Is she really a coton?

Hi,
I bought my little precious about a mounth ago, but I think her ears are very different from the pictures I saw. She hรกs pedigree and was bought of a recommended kennel. Also, her temperament fits the desciption - she is a doll. What do you think?
Of course we are gonna keep her no matter what, we love her so much, I was just very curious! Tks


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Feb 19, 2014
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ears
by: Anonymous

Hi first your dog is adorable. I just find out about this dog breed and I want to take puppy Coton. I live in Europe country and as I did some research I find out that that on dome cotons their ears are more pircked and on some are totally flappy and longer. I personally love more shorter ears in cotons but my question is is there really difference between their ears od it just appear to me like that from the pics. Is there any possibility to know if one puppy when is baby if its going to have longer or shorter ears. Thank you

Jan 24, 2014
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They went down
by: Anonymous

Hi, we bought here in brazil, very far away! But as she grew up, the ears went down, its always like any other cotons!
Check it out a recent picture of my baby!
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/543/4vy2.jpg

Jan 24, 2014
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Westie ears
by: Anonymous

We just got a cotton also that has fully erect ears and were wondering the same thing. Our breeder is in Iowa (where was yours?) but does not advertise any westies. Our attitude is the same as yours - we love him to bits but it was sold (and priced) as a full coton.

Sep 21, 2013
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by: Iris

So cute! Yes, She looks like a Coton. I think it's just the haircut that make her look different,because as puppies the Coton may look like a long haired Maltese with the long hair on their ears, but a short haircut makes them look entirely different.Then they mature and sometimes the hair gets wavy and curly and even changes color like my dog did. I do mist of my own dog's grooming and like to shape his ear hair shorter in the back and longer toward the front, like a dutch boy. In summer I thin some of the thickness of the hair down and cut the hair shorter so his ears stay cooler.(like your dog's ears.)

Sep 20, 2013
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Coton characteristics
by: Vicky & Jonah

I would trust my breeder. As all dogs a Coton Had diff varieties mixed. Its probably the westie mix or Bologanese showing thru w/a little ear lift. Very very cute.

Sep 17, 2013
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chromosome check
by: karen

your vet can do a chromosome check. there are also kits you can send in on ebay. might be worth financially to check but also for any genetic dispositions

Sep 14, 2013
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Tks
by: Author

I want to thank u all for the answears, tips and complements about our princess!
I dont intend to do anything about the ears, its her charm! They go up when she is alert with some noise, and they go down when we come home!
And WE are very lucky to have her in our lives, she is really sweet and the cutest! Tk u all ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿพ

Sep 14, 2013
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Is she a coton
by: Cathy

All I know is what ever breed she is, she is too darn cute!!!!!

Sep 13, 2013
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:-)
by: Margo

I think she's friggin' adorable.. Congrats on your new baby!

Sep 13, 2013
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Suspicious
by: Mary I.

I have had three Westies (dearly loved them) and now have a 5 month old Coton. It appears you have a cross breed. That could be the best of both worlds, but cost may have been too high. I'd check it out with vet and breeder (s) in the area. Too adorable whatever her lineage! Love her!

Sep 13, 2013
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coton ?????
by: sherry cotton candie

She is very cute and congrats on your new baby.....I agree though she does not appear to be full coton. I don't know what westies sell for but do know the going price for cotons....I would be checking with the breeder and look at her parents.

Regardless she's adorable and glad you are giving her a loving home. Good idea to let her ear hair grow long, it will give her a more coton look if that is what you like. Enjoy her!

Sep 13, 2013
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Westies
by: Anonymous

If the kennel also has Westies than it probably does have some Westie in it..I can almost guarantee it.

Sep 13, 2013
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by: Anonymous

What kind of pedigrees exists? I live in Brasil, it says its affiliated to FCI, fecam and iku
I didnt met her parents, but resserched for a good kennel - although Its a rare breed here - and payd a good value.
I actually like her ears, its very cute...it just made me wonder...
The kennel has westies too, i thought maybe the female had a romance with the westie...lol
She is really great and caring, I just want to know the breed, what size she will achieve, those things!
Tks to all!

