Coton de tulear

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Size : 5.5-7 kg (12-15lb ) , 25-30cm (10-12in )

Grooming : time consuming

Training : average

Colours : white,yellow and white , black and white

This breed is related to Italian Bolognese and the French bichon breeds , and like them , it is a loyal and sweet –natured companion , gentle with children , and friendly around other dogs . the long , fluffy white coat sometimes has yellow or black patches , the cotton de tulear may have arrived on Madagascar with French troops or administrators in the 17th century , and was a favorite breed in the southern town of tulear for centuries unknown in the wider world until about 25 years ago , its popularity has since grown .