Number thirteen on our list is the alert, friendly and ever so happy Papillion pup! These pups are great problem solvers and are eager to learn, which makes them excellent service dogs and excel at competing in obedience trials. These cuties are small and full of smarts. They are unique and a great source of constant joy.
The papillon is originally from Italy and has been depicted in famous works of art throughout history. One well known piece of art is the Venus of Urbino. This dog breed has a long history of being the dog of choice for royalty and was said to be a favorite of Marie Antoinette. Much like royalty this dog breed is said to be aloof, but in the case of the dogs they’re only so with strangers. These pups are great problem solvers and eager to learn. Papillons are known to be excellent service dogs and excel at competing in obedience trials.