Papillon thread :D

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Snowygirl, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. Snowygirl

    Snowygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey papillon people!!
    i know that the papillon is kind of an unusual breed of dog......and i heard that they can be snippy
    or not so fond of young kids, but i have the SWEETEST pap ever. and i wodered if anybody
    else has papillons.....and i was also interested in showing, but i wasn't sure where to start.
    and also if anyone has pics i'd love to see them!
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    here's my darling, his name's pappi.

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    here's bella my golden and pappi my papillon (again [​IMG])
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  2. AnimalsComeFirst

    AnimalsComeFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sooooooo cute!!!!!! I love papillions! (I especially love Pappi!) [​IMG]
     
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  3. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    I've had three...and love(d) each of them so much!
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    Thi is "Stuff" (Ch. The Right Stuff CGC) - he was my absolute joy![​IMG]

    ...and this is Jasper (recue from a puppy mill in the midwest) -
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    Ans this is all three of them (the third one, down in front, is Cruizer
     
  4. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    Darn it! They got out of order, and I can't fix it from my tablt :-(
     
  5. ZoeZoo

    ZoeZoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I was little, I always wanted a tri-colored papillion named Maxine. They're so cute :)
     
  6. Snowygirl

    Snowygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My pap was a rescue....he's just over a year now. we'll have had him for
    a year on 2/27/12. i love him so much!! btw, Kelly G. i totally love
    the pics of your paps!! how old are they? my pap's fur isn't that thick...
    and i was wondering if mine was defective....[​IMG]
     
  7. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    No, NO!! His coat's not defective! It might not be show quality, but if it keeps him warm and dry, then it's not defective! :)

    Each of the three have very different coats - all functional...but I purchased Stuff from a breeder for the purpose of showing him, so his coat is the closest of the three to the breed standard.

    They typically have their full coat by the age of 2-3 years old...and the males typically get more coat than the females. I also used ShowSheen (from my horses) after each bath so that I didn't break any hairs as I combed him out. It takes a bit of work to maintain a show coat, but I wouldnt worry about that for a pet :) You'll make yourself nuts!

    I LOVE your Pap and that you rescued him!
     
  8. watchdogps

    watchdogps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got a retired show pap for my grandma. I wouldnt call paps snippy at all. Some are shy, but not snippy. At least none I have known. Here's a link that shows the one my grandma has - he is the third down on the right. He was called Danny, but that's my dad's name, so now he is Darby
    http://playtyme.us/Papillons.html
     
  9. Snowygirl

    Snowygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks so much!!!! i was a little worried about his coat.....i love your tri colored pap!!
     
  10. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We LOVE Papillons!

    My daughter enjoys training them.

    Here's a VIDEO of her first Papillon named Mani.
     

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