Hybrid Breed

Cairn Terrier + Papillon


Cairn Terrier and Papillon Mix - a hybrid breed.

The Cairn Terrier and Papillon mix is a small, intelligent and energetic dog that is great for families. They are loyal and loving companions that will entertain you with their playful nature.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

This mixed breed typically has a soft, wavy, medium-length coat. The most common coat colors are white, black and brown. The Cairn Terrier-Papillon mix typically weighs between 3 and 5 kg and is about 25 cm tall.

Alternate Name -
Origin Scotland - France
Life expectancy 12 - 15 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Cairn Terrier and Papillon Mix - Such is probably his nature.

The Cairn Terrier-Papillon mix is a friendly, outgoing dog that loves to play and have fun. They get along well with children and other pets and make an excellent companion for an active family. These dogs are intelligent and quick to learn new tricks, and they love a challenge. They are also very affectionate and love to cuddle.

Cairn Terriers were originally bred in Scotland to hunt and kill vermin, and they still have a strong hunting instinct today. They are very independent and stubborn and can be difficult to train. However, they are also very loyal and protective of their family.

Papillons were originally bred in France to accompany the royal family. They are still considered one of the most popular companion dogs today. They are intelligent, gentle and loving and make excellent lap dogs. They are also very active and playful and love walks and runs.

The Cairn-Terrier-Papillon mix combines the best of both breeds. They are intelligent, affectionate and playful and make great companions for an active family. They are also loyal and protective and make excellent watchdogs. This breed needs a little more exercise and stimulation, so they are not the best choice for a family that is not willing to give them a lot of attention and activity.

What diseases can occur in Cairn Terrier and Papillon Mix.

The Cairn Terrier-Papillon mix breed, like any other dog breed, is known for its diseases. The most common disease that occurs in this dog is Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. This is a hip joint disease in which the ball at the top of the thigh bone deteriorates. It is a painful condition that may require surgery to correct. Other diseases that have been identified in this breed are patellar luxation, epilepsy, and deafness.

The coat of this breed is of medium length, dense and smooth. The most common colors are black, white and tan, but they can also be found in other colors like brindle, red and silver. The Cairn Terrier-Papillon mix breed is an adorable and unique looking dog that will make a great companion.

Fur length short - long
Fur rough-haired - flat coated
Ear shape Standing Ears
Tail short - rolled up
Anatomy strong, hefty, slim
Size ♀ 20 - 30 cm
Weight ♀ 2 - 8 kg
Size ♂ 20 - 33 cm
Weight ♂ 2 - 8 kg
Suitable For -
  • Joint problems

    Especially due to overweight, joint problems can occur in dogs.

  • Tartar

    If dogs don't get a good food or sugary food, tartar can quickly appear.

  • Patellar luxation

    Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.

  • A Cairn Terrier-Papillon mix is a cross between two popular purebred dogs, the Cairn Terrier and the Papillon. These two breeds are both known for their independence, intelligence, and alertness, so it is not surprising that their offspring inherit these traits as well. Therefore, the Cairn Terrier-Papillon mix is an active and playful dog that is best in a home with plenty of room to run and play.

  • The Cairn Terrier and Papillon mix is a small to medium sized dog, usually between 3 and 5 kg. They are usually between 20 and 25 cm tall.

  • The Cairn Terrier-Papillon mix is an active breed that needs plenty of exercise. A daily walk or play session is important to keep them happy and healthy. They also need a lot of mental stimulation, so puzzles, chew toys and interactive games are a great way to keep their minds active.

  • The Cairn Terrier-Papillon mix is generally a healthy breed, but like all dogs, they are prone to certain health disorders. Some of the most common health problems in this breed are patellar luxation, hip dysplasia and deafness.

  • The Cairn Terrier-Papillon mix is a good choice for families with children. They are usually well behaved and patient with children, and because of their small size, they are less likely to accidentally knock a child over.

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