Your Papillon is a great candidate for the
AKC's Canine Good Citizen Program (CGC)
Welcome to the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) Program. Started in 1989, CGC is a certification program that is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club. (re-written from the AKC Club)
AKC’s Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) Program
It's a nice thing to do for you and your Papi, and the base of good training in obedience and other dog sports.
It will give him great self confidence, and he will be even a better companion for you and your family.
A Papillon is a great dog to take for a visit in a Nursing home..