Facts & Origin
Origin and history of the Powderpap
The Powderpap is a fascinating hybrid breed created by crossing a Papillon and a Chinese Crested Dog. This mix combines the characteristics of both breeds and is becoming increasingly popular as a designer dog. The Powderpap's origin lies in the purposeful breeding of designer dogs to create a charming and unique companion. The description of the Powderpap is based on general characteristics of the breed. Each dog is individual, and actual appearance and behavior may vary.
Suitability and attitude
The Powderpap is well suited for dog owners looking for a lively and loving companion. Due to its small size, it is also suitable for families with children. The Powderpap needs adequate exercise and mental stimulation to live out his energy and stay mentally healthy.
|Origin||China - France|
|Life expectancy||12 - 15 years|
|Activity level||low - average|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of the Powderpap
The Powderpap usually possesses the following character traits:
- Lively and playful: The Powderpap is known for his lively and playful nature. He loves to spend time with his owners and enjoys being active, whether playing indoors or going for walks outdoors together.
- Intelligent and eager to learn: he is generally intelligent and easy to train. The Powderpap can quickly learn new commands and tricks and enjoys being mentally challenged.
- Affectionateand loving: The Powderpap often develops a strong bond with his owners and seeks their closeness. He is known to be a loving and loyal companion and can develop a close relationship with his family.
- Gregarious and Friendly: He is usually sociable and friendly towards other dogs and people. The Powderpap can do well in a variety of social situations and environments.
- Low maintenance: the Powderpap's silky coat requires regular brushing to prevent matting. Other than that, the amount of grooming required is low.
With proper care, loving training and adequate attention, the Powderpap can become a wonderful companion dog and loyal family member.
Health and care
The Powderpap is generally a robust and healthy dog. However, he may have genetic predispositions of both parent breeds. Regular vet visits, a balanced diet and proper grooming are important to maintain his health.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Powderpap is a small dog with a shoulder height of about 15 to 30 centimeters and a weight of 2 to 5 kilograms. His appearance is a charming combination of the characteristics of both parent breeds. It often has the characteristic upright ears of the Papillon and the silky, long-haired coat of the Chinese Crested. The coat can come in a variety of colors such as white, black, brown, or brindle.
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A Powderpap is a cross between the Papillon and the Chinese Crested dog, sometimes called a Pekingnise or Poofon.
These hybrids reach a height of about 18 to 38 centimeters and a weight of about 2.7 to 6.8 kilograms.
They are very energetic and intelligent dogs that are extremely playful and affectionate. They are very loyal to their owners and love to be close to them.
They usually have a long coat, which is usually a combination of the colors of the Papillon and the Chinese Crested. But it can also happen that they have only short hair.
These dogs should be brushed regularly to avoid tangles. Also, this breed is advisable to regularly check the ears and teeth and keep them clean.