The Butterfly Dog

Butterfly dog

The butterfly dog is a cute dog with a beautiful long, silky coat. The animal is cheerful and fits well in a family. In general, the dogs are good with children. However, it is important to explain to the children how they should play with the dog. This is because the Butterfly dog is a small animal and quite fragile. When the game gets too wild, he tends to defend himself.

The Butterfly Dog originated in the Low Countries and France, but the breed was further refined in Southern Europe. The animal dates back to the 13th century. The dogs were bred as companion dogs for noble ladies. It is therefore not surprising that the animal is depicted in paintings by Van Dyke, Rubens and Rembrandt, among others. The animal was popular with the nobility of the time. Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette, for example, were the happy owners of a butterfly dog.

Butterfly dogs are fun, friendly animals. They are cheerful and sociable. They are also good with children and other pets. They are also friendly to strangers. They can react when a stranger comes to visit, but that is often more out of enthusiasm than vigilance. The Butterfly dog, despite its small size, is not a typical lap dog. They love the proximity of people, but also want to be able to use their energy. The butterfly dog is a real companion dog. Therefore, it cannot be left alone.

The puppy needs to be socialised early on. Although the butterfly dog is generally friendly towards strangers, it is good to develop this instinct at an early age. By bringing the animal into contact with other dogs at a young age, it will grow up to be a nice adult dog. Small dogs generally take a little longer to become house-trained than large dogs. However, this is not so bad for the lepidopteran, the animal is housebroken rather quickly.

Characteristics Butterfly dog

Specifications Butterfly dog

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