The Native American Indian Dog Coton de Tulear Mix, is a mixed breed dog resulting from breeding the Native American Indian Dog and the Coton de Tulear. Both of these dogs can be friendly but personalities differ, so you never know. The Native American Indian Dog is known for being patient, loyal, and alert. All dogs need proper socialization and that will be a big factor in how they interact with others. What does this mixed breed look and act like? Is it more like the Native American Indian Dog or the Coton de Tulear? Those are the questions we will try and answer below. Continue reading below to see pictures, videos, and learn more about the beautiful Native American Indian Dog Coton de Tulear Mix.
While we really recommend that you acquire all animals through a rescue, we understand that some people might go through a breeder to get their Native American Indian Dog Coton de Tulear Mix puppy. That is, if they have any Native American Indian Dog Coton de Tulear Mix puppies for sale.
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Native American Indian Dog History
The Native American Indian Dog might have descended from the Common Indian Dog. Most people think it came from the wolf. They are a nordic dog, that is well adjusted to the cold. They make good pets, hunting companions, and are good for activities such as skijoring. This is thought to be an incredibly old breed of dog. The breed was founded and trademarked by Karen Markel. Although they look a lot like a wolf, they are not wolf hybrids. They have more than likely been crossed with the Husky, Malamute, etc.
Coton de Tulear History
The Coton de Tulear was developed on the island of Madagascar. It is still the island's national dog. (Madagascar is still an island nation in East Africa). The best guess is that the Tenerife dog was brought to the island and mated with some native dogs which went on to create the Coton. Most of these original dogs were more than likely brought to the island aboard pirate ships in the 16th and 17th centuries. They were more than likely used as companions on the boats as well as to control rats. Although it doesn’t have a strong prey drive, so no one really knows. At one point in time the Malagasy royalty were the only people allowed to keep them. Over time they made their way to France and then to the rest of the world.
Native American Indian Dog
Height: 24 - 34 inches at the shoulder
Weight: 55 - 120 lb
Lifespan: 14 - 19 years
Coton de Tulear
Height: 9 - 12 inches at the shoulder
Weight: 7 - 13 lb.
Lifespan: 14 - 16 years
The Native American Indian Dog and the Coton de Tulear might be a little bit spunky. They can be an inquisitive little fella so keep on the lookout for that behavior! All dogs need attention and don't want to be left alone. That's why you have a pet, right? Plan on putting forth effort to socialize her as this will reap dividends in the long run. Please use always use positive reinforcement even though they can have a mind of their own. Enjoy being with your new mixed breed and love the relationship you will have with them.
All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems as all breeds are susceptible to some things more than others. However, the one positive thing about getting a puppy is that you can avoid this as much as possible. A breeder should absolutely offer a health guarantee on puppies. If they won’t do this, then look no more and don’t consider that breeder at all. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about health problems in the breed and the incidence with which they occur. We obviously recommend that you look for a reputable animal rescue in your area to find your new mixed breed. Health clearances prove that a dog has been tested for and cleared of a particular condition.
The Native American Indian Dog mixed with the Coton de Tulear might be prone to joint dysplasia, eye problems, allergies, among others.
Note that these are just common problems in both breeds.
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