Featuring the black and white Papillon dog breed figurines, gifts and collectibles. The Papillon is a breed of dog of the Spaniel type. They are one of the oldest of the toy spaniels. Its name comes from the French word butterfly because its ears has long, fringed hair that looks like a butterfly. Their ears can be upright or dropped. A Papillon with dropped ears is called a Phalene which mean moth in French. These dogs have a white coat with patches of any colour covering the ears and eyes from back to front.