs, the more you love them. Browse the dog breeds list below to read more about your dream dog.

Papillon

Papillon
Papillon
Papillon
Papillon
This breed appeared in paintings in the 1200s and was known then as the toy Spaniel and was owned by royalty and noblemen. Many paintings feature the toy Spaniel with dropped ears called the Phalene (moth) and the large erect ears of the Papillon.

AVERAGE LIFESPAN

Papillon''s can live up to 16 years of age.

BREED PERSONALITY, CHARACTERISTICS AND TEMPERAMENT

This breed is a friendly little dog and shows no aggression, it is clean and easy to manage in a small back yard or unit. It loves company, is very intelligent and can be taught tricks or obedience.

COMPATIBILITY WITH OTHER PETS

Will live happily with other pets, but care should be taken with larger dogs because of their small size.

CARE REQUIREMENTS

Needs regular brushing and bathing as they do shed their coat. Care must be taken with the ear canals on the drop-eared variety. Does not have many health problems, but can occasionally suffer from slipping patellas – check with breeder in this regard. Enjoys walks and regular exercise, but is quite happy in the back yard.

Please take note:
Because of its small size is not ideal for young children.

IDEAL OWNERS

This is a companion dog and so they do not live happily without a lot of human contact or living outside the home.

IN CONCLUSION

If you have decided that the Papillon is the dog for you and you are prepared to give this dog plenty of your time to keep it happy and entertained, contact one of the groups listed below:


Recommended Breeders

Breeder Name Kennel State
Helen Baldi Koolena VIC Contact
Sharon and Don Mahoney Mondelise NSW Contact
Robyn Brown Piarki NSW Contact
J Mann Caroblee QLD Contact
Royce Walters VIC Contact
Tracey Goulding Enve NSW Contact
Rosie Hawkins Papco VIC Contact
Noeline Quinn Quinvale QLD Contact
Corinne O'Connell calpap VIC Contact
Suzanne Goodchild Szzan VIC Contact
Ann Harragon Toistoree QLD Contact
Gillian Thorpe Graegill VIC Contact
barbara Stahl Starblaze VIC Contact
Dianne Marshall Pekeachoo QLD Contact
Melissa Thiele Paptacular NT Contact
Jayne McEwan Torabella VIC Contact
Christina John BASILIKA VIC Contact
Ian Rasmussen Ahmadi QLD Contact
Donna Marszal Gremlinz NSW Contact
Sharon Macfarlane Mondelise NSW Contact
Marlene Robbins Wanfae VIC Contact
Janine Moy Roseswain QLD Contact
Tracy Clements Emmoge NSW Contact
Jacinta Baker Beauchiot VIC Contact
Sharon Spooner Mondelise NSW Contact
Stephanie Rickard Wongan VIC Contact
Dave Lassam Kwanapaps VIC Contact
Noeline Quinn Quinvale QLD Contact


*** We have vetted and approved these independent breeders as meeting, at the time, our criteria for the reliable breeding, feeding, care and sale of suitable quality puppies of this breed. This does not mean that other breeders do not meet these criteria or are not otherwise suitable suppliers. Nor can our vetting and approval guarantee the quality of a breeder or puppy or that you will be happy with them. We disclaim any liability for the quality, acts or omissions of these breeders or their and our approval of breeders is not a substitute for you making all appropriate enquiries and checks (including veterinary checks) before choosing a specific breeder or puppy.


Canine Clubs

  • Australian Capital Territory:
    Dogs ACT
    (ACT Canine Association Inc)
    PO Box 815
    Dickson, ACT 2602
    Tel: 02 6241 4404
    Fax: 02 6241 1129
    Website: www.dogsact.org.au
    (Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
  • New South Wales:
    Dogs NSW
    (Royal New South Wales Canine Council Ltd)
    PO Box 632
    St Marys, NSW 1790
    Tel: 02 9834 3022
    Fax: 02 9834 3872
    Website: www.dogsnsw.org.au
    (Details current as of 10/10/2013)
  • Northern Terrority:
    Dogs NT
    (North Australian Canine Association Inc)
    PO Box 37521
    Winnellie, NT 0821
    Tel: 08 8984 3570
    Fax: 08 8984 3409
    Website: www.dogsnt.com.au/
    (Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
  • Queensland:
    Dogs Queensland
    (Canine Control Council (Queensland))
    PO Box 495
    Fortitude Valley, Qld 4006
    Tel: 07 3252 2661
    Fax: 07 3252 3864
    Website: www.cccq.org.au
    (Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
  • South Australia:
    Dogs SA
    (South Australian Canine Association Inc)
    PO Box 844
    Prospect East, SA 5082
    Tel: 08 8349 4797
    Fax: 08 8262 5751
    Website: www.dogssa.com.au
    (Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
  • Tasmania:
    Dogs Tasmania
    (Tasmanian Canine Association Inc)
    The Rothman Building
    PO Box 116
    Glenorchy, Tas 7010
    Tel: 03 6272 9443
    Fax: 03 6273 0844
    Website: www.tasdogs.com/
    (Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
  • Victoria:
    Dogs Victoria
    (Victorian Canine Association)
    Locked Bag K9
    Cranbourne, Vic 3977
    Tel: 03 9788 2500
    Fax: 03 9788 2599
    Website: www.dogsvictoria.org.au/
    (Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
  • Western Australia:
    Dogs West
    (Canine Association of Western Australia Inc)
    Cnr Warton & Ranford Rds,
    Southern River, WA, 6110
    Tel: 08 9455 1188
    Fax: 08 9455 1190
    Website: www.dogswest.com
    (Details correct as of 10/10/2013)