If you have the official name of the dog, you can look up health testing that was published through the OFA. Many breeders put their results on there.
Embark - Full genome testing
CPDT Trainer - directory
How much grooming does a Coton need?
If you like to maintain a long coat, frequent brushing, combing and bathing is required in order to keep them mat free. If you opt for a teddy cut, you can expect to have a full groom done every 6 to 8 weeks. Check out our grooming tutorial for detailed information on how to groom a Coton.
Are Cotons easy to train?
Cotons are very smart and learn quickly. Positive reinforcement is the best way to train. It is kind, scientifically proven and will help deepen your bond. If you are consistent and watch your puppy, training goes very quickly.
Are Cotons good for allergy sufferers?
Allergies are a tough one. They are considered hypoallergenic, however, lots of people are still allergic. It is best to test your allergies before going ahead.
What is the average life span?
Cotons typically live for 13 to 15 years.