Coton de Tulear

  • Size

    Small
  • Height

    Females – 9 to 10 inches; Males – 10 to 11 inches
  • Weight

    Females – 8 to 13 pounds, Males – 9 to 15 pounds
  • Coat

    Long
  • Color

    White
  • Energy

    Medium
  • Activities

    Conformation, Agility, Obedience, Rally, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Indoor

Characterized by his fluffy, cottonlike coat, the Coton de Tulear is a bright and charming little dog that thrives on human companionship. His name is derived from the French word “coton,” meaning “cotton,” and the port of Tulear in Madacasgar, where the breed originated. He has a knack for performing tricks, and his sweet, smiley expression conveys his happy, personality. The Coton de Tulear’s soft, supple coat should be brushed several times a week.

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