Bright, smiling and filled with joy, the Coton de Tulear is a super fluffy, super friendly breed that hails from the African island nation of Madagascar. These happy-go-lucky companion dogs are closely related to the Bichon and share many of the same lovable characteristics.
These charming cotton-balls are affectionate, ultra-friendly lap dogs who love to be the center of attention. Coton de Tulear embody the perfect family dog - they're lively, loving, and get along with strangers, other pets and especially children.
Coton de Tulear are smart and take well to training. Always eager to please, they study their family closely and learn what type of behavior they prefer. These comedic pups are adaptable, easy to groom and even easier to love.
Coton de Tulear require a moderate amount of exercise but are typically is adaptable to their owner’s lifestyle. They love to go on long walks and play outside, but their small size means that the dog park with large dogs is not a good idea. If you’re looking for a high-spirited, well-mannered lapdog then the Coton de Tulear is your best choice.