#8 Papillon - This deceptively cute, (I sure am) butterfly-eared dog is smarter, tougher, and stronger than it appears (it’s like the bionic dog). Often described as big dogs in little bodies, they have the athletic stamina to keep up on long walks, and the bravura of a canine ten times its size. The Papillon is a true companion and watchdog. Although they can be ferociously protective over what belongs to them, (Don't even think of touching my squeeky) their keen intelligence makes it possible to take them anywhere. (Did you hear that Mom? You can take me anywhere! Let's go!!) Let’s not forget they can be litter trained, (I don't know how I like that idea) a big plus.