Sep 13, 2013
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by: Anonymous

I think her ears might be a little high -- I'd just let the hair on her ears grow long and they'll fall down and disguise the line, and probably the extra weight will pull them down too. Hey, we all have to do that (it's called fashion sense :) )

Sep 13, 2013
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cutie!
by: Anonymous

Her nose is a little light too or maybe it's just the lighting in the picture. My coton has a dark, shiny, black nose. He does have one ear that is a little more "up and triangled" than the other although not quite as much as yours. Not sure any of this helps you though. Did you see/meet your puppies parents before you bought? What did they look like? Either way - you have a very cute dog -Enjoy!

Sep 13, 2013
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Don't think so
by: Anonymous

I don't think it is 100% Coton..it has Westie type ears. What kind of pedigree do you have?

Sep 13, 2013
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ears
by: Anonymous

super cute! But I also question the ears...

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How can I know if my dog is a Coton de Tulear?

by Lourdes
(Florida)

I bought this cute little white dog as a pure maltese in a pet shop 2 years ago, they gave me the papers for me to register my puppy at the Continental and I did. When he grew up I notice he doesn't look to me like a Maltese and looking at information and pictures of the Coton de Tulear it seems to me he has more characteristics of the Coton than the Maltese . How can I find out what kind of dog he is? . I want Him to have puppies but I want to get for him a girl the same breed . Here some pictures of my dog Tobi.

Thanks for your information.

Lourdes Del Castillo

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Jun 11, 2015
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Good info
by: Sherry

I'm wondering about my registered Maltese. He definitely has that Coton hair, is rather long, and has the face of a Coton based on what I'm seeing on the Internet. He does have the Maltese curly tail. He can stand and jump on his hind legs and will do so for several minutes. He's not yappy, but makes several different sounds and barks when playing. He's very delicate boned, and walks and sits on the back of sofas and chairs just like a cat. Love him whatever he is!

Mar 30, 2013
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our dogs are alike
by: Anonymous

Hi, I'd also confuse about the real breed of my dog. I bought it as a mix maltese until now that he is already turning 3 yes.old I find him like a cotton due tulear. They have very similar face with mine.

Mar 30, 2013
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our dogs are alike
by: Anonymous

Hi, I'd also confuse about the real breed of my dog. I bought it as a mix maltese until now that he is already turning 3 yes.old I find him like a cotton due tulear. They have very similar face with mine.

Mar 04, 2013
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Coton boy for my coton girl
by: Anonymous

Hello everyone I am looking for a boy dog to get my coton pregnant. We want more puppies for our family. I was wondering if anyone would be interested. We can talk about cost throught email. If ur interested my email is rutkowski.sylwia@gmail.com

Feb 09, 2013
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Def a coton!
by: Jill

Your dog looks exactly like a Coton to me! We have one, and we have two neighbors with Maltese puppies, and I think there are very distinct differences in their facial features. In my experience Cotons are much more laid back, yet they are still very playful.

Oct 14, 2012
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Thank you Cecilia.
by: Anonymous

Thank you Cecilia, is true what you say ,we are very lucky having a dog, and when it is so special like this one it is more. It's funny but I didn't know Coton de Tulear existed until I reallize there was someting different in the one I have , that is why I did a search until I found this wonderful breed that matches in all his behaviors snd phisical characteristics.He may not be , but me and my 9 year old daughter are very happy with him .I know all of you that owns a Coton agree in the happines it brings to any family.

Oct 14, 2012
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Coton or? You are a double lucky person!!
by: Cecilia -Brazil

Dear Lourdes,
If your dog is a Coton, you are a double lucky person!!! I love all small breeds,but a Coton is so special!!!
I hope you have an answer for your question,but I think a person who has a dog is lucky.
My life has changed a lot since my coton came to my home!!!
I wish you the best!!!
Cecilia

Oct 11, 2012
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Anxiety jacket
by: Vicky & Jonah (Az)

I ran into a person at the dogpark who speaks highly of the new anxiety jackets. They travel with their dog & also it is afraid of storms. They say they used to use medicine now all they use is the jacket & it is great.

Oct 11, 2012
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by: Lourdes

Thank you all for your beautiful comments about my dog. Yes ,Tobi stands on his back legs a lot, since he was a puppy. Some people think it is a trick he learned, but he does by himself.He is around 9.8 pounds and also is like a little clown, is the most funniest dog I have ever had.The only problem I have with him is that he has separation anxiety, he doesn't like to be alone and may break shoes or papers or scratch the door or whatever is in his way if he stays by himself for a long time, besides that I love this breed either a Coton or a Maltese or other similar breed, they are related. Another thing is that he emits a noise specially when he yawns like if he were talking, i don't know if other breeds do that.
The DNA test is a good idea in order to breed him.

