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Italian Papihound

Italian Papihound

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-16 Years

Italian Papihound Build Information

The Italian Papihound is a small hybrid dog resulting from the crossing of the Italian Grayhound with the Papillon. These dogs reach no more than 15 inches in height, weighing roughly 10-18 pounds. Their coats may be medium to long in length with silky, glossy hair that is comes in many color mixtures, commonly black, blue, brown, tan silver, gray, and white.

Length (Male):13-20 in.
Length (Female):10-12 in.
Weight:15 - 25 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Italian Papihounds are very cheerful, alert, and social dogs that enjoy being around their families. Intelligent and eager to please, these little dogs will train up easily and quite enjoy picking up new tricks. Although small, they are very active and need plenty of exercise to stay happy and fit.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Italian Papihound Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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