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The Coton Tzu has long, silky hair that can be black with white and silver patches. The body most often resembles the Shih Tzu with the tail curling over the hind quarters. The face resembles the Coton De Telear. The eyes are round and black centered above a black nose.

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Character


The Coton Tzu is an intelligent breed that responds well to training. This breed has a lot of personality and generally will strive to please its owners. It enjoys games of fetch and following simple commands. This breed is food motivated which aids in training. The Conton Tzu enjoys frequent walks and playing outdoors with its owner.

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Size


11 inches
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Weight


7-15 pounds
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General Health


No health issues known.

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History

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Maintenance


The Conton Tzu requires bathing every 2 to 4 weeks but could be bathed less if skin irritations occur. Most owners choose to brush a Coton Tzu weekly to prevent matting. The fur under the eye may mat from eye discharge if not wiped away daily with a warm rag.

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Ideal Environment


The Coton Tzu is adapted to apartment living and does well with large or small families. It prefers children and enjoys them as playmates.

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