Coton de Tulears is a breed of small dog, originate from that magical island off the eastern coast of Africa, Madagascar. They typically grow to no more than 18 pounds, and are white, sometimes with gray, black, or tricolored markings. Cotons are known for a profuse white coat that is as soft as cotton. Their primary job is to provide amusement, comfort, and companionship. Although they can be excellent watchdogs, they get along well with cats, dogs and children. This social and affectionate breed can become attached to family members.
- Dog Breed Group: Non-Sporting group
- Height: 25 to 30 cm
- Weight: 8 to 11 pounds
- Life Span: 14 to 16 years
- Other Names: Coton