Coton de Tulear

Breed: Coton de Tulear

Family: Pet Dog

Nationality: Madagascar

Weight (kg): 4 - 7
Size (cm): 25 - 32
Hair type: Cotton

Color Standards: White; some blonde spots, especially on the ears, are accepted.

Origin and History: Ancient bichon strain that was introduced by French troops in Madagascar, where the breed developed.

Personality: Robust, resistant, very lively, likes to swim, stirring, turbulent with an assertive, affectionate and devoted character, barker, requires a firm and early education.

Health problem known: No problem known to date.

Note: Breed still little known off its island of origin.