Oct 11, 2012
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As others have said, he is gorgeous!
by: Kathy

One of my girls looks like this also ... beautiful. Her hair doesn't mat as badly as my other two, but it does mat. And she is very talkative (loud at times). She is the largest of my 3 Cotons at 11 lbs. She isn't 2 yet, so I haven't had her tested yet. I would also like to be sure even though I have papers and can register her.

Oct 11, 2012
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Maltese
by: Vicky & Jonah (Az)

Simon & Schusters guide to Dogs by Gino Pugnetti 1980 copyright (Book)

www.dogbreedinfo.com (Web)Coton De Tulear, Cotons

These r a couple to look at Cotons & Maltese difference. Originally Cotons r said to be a bichon-type related to the French Bichons & the Italian Bolognese. Which means they have maltese in their heritage.

One big difference is that a Coton does not have silky hair. It is exactly like soft cotton with no exceptions. The faces will look the same since it is in their heritage. Urs honestly looks to me as a maltese just looking at how nice the hair lies.

I have owned a maltese & their characteristics r almost exactly the same to me. Kind, gentle, loving, clowns, bonds basically to 1 master thou luvs all in family. Luvs to stay close to humans is not like a terrier which will wonder away. Neither r needy dogs they luv attention yet r content to not smother u. Both r wonderful breeds to own. They even r similar in the way they walk & smile i.e. their butt looks like it hops sometimes.

She is absolutely gorgeous looks like my male Sach (maltese) who was with me for a wonderful 14 yrs. Even thou Sach was smaller then Jonah (Coton) when people look at pictues in my house they always mistake Sach for Jonah. Only when u look close do u notice the hair & a diff. in facial features.

If u decide to breed do not forget us & share the puppy pictures. The maltese heredity helped w/our lovely Cotons wonderful personality.

Oct 11, 2012
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COTON??????
by: sherry cotton candie

HE IS JUST ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!!......LOOKS LIKE A COTON TO ME. THEY DO FAVOR THE MALTESE ALOT, OUR DAUGHTER HAS A MALTESE BUT THEIR FACES SEEMED TO BE MORE DELICATE LOOKING COMPARED TO THE COTONS.

AS OTHERS HAVE SAID, THE COTONS WILL STAND AROUND ON THEIR BACK LEGS ALOT, LAY ON TOP OF FURNITURE LIKE A CAT, TEND TO SLEEP ON THEIR BACKS WITH BACK LEGS SPREAD APART AND FRONT LEGS BENT FORWARD AT THE KNEE.

I ALSO THINK THEY ARE LESS YAPPY AND MORE LAID BACK THAN MALTESES. IF YOU DO INTEND TO BREED I WOULD HAVE A DNA TEST RUN TO KNOW FOR SURE.

IN ANY EVENT YOU HAVE ONE BEAUTIFUL LOOKING DOG. ENJOY HIM AND THANKS FOR THE PICS.

Oct 11, 2012
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P.S. re: Coton or?
by: Iris Miller

Lourdes, Tobi is beautiful!
love, Iris

Oct 11, 2012
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Coton or ?
by: Anonymous

So funny, I always wonder that too, even though I bought my Coton from a breeder and have papers, his hair was just like a Maltese until he was about two years old, then he got matted and had to be shaved and the hair came back all cottony and white. I have no doubt Tuffy is a coton de Tulear, but I suspect many of those breeds, the maltese, bolongnese, and the rest of those little hairy non allergenic dogs might all be related. I am pretty sure a good Vet can do a DNA/Genetics test on your dog and tell you for sure the breed. Anyway, I love my Tuffy Coton, and since he s neutered, am not so concerned about accidentally cross breeding him. It probably wouldn't be a bad idea to cross a Coton with a Maltese, they are both smart, sweet tempered, beautiful dogs.
Love, Tuffy and Iris

Oct 11, 2012
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blood test
by: Anonymous

You can have a test done that will tell you what breed he is.

