Papillon and Phalene


The Papillon (French pronunciation: ​[papijɔ̃], French for 'butterfly[-eared]'), 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. A Papillon with dropped ears is called a Phalene, which translates to moth in French.

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Also known as

This breed is also called Continental Toy Spaniel Papillon, Papillion, Papillon, Papillon Dog, Papillon and Phalene as well as Phalène.

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