Hybrid Origin: The Papimo is a hybrid between a American Eskimo and a Papillon. Country of Origin: Papimos originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Papimo is a exceptional family companion. Breed Characteristics: The Papimo is a affectionate, friendly and an intelligant dog. The Papimo is a relatively quiet dog but can make a good watchdog. Papimos tend to be eager to please but must be trained at a young age or the Papipoo can be slightly stubborn. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Papimo is 10 - 13 years.