| Papillon is French for butterfly. Papillon dogs get their name because of the butterfly-like shape of their ears. Papillons are depicted in Italian frescoes from the Renaissance. Papillons are a very old European breed that has been around for over 700 years. A myth exists that Marie Antoinette carried her Papillon on her way to the guillotine.
Rhode Island Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Bristol County - Bristol 02809
Spay/Neuter Assistance Program 401-254-1052
Newport County - Middletown 02842
Potter League for Animals 401-846-8276
Providence County - Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Defenders of Animals 401-738-3710
Providence County - Providence, Rhode Island 02904
Volunteer Services for Animals 401-273- 0358
Providence County - Providence 02906
Rhode Island Veterinary Association 401-751-0944
If you find any of the above spay/neuter information is incorrect,
or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
call Rescue Me! at 1-800-800-2099 with this information.