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Coton De Tulear Info

Coton De Tulear Breed Information

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Lifespan: 14-16 years Height: 10-12" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 4-6 pups
Group: Toy Weight: 12-15 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Small

Breed Overview

The Coton De Tulear is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 12 lbs that can reach 15 lbs. It is officially part of the Toy group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, NKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Coton De Tulear breed has a typical lifespan of 14 to 16 years, Medium hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Coton De Tulear should know that the average litter size is between 4 to 6 puppies.

Coton De Tulear Breed Characteristics

Group Toy Drooler no
Size Small Guard Dog no
Origin Madagascar Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic yes
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements daily
Barks Dangerous no

Coton De Tulear Temperament

gentle and affectionate dog that loves pleasing its master. Coton de Tuléars get along well with children and other pets and become very attached to their homes. This breed has been known to jump or walk on its hind legs as a trick.

Health Problems

no recorded health-related concerns or issues

Coton De Tulear Coat

Coton De Tulear Dog Colors

Varies from white, white with champagne highlights and a dusting of black hairs, to white with a few yellow or gray patches.

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