Oct 11, 2012
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Is my dog a Caton
by: Anonymous

He looks just like my Coton! My daughter has a Maltese, and your dog looks like my Caton. He should weigh around 12 lbs. Does he stand on his back legs to beg, sometimes sitting on his back legs? Is he a little thief? Good Jumper? The picture of him sitting is identical to mine.

Oct 11, 2012
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by: Melanie

How big is he? He is gorgeous,he looks just like my coton...the hair difference between cottons and Maltese is usually one way you can tell

Oct 11, 2012
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by: Melanie

How big is he? He is gorgeous,he looks just like my coton...the hair difference between cottons and Maltese is usually one way you can tell

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Is my dog a Coton de Tulear?

by Lee
(USA)



About a year ago I adopted what they called a "Westie mix" from a shelter...recently I have seen pictures of the Cotons and I have a feeling that my dog is one of them. Has anyone had any success with the DNA testing kits?

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Oct 20, 2010
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by: Anonymous

you should put a picture of your dog on here, than more people could help you with this. If you go onto wicyclopedia if will tell you about what a coton should look like. hope this helps a little

Oct 19, 2010
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Coton DNA Question
by: Gale

See my response to this similar post here.

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Opinions Please - What's My Breed?

by Jenny

Help, what's my breed?

Vana was rescued on the hwy 3 months ago and we are trying to determine her breed. Breeds that have been suggested: Havanese, Maltese, Coton de Tulear, havamalt, maltipoo, cotonese even shi-poo-

I have miniature schnauzers and don't know much about the other breeds except what I have learned from gathering info. Please tell me more about your breed. DNA results came in as: M. Poodle Mix/Portuguese Water Dog Mix might make up the mix: American Eskimo Dog, Coton de Tulear, Dachshund, Silky Terrier ,Chihuahua.

Results are being reanalyzed Porties can be 65lbs! The are re-checking the coton marker to see if the wrong family tree was followed by the computers- they do not have any cotons listed in their gallery?

Tell me what you think please:
http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=104575&id=1448237825&l=8d523743b2 What breed am I: Desctiption of Havana White: about 10 inches height/ about 14 inches long- body like Falcor- Dragon Dog from Never Ending story longer than tall weight- when rescued 7.12lbs , now 9.3 lbs eyes- not completely round like a bichon frise, dark rims, wide set ears -triangular, high set,dropped, thin leathers coat-white with champage, golden color tail and rim of ears, texture- wavy,soft ( groomer said cottony), airy, fine, not a dense or double coat, not curly- brushed out hair is similar to my schnauzers combed out undercoat in texture. Tail- low set tip up when relaxed, feathered over back when excited or happy. bite- scissor bite- thin black lips likes to walk on her hind legs and jump, has a springy, bouncy gait, very vocal when playing grunts and growls almost as if talking- we say she is like a little bear cub, loves to be held , up in your lap, separation anxiety, hates the cold( but that may be just because she was rescued from the cold- it got down to 26 the night my husband found her)

I am trying to grow her hair out so I am trying to find out how best to take care of it, Thanks, Jenny

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Dec 05, 2014
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Flash back NEW
by: Jenny

This was awhile ago! We did a DNA test on Vanna and since the breed is not that well known they couldn't tell if she was 100% but they said she was a Coton de Tulear.

Dec 05, 2014
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please help me identify my dog's breed NEW
by: Gia

I am trying to find my childhood dog now that my kids are asking for a pet. They've seen her pictures and they want the same dog. I know it was a mix but I have no idea what!! I keep looking at the full grown pictures of similar types on the net but I just can't be sure which one. I am sure some of you guys are very knowledgable in this matter. Please help me identify the dog in the picture attached. All the babies look very cute, but I have to know if the baby I get will look like my old dog. It seems like there is such a thin line on similar breeds... the hair could be too thick (my dog's hair was very light, not thick at all. It was all white and the tail was in layers (not sure how else to describe that but it seems like the tail could help in identifying her..) Maltese/shitzu?? Multichon?? Cotonese?? I am so confused at looking at all os the pictures.. please help!!

Apr 21, 2011
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I think Vanabanana is at LEAST part Coton!
by: Julia

Hello,

Your dog is beautiful =-) It horrifies me that people could leave behind perfect animals like this one, and you are an angel for saving her.

The funniest part of your description, and the part that I connected with the quickest, is that she looks like "Falcor- Dragon Dog from Never Ending story, longer than [she is] tall," because when my Coton's facial hair is especially grown out and he has a big beard, that's what my brother and I always say he looks like!!

