Dog Breeds - Coton De Tulear

Breed :       Not AKC Recognized
Weight:      12 - 15 lbs
Height:       10 - 12 inches
Color(s):    White or white and black. White is preferred.

Coton De Tulear breed Information:
Coton De Tulear is a small breed of dogs, having emerged in the island of Madagascar in the early 20th century and is named after the city of Tulear in Madagascar and its cotton textured coat. They are still considered a rare breed and have not yet been recognized by the American Kennel Club.

Coton De Tulear Health and Diseases:
It is generally a healthy breed living for 15 to 17 years but like all breeds they too have certain health issues which include:
  • Heart problems
  • Liver shunts
  • Back (disc) problems
  • Eye problems