Services – Find a Puppy – Before you Buy


Attention Coton de Tulear Puppy Buyers

Are you looking for a quality Coton that is pre-spoiled, parents health tested, and your next family member?  Please begin your search by checking our Breeders Directory. It is important that you feel confident with the breeder and the pup you choose BEFORE you buy.  Please ask breeders questions about their dogs, health and temperament guarantee, sales policies, experience, veterinary practices, and socialization of pups. Please note there is a difference in breeders that claim to be Code of Ethics Breeders and those that actually practice ethical breeding. 
Breeders listed on our Breeders Directory are defined by a standard of excellence. Our Breeders Directory are breeders that adhere to a set of ethical principles and are distinguished from those who exploit the breed solely for profit.  This listing is comprised of USACTC members who have met the requirements and been awarded the title of Code of Ethics Breeder.  Please take the time to vist the website of the breeders listed on our directory.Breeders of our Directory Listing must fill out an application each year listing their Cotons of Breeding. All must be health tested and obtain normal result on OFA Congenital Cardiac exams, Patellar Luxation and Cerf number before breeding.
These are  mandatory testing, but most of our Breeders will do MORE health test to ensure breeding only the best.  These breeders have the welfare of each individual Coton de Tulear, as well as the welfare of the entire breed, governs the behavior in all aspects of breeding. Puppy buyers can go to  to find results of health testing performed on each of their Cotons. Please note OFFA search will not produce results unless the name of the Coton is spelled correctly and exactly as listed by the breeder.

The inclusion of a breeder on this listing does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the USACTC. The USACTC, Inc. does not endorse any breeder specifically, but we do endorse our breeder’s directory. We cannot “guarantee” you that a puppy you purchase will be satisfactory in regards to health, temperament or conformation. We can only assure you these breeders have signed their agreement to follow the USACTC, Inc. Code of Ethics for breeding   The USACTC, Inc. takes no responsibility for the promises, guarantees or warranties to which a buyer and seller may agree.  It is the responsibility of potential buyers to ask questions and decide for themselves if they wish to do business with any particular breeder.

Breed Welfare Code of Ethics

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