The Papillion is named for its distinctive butterfly shaped ears (“papillon” means butterfly in French.) (1/14) by Judy Powell August 31, 2020, 6:25 am Credit Judy Powell 0 Previous 1/14 Next View full list See more Previous article Bred to be close companions to Chinese royalty, these dogs bond very closely with their humans, making them wonderful house pets. Next article They were first trained to assist Portuguese fishermen while they were out at sea. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.