Coton De Tulear

The Coton De Tulear absolutely loves to be around people and is considered to be an amiable charismatic little dog that is great around children.

These dogs are quite smart and are fairly easy to train and always ready for a good play. These dogs make the perfect companions and do not like to be left alone.

Coton De Tulear Facts

Coton De Tulear

Exercise Requirements:      2 star rating

Good with Children:             5 star rating

Easy to Train:                        3 star rating

Good Watchdog:                    3 star rating

Low Shedding:                       4 star rating

Good with Other Pets:         3 star rating

Vital Statistics

Size: 25-30 cm (9-11 in)

Weight: 4-6 kg (9-13 lb)

Coat: Fluffy long and soft fur that is quite thick

Colour: White or white with light grey

Lifespan: 14-20 years

Special Characteristics

This dog will do everything it can do to please you and make you happy, it will always want to be by your side. These dogs love to play and clown around and will be friendly with everyone in the family.

Exercise Requirements

These little dogs love to play at home, so their exercise demands are not high at all. One good walk each day is enough to keep this breed of dog happy and content.

Attitude Towards:

Owners: Devoted to their owners and family members, will follow you around the house by your side all day long.

Children: These dogs love to be around people and are no different with children. Loves to play with kids.

Other Pets: These dogs love to be around people and will get along well with other pets, they crave company.

Strangers: Are great around strangers if well socialised from an early age.

Other Unfamiliar Dogs: They are great around other breeds of dogs and other cotons, they are even known to get along well with cats.

What to Watch Out For

Their coat is thick and does need daily grooming to stop the fur from matting. These dogs have been known to be rather difficult to house train, even though they are quite smart.

Health Risks

A few things to take note of here; Luxatin patellas, hip dysplasia, progressive retinal atrophy.

Ideal Owner

The perfect owner of this dog is going to have to have the time to satisfy the dogs need to play. These dogs need to be around people most of the time and will not do well left home alone for long periods.

More Photos

Coton De Tulear puppy Coton De Tulear all white laid in the garden

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