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Learn About Coton de Tulear Pups!

Breed Overview

Also known as the “Royal Dog of Madagascar”, the Coton de Tulear is known for being a happy-go-lucky breed. They are oozing with charm and wit that just greets everyone with a bark to alert someone’s arrival. Coton de Tulear is one of the most extroverted breeds that is oozing with charm and intelligence, making them highly trainable and adaptable. These little fur babies also enjoy the company of their family, including kids of all ages and other family pets like other dogs and cats. Coton de Tulear likes to follow their humans around the house, and enjoys playing chase in and out of the house. Because they are naturally clownish and lighthearted, it is no surprise that Cotons usually provide amusement to everyone around them, making everyone fall in love with this tiny fur baby. If you are looking to complete your family with a canine that will get along really well with your kids and other fur babies, Puppies Direct can find the perfect match for you.

Characteristics of a Coton de Tulear
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Coton de Tulear Temperament:

Outgoing, Charming, Happy-Go-Lucky, Sociable, Trainable, Intelligent

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Average Full-Grown Weight:
8lbs - 15lbs 


Coton de Tulear Exercise Requirements:

Daily slow walks, playing fetch


Average Full-Grown Height:
9 in - 11 in 

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Are Coton de Tulear Pups Good with Kids?

Yes! Coton de Tulears are bred to be friendly and are therefore perfect for families with young kids due to their loving and playful nature.


Life Expectancy:
15 to 19 years

Is the Coton de Tulear right for you?

If the popular Coton de Tulear sounds like the perfect pup for you, contact Puppies Direct so we can get started on completing your family. If a pup isn’t available immediately, we will work with breeders from around the country to find the perfect Coton de Tulear for you. Puppies Direct works with only the most reputable breeders (no puppy mills!) and every pup comes with a one year health warranty, a 14 day viral/bacterial health guarantee and all DAP vaccinations. Every puppy also comes microchipped and registered with a free veterinary office visit with our partner veterinarian.

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