I think her nose and mouth look a little Maltese-ish, but other than that, the tail is spot on, the fur looks right, and the ears look the same as Frankie's, plus the common personality traits, the way she "smiles..." She really reminds me a lot of my dog.

Even if you don't find out the "truth," the most important thing is that you saved her and that you have given her an amazing life. I'm sure she has given that happiness right back (if she's part Coton like I think she is, then there's a 105% chance of returned happiness)

=-)


Apr 20, 2011
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Definitely Coton within
by: Dee

I was reading your FB page (the link you provided), and all of the traits are definitely coton! I don't think you could have described my Spanky any better! Springy gait, grunts and growls while playing, sitting on my lap, hind legs, being held... that is my baby to a T and he is a full Coton. She sure looks and acts like a coton so i would think she does have some in her.

Apr 20, 2011
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Breed..
by: Michelle

Vana looks like my dog Marie Antoinette. Marie is a Cotonese. Her Mother full Coton de Tulear, her father full Maltese.

Here is a link to pictures of Marie so you may compare...http://www.facebook.com/media/set/fbx/?set=a.10150242972263777.313087.510333776&l=281ffc6721

Apr 20, 2011
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what kind of dog
by: Diane

Jenny- any time you do a DNA on a dog you are going to get all kinds of breeds mixed in- this is true on mixed breeds. It sounds like a Havanese mix. Can you try and attach a picture again? I own a Malagasy Coton and he is pure white with gray/champaign color in the long hair on the ears only. His hair feels like cotton and looks like it and is thick. Again- try to attach a picture for all of us to see. No matter what she is love her and give her a good home. Have her spayed and shots up to date. I live in FL and there are dogs being dropped on the interstate and the time- if I ever got my hands on the owners I could not be held responsible for what I would do!

Apr 20, 2011
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by: Jenny

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/fbx/?set=a.1787944065557.104575.1448237825&l=8d523743b2

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Is my dog a Coton?

by miia
(Los Angeles, CA)

We found our little Gypsy about a year ago on a cold rainy night in front of our house eating trash. Long story short, he is now part of our family and is inseparable with my hubby. Since we take our dogs everywhere with us, people often ask us what breed he is. Our vet just told us he might be a Maltese, but we think he is way to big to be a Maltese (16-17 lb). So we are always curious what he might be, but regardless what he is, we love him the same.

When I was reading the personality of Coton, it's exactly describing our Gypsy. He is about 16-17 lb, extremely friendly with everyone (dogs, kids, people). He is very eager to please, very playful and mischievous. He has a very pronounced black nose and long nostril. He doesn't shed, and has pure white coat.

Here are some of his recent photos (after he got cleaned up. When we first found him, he was brown dog). I would greatly appreciate if someone cam give us some input on his possible identity. Thanks in advance~!

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Feb 19, 2014
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probably a mix NEW
by: shseryl

He looks like my twins and they are malte- cotons.

Jan 15, 2011
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DNA testing?
by: Gale

Unfortunately, none of the DNA testing sites that I've found include the Coton in the list of breeds that they test for. They tend to test for the most popular breeds and rare dogs like the Coton are not in their testing database. But... they do add breeds all the time so maybe some time in the future there will be a way to do DNA testing for the Coton.

Jan 14, 2011
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dna my dog
by: Anonymous

he looks to me like some kind of maltese or lhasa apso mix. possibly poodle. it's hard to say, and I'm no expert. but, there's a website called DNA my dog that I found through a local shelter website you could try out. it's a little pricey, but if you really want to know, it would be worth it.
http://www.dnamydog.com

Jan 02, 2011
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Tall
by: Anonymous

How lucky you all are. Gypsy looks like the rare tall Coton. His legs are longer than the average. He's adorable.

Jan 01, 2011
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Thank you~
by: Anonymous

Thank you so much for your input~ Happy New Year :)

Jan 01, 2011
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Gypsy
by: Gale

Gypsy sure does look like he's a Coton or is at least part Coton. Some times the Maltese and Coton can look alike if they have similar haircuts. The coat can usually help distinguish the two - they both have soft coats, but the Coton's coat texture is cotton-like and the Maltese is silky. Gypsy's height is also more in line with a Coton. He's definitely a cutie no matter what he is. He's so lucky to have wandered into your life.


