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The Pom-Coton is a cross breed of the Coton De Tulear and the Pomeranian. This is a fairly new breed. This dog inherits all the lovable features of its parents and a small, cute dog looking at which it would be impossible not to love. They do tricks to get the attention of the family members. This sweet dog loves to be cuddled and sit on the lap of the owners and get patted. Their life expectancy is between 14-16 years.

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The Pom-Coton dog is affectionate, loving, loyal, playful, intelligent, and alert breed. With early socialization, they even become friends with kids and other pets. They are wary of strangers. Being an intelligent breed, they have training issues, and the way to overcome this is by having short training sessions with fun-filled activities in them. It is very important to engage them in proper physical and mental activities otherwise, it may result in behavioral changes by becoming destructive in nature. It is advised to socialize and train them at an early age as it may become problematic to train them at a elder age.

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8-12 inches.
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3-15 lbs.
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General Health

There are often arguments that mixed genetics in dogs reduces health risks, these are not backed by any scientific proof whatsoever. Below are some health problems to which the Pom-Coton can be at risk to as their parents suffer from the same, as no exact official data is available: Major Concerns Patellar Luxation Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) Cerebellar Abiotrophy (Ataxia) Minor Concerns Mono/Bilateral Cryptorchidism Hydrocephalus Tracheal Collapse Sick Sinus Syndrome

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The Pom-Coton is cross of the Coton De Tulear and the Pomeranian. This is a new breed, and not much data about its origin is known.

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The Pom-Coton may or may not be hypoallergenic, as this quality is derived from the Coton parent. This breed is known to shed less, so maintenance of this breed is not a problematic issue. They have a long, dense coat which requires to be brushed at least three times a week loose hair and dirt may be removed from the coat. Regular bathing is not required. It is advised to check the ears of you Pom-Coton regularly for dirt build up and clean the ears with a cotton ball. Their teeth should be checked and brushed at least three times a week such as to avoid dental issues. The nails of your Pom-Coton should be trimmed as and when required.

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Ideal Environment

The Pom-Coton requires 30 to 60 minutes of daily activity and exercise. This can be in the form of walks, playing fetch and frisbee in the yard and also the occasional trip to the dog park. Being small in size, they can adapt to the lifestyle of apartments as well, but their daily activity and exercise needs must be met. If their activity and exercise needs are not met, it can lead to behavioral changes. They like moderate climatic conditions, and special care needs to be taken during hotter and colder climatic conditions.

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