Facts & Origin
Tibecot: A delightful mix of Coton de Tuléar and Tibetan Terrier.
The Tibecot is a mixed breed created by crossing the Coton de Tuléar and the Tibetan Terrier. Both parent breeds are known for their endearing personalities and striking coats, making the Tibecot an attractive companion dog. As with many mixed breeds, the Tibecot's exact origins are unknown, but it combines the best traits of its parent breeds.
Suitability as a pet
Thanks to their loving and friendly nature, Tibecots make excellent pets for families and individuals. They get along well with children and other pets and adapt well to a variety of living situations, from apartments to homes with large gardens.
|Origin||France - Tibet|
|Life expectancy||12 - 17 years|
|Activity level||low - average|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Character and temperament of the Tibecot
The Tibecot is known for its friendly, loving and playful personality. These dogs are intelligent and learn quickly, which makes them excellent candidates for training. They are also very affectionate and enjoy the company of their family members.
In summary, the Tibecot is a delightful and lovable mixed breed that combines the best of the Coton de Tuléar and Tibetan Terrier. With proper care and training, the Tibecot can become a loving and loyal family companion .
Care and health
Grooming a Tibecot can be intense due to their long and thick coat. They require regular brushing to prevent matting and knots, and occasional baths to keep their coats clean and healthy.
As with all mixed breeds, Tibecots can be prone to health problems common to their parent breeds. These include eye and ear problems, hip dysplasia, and certain skin problems. It is important to choose a responsible breeder who will perform health tests on the parent breeds to minimize the risk of inherited diseases.
Appearance of the Tibecot
The appearance of a Tibecot can vary depending on the parent, but some characteristics are fairly constant.
- Size: this mixed breed usually reaches a height of 25 cm to 40 cm.
- Weight: An adult Tibecot weighs about 6 kg to 12 kg.
- Coat: The Tibecot inherits the long, soft and thick coat of its parent breeds. Coat colors may vary and include white, black, brown, gray, or a mixture of these colors.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
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.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
The metabolic disease diabetes often occurs in overweight dogs.
Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.
Once the puppy is 8 weeks old and has completed its vaccination regime, you can slowly start the first exercises.
They love to play, run, swim, hike and hunt.
He needs at least 45 minutes of exercise per day.
They are not good candidates for being left alone for long periods of time.
These mixed breeds are not an aggressive hybrid breed. They should usually get along well with other pets, especially if socialized early.