Coton de Tulear

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Coton de Tulear
Royal dog of Madagascar

Madagascar/France, 1600s
This dog is related to the Bichon & Bolognese


Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-16 years of age

Weight & Height
12 to 14 pounds & 10 to 12 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Eye problems, kidney disease, thyroid disease

Physical Description
Small, well muscled dog. Eyes are dark and round. Nose is large and black. Ears are triangular and drop. The tail is low set.

Loving & friendly to its family yet wary of strangers. This dog is loyal and obedient and also usually good with children and other animals


Living Conditions
This breed will do ok in an apartment

Comb at least 2 times a week to keep coat from becoming matted

Moderate activity level. Daily walks should be sufficient

Coat Texture
Coat is medium length, soft, dense and cotton like

Coat Colors


White with Gray

White with Red


White Gray

White Red

2-4 puppies are usually born per litter.

Continental Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club

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Coton de Tulear Breeders

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