17 Historical Facts About Coton de Tulear Dogs You Might Not Know

The Coton de Tulear has been a companion dog for hundreds of years and has a personality that matches its purpose. This breed is known for its playfulness and love of life. They love to bark but are relatively quiet relative to other breeds.

#1 The Coton de Tulear appeared on the island of Madagascar, where today it is a national breed.

#2 It is believed that the ancestor of the breed was a dog from the island of Tenerife (now extinct), which interbred with local dogs.

#3 According to one of the versions, the ancestors of the breed came to the island in the 16-17th century, together with pirate ships.

Alice White

Written by Alice White

Alice White, a devoted pet lover and writer, has turned her boundless affection for animals into a fulfilling career. Originally dreaming of wildlife, her limited scientific background led her to specialize in animal literature. Now she happily spends her days researching and writing about various creatures, living her dream.

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