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Esprit Papillons


This site is devoted to the beautiful Papillon “the Butterfly Dog”. Our appreciation for the breed started as it did for many by watching the beloved Kirby win the Westminster Kennel Club Show. This beautiful little boy won the hearts of the viewers when he was photographed sitting in his loving cup award.  We had owned other breeds before but this breed was fascinating. After a lengthy search we finally found our little Tosha. She is now thirteen years old and has been a cherished member of our family. We now own several beautiful Papillons including Diego,  a proud result of our breeding program.

About Us

Garey and Patsy Kirk have recently moved to Cleburne, Texas.  Upon retiring from the Fire Department, Garey moved Patsy from the big city to the peace and quiet of the country which was a big change from Patsy’s life in the corporate world. We now had the space and time to expand our pet population. With the help and guidance of mentors Lee and Bee Beeson we were able to acquire our foundation Papillons and experience the dog show world. Our goal is to breed quality animals and to be good ambassadors for the breed and to promote these wonderful companions.  We recently qualified to be an AKC Breeder of Merit.

Our Champions

We are proud of our AKC Champs

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We have available puppies

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Future Stars

Watch for these Paps in the Show Ring

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