Jan 01, 2011
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Is my dog a Coton?
by: Joyce

I had the same problem - JR was gotten from a Shelter and they said he was Maltese Poodle. His body frame is different from a Maltese of Poodle. We think he's a Coton too. He's a cutie.
Good Luck - he sure looks like one.

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What distinguishes a Coton de Tulear from other small white dogs?

by Shannon

I have done my research and Coton de Tulear is definitely my breed of choice. However they are very expensive. I have been looking at animal shelters. I truly get confused with any small white long haired dog. How can I tell that its a Coton?

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Oct 25, 2010
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THE COTON LOOK
by: IRis Miller

Look into the eyes, a Coton has a look that says "I LOVE YOU"
I have had several dogs in my lifetime but none as sweet and expressive as my Coton. Maybe you'll think I'm nut, that's okay, but I do believe Tuffy and I communicate telepathically. He is always watching me and staring at me, as if he is reading me, and always knows my next move.
Best of luck, I hope you find a Coton too.

Oct 24, 2010
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Lots of cute white shaggy dogs
by: Gale

That is a very good question. Many of the small white long haired puppies do look alike. It gets easier to tell them apart as they get older and their features become more pronounced. It also gets tricky with all the mixed breeds out there.

I would suggest taking pictures with you of the Coton (as well as some of the similar white breeds so you can rule them out such as the Bichon, Westie, and Maltese). The Coton can usually be distinguished by the cottony feel of their coat and they also have a larger head with a more predominant nose than other small white dogs. It took my dog months before he grew into his big black nose :)

I do understand your confusion though. Just look at the photos on this site of all the Cotons and you can see that even within the breed there are differences. Different sizes, hair color, and hair cuts can give them unique looks.

Good luck with your search!

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Is our Bailey a Coton de Tulear??

by Nicole Auger
(West Covina, CA)

My husband and I were blessed to have our Bailey show up on our doorstep one day. While we searched for his family, we fell in love with him and he's been with us ever since.

He is extremely playful, follows us on our heels, always wants to sit or sleep on our laps and gives kisses constantly. He has major separation anxiety problems, to the extent of not being able to be in a room alone, let alone home alone.

I thought he may be a Cockapoo, especially with his one light brown ear, but I've never been able to pinpoint his breed exactly...until I came across the Cotons.

The only thing about Bailey that makes me think he may not be, is that his nose is mostly brown with black around the edges (almost like he rubbed the black off).

What are your thoughts?

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Jan 29, 2011
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Bailey is a Coton
by: Anonymous

Bailey sure looks - and acts - like a tri-colour Coton!! As they grow up, the lose most of their colour, but not all. My puppy's hair is curly like his when it's short and is kind of squiggly when it gets long until I blow dry it.

Cotons are famous for their kissing and dancing on their hind legs. Hope you had the vet check for a tattoo or microchip, since most Cotons are chipped before they leave their first homes.

Jan 29, 2011
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Bailey
by: Pamela

What a cutie. Bailey looks like a Coton, but looks like my Maltese Poodle mix too. Bailey's hair seems curly like my Trinket. I also have a Coton de Tulear.

I am glad Bailey found you. Its nice to know Bai will be loved and spoiled.

Jan 20, 2011
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We're the lucky ones!
by: Nicole Auger

Thanks for your responses! I have to say that my husband and I are the lucky ones. Bailey is such a sorce of joy and many laughs at his silliness. He "dances" or twirls on his hind legs when you hold his ball and is quite a talker.

We love this little man, regardless of his breed but I am glad to know that there are others out there like him. If the others are anything like him, I'm sure there are many families that have the same love for their babies that we do.

Jan 20, 2011
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Bailey
by: Joyce

Good Luck with your boy-he's adorable. Joyce

Jan 20, 2011
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lucky dog
by: Iris Miller

Another lucky dog for being found and adopted by a loving family, both lucky to have each other. It is heartwarming.

Jan 20, 2011
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Bailey
by: Gale

Bailey sure looks like a Coton to me. As far as the nose goes - some Cotons can lose some of the black pigment on their nose. This happened to Luc a couple of years ago and the Vet said there was nothing I could do. But, one day his big beautiful nose turned black again.

Anyway, Bailey is adorable and very lucky to have found a good home.

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