Hybrid Breed

Bichon Frisé + Coton de Tuléar


Bichon Frisé and Coton de Tuléar Mix - a hybrid breed

The Bichon Frisé and the Coton de Tuléar are two of the most popular mixed breed dogs. They are both hypoallergenic and do not shed, making them ideal dogs for allergy sufferers or people who do not want to deal with dog hair. Also, both are intelligent breeds that are easy to train.

Alternate Name -
Origin France
Life expectancy 12 - 17 years
Care requirements low-maintenance - high-maintenance
Activity level low
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Bichon Frisé and Coton de Tuléar mix - Such is probably his nature.

The Bichon Frisé and Coton de Tuléar mix is a popular choice for those looking for a small, hypoallergenic companion dog. Although these two breeds share many physical and character traits, there are some important differences between them that potential owners should be aware of.

The Bichon Frisé is a descendant of the Water Spaniel and was originally bred in the Mediterranean region. They were once prized by sailors for their ability to keep ship decks clean and free of vermin. The Coton de Tuléar, on the other hand, originated in Madagascar and is believed to be a descendant of the now extinct Tenerife dog.

Today, both breeds are known for their playful nature and penchant for attention. They are also both relatively easy to train and make excellent companion dogs. However, there are some key differences in their characters that potential owners should be aware of.

The Bichon Frisé is generally the more outgoing and friendly of the two breeds. They love meeting new people and usually make friends quickly. However, they can also be very independent and don't always like to be taken care of.

The Coton de Tuléar, on the other hand, is generally more reserved and shy around strangers. It can take them a little longer to make friends with new people, but when they do, they are just as affectionate as the Bichon Frisé. They are also generally more independent than their Bichon cousins and don't like to be left alone for too long.

What diseases can occur in Bichon Frisé and Coton de Tuléar mix.

The Bichon Frisé Coton de Tuléar mix is a mixed breed that is known to be prone to a number of health problems. These include hip dysplasia, patellar luxation, and elbow dysplasia. Other health problems that have occurred in this breed include eye problems such as cataracts and glaucoma, and respiratory problems such as tracheal collapse. Some of these health problems can be alleviated with proper care and treatment, but others can be more severe and require lifelong treatment.

The Bichon Frisé Coton de Tuléar mix is a small dog with white, fluffy fur. The coat is soft and dense and may have some light brown or gray markings. The undercoat is soft and white. The Bichon Frisé Coton de Tuléar mix is an affectionate, gentle dog that gets along well with children and other pets.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Bichon Frisé Coton de Tuléar mix breed has a body length of about 33 cm and a weight of about 5 kg. They have a round head with a short muzzle and a black nose. Their eyes are dark and their ears are long and floppy. They have a short, fluffy coat that is white with some brown spots.

Both breeds need to be brushed regularly to prevent their fur from matting. The Bichon Frisé's coat is usually white or cream, while the Coton de Tuléar's coat can range from white to black. Both breeds need to be bathed regularly, although the Coton de Tuléar needs to be bathed more often due to its more active lifestyle.

Fur length short - long
Fur curly - wavy
Ear shape Floppy Ear
Tail fanned out
Anatomy dainty, dainty
Size ♀ 23 - 28 cm
Weight ♀ 3 - 5 kg
Size ♂ 23 - 30 cm
Weight ♂ 3 - 6 kg
Suitable For suitable for allergy sufferers, Children, suitable for allergy sufferers, Beginner, Children, Seniors
  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Patellar luxation

    Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • They are typically small to medium sized dogs with a fluffy white coat. They may have some light brown or black markings on their face and body.

  • Normally, these hybrids range up to 33 cm and around the weight of about 5 kg.

  • The average life expectancy of these dogs is 12 to 15 years.

  • No, these dogs do not usually bark excessively. However, they may bark when they are excited or when someone new comes to the door.

  • Yes, these dogs usually get along well with children of all ages. They are gentle and loving by nature.

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