Continental Toy Spaniel

The Continental Toy Spaniel, is a dog breed from the spaniel family. It comes in two varieties The Papillon and The Phalène. The most noticable difference between the two varieties are the ears, Papillon has upright ears and the Phalène has dropped ears. It is one of the oldest of the toy spaniels, it was given the name from its characteristic butterfly-like look of the long and fringed hair on the ears.
Continental Toy Spaniel Height


8–11 in (20–28 cm)

Continental Toy Spaniel Weight


5–10 lb (2–4.5 kg)

Continental Toy Spaniel Origin


France, Belgium

Continental Toy Spaniel Life Expectancy

Life Expectancy:

14-16 years

Dog Breed Characteristics

Energy Level
Grooming Needs
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Kid Friendly
Dog Friendly
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