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Coton Connection, Issue #053 - The Best of 2015
January 05, 2016
Welcome Coton Lovers:

Happy New Year

The Best of 2015

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and I wish you a very happy, healthy, and prosperous new year. 2015 was a great year for me personally and a great year for We met so many new Cotons as heard from many of our old friends.

I thought I'd reflect on last year by sharing some of the more popular posts from the website. Here are some favorites from last year:

Thanks to everyone who takes the time to share on our site. I'm looking forward to another great year!

Does your dog make New Years resolutions?

It seems every year we make a list of things we'd like to change in our lives on January 1st. For most of us, that list is long forgotten by January 15th.

Maybe we can take some advice from our Cotons. You don't see our dogs making a list of things they're going to stop doing this year. What would it look like if they did?

If your dog was really going to make a New Years resolution it would probably be more like this:

Wouldn't it be amazing if we all lived this way?

Going to get fit this year?

If one of your resolutions was to exercise more this year, why not let your dog reap the benefits of your new lease on health? You're more likely to maintain an exercise routine if it's something you enjoy doing. One of the easiest ways to make a lasting change for you and your dog is just to move more in a fun way. I've got a garage full of exercise equipment collecting dust - it's just not fun for me. But walking Luc doesn't feel like exercise - it's more like fun.

Luc loves our walks; it keeps him healthy (prevents heart disease, aids digestion, and makes him happy to be around other people and animals). When there's bad weather and we can't go on our long walks, I can see the difference in Luc's behavior. He gets antsy and starts looking for trouble (eating inappropriate things, barking, etc).

Don't forget to keep your dog safe during these winter months during your walk. See how some of our visitors deal with winter weather here.

Happy Birthday Wishes:

Happy Birthday to all our Coton friends who celebrate birthdays in January:


Name Gender Home Town Birth date
Seminole Female Pensacola, FL 1/1/11
Bevo Male Woodlands, TX 1/3/12
Bailey Male Grayslake, IL 1/5/11
Theodore Male Canada 1/5/11
Qtip Male Union, NJ 1/5/13
Kyra Female Rocklin, CA 1/7/12
Cassi Female 1/8/10
Olivia Female Leominster, MA 1/9/09
Eleana Female Leominster, MA 1/9/09
Angelique Female San Diego, CA 1/9
Truffle Female Las Vegas, NV 1/10/10
Naya Female Santa Rosa, CA 1/10/10
Emma Female 1/11/11
Dottie Female Plainwell, MI 1/12/14
Athena Female 1/15/10
Wishes Female Tumwater, WA 1/16/12
Mirabella Female Columbus, OH 1/17/05
Barney Male Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 1/18/11
Gleason Male Centereach, NY 1/18/13
Barkley Male 1/23/10
Quinn Westland, MI 1/23/13
Candy Female Kirkwood, MO 1/26/11
Coco Female 1/27/08

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Gale and Luc

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