Hybrid Origin: The Papichon is a hybrid between the Bichon Frise and the Papillon. Country of Origin: The Papichon originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Papichon is a designer breed created to make a great family companion. Breed Characteristics: The Papichon is loving, loyal, playful, and sweet. They tend to be intelligent and easy to train. The Papichon is social and enjoys being around people and other pets. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Papichon is 10 - 13 years.