At A Glance

Size: Small

Weight: 12 - 15 lbs.

Height: 10" - 12"

Life Span: 13 - 14 years.

Coton de Tulear

Also know as: No Nicknames.

Group: Toy

Origin: Madagascar

Today's Role: Companion Dog

History and Facts: Named for the Tulear region of Southern Madagascar, this Bichon-type breed dates back to the 17th century.

Temperament / Behavior
The Coton de Tulear is gentle and affectionate.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Special Needs
Exercise: The Coton de Tulear requires moderate exercise.

Grooming: Daily, careful brushing is recommended for your Coton de Tulear. The coat should not be clipped, as this breed does not shed.


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