Coton de Tuléar Club of the United Kingdom


The only Coton de Tuléar breed club in the United Kingdom recognised by the Kennel Club


We are the only official breed club for the Coton de Tuléar in the United Kingdom which is recognised by The Kennel Club.

We hope you enjoy visiting our website and find the information provided here useful, interesting and informative.

There are various sections on our site which cover all aspects of our very special breed, including health, and the Club itself. We have also provided what we consider to be a valuable guide to puppy buyers or anyone considering owning a Coton de Tuléar.

Thank you for visiting our website.

New Breed Standard

The Kennel Club have now placed the new breed standard on their website and you can access it via the link below:

All changes generate discussion and as a result the Committee felt it would be useful to share the process used to arrive at the new Breed Standard published by the Kennel Club.

It is a longish story and can be downloaded as a pdf document via the link below:.

Coton De Tulear Club of the United Kingdon - Copy


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Saturday 14th July 2018


Judges at Champ Shows 2017 with Coton Classes

Toy Day Show Judge

20th January Manchester Val Blore
10th March Crufts Dr Andreas Schemel
25th March UK Toy Dog Tony Allcock
29th April WELKS Howard Ogden
7th May National Margaret Mallows
19th May SKC L Pinto Teixeira
26th May Bath Jeff Luscott
2nd June Southern Counties Geofrey Curr
9th June Three Counties Jane Lilley
23rd June Blackpool Andrew Brace
30th June Windsor Lesley Mcleod
15th July Marston Green (club Show) Julie Baldwin
23rd July Leeds Albert Easdon
8th August Paignton Tim Ball
12th August Bournemouth Steven Bardwell
18th August Welsh KC Frank Kane
1st September City of Birmingham Vanessa Cox
8th September Richmond Kari Jarvinen (Finland)
17th September Darlington Paul Clayton
6th October South Wales SWKA Grace Colley
28th October Midland Counties Pauline Johns
5th November Breed Seminar
9th December LKA Helen Baxter

2017 Event & Show Calendar

Breed Seminar 2017

Do You have an Interest in the Coton de Tulear Then why not come along and find out more about this wonderful breed ? We are holding another Breed Seminar on Sunday 5th November 2017 at The Acacia Centre, Acacia Avenue, Annesley, Kirby in Ashfield, Notts NG17 9BH Start at 10am with tea & coffee. For more information contact: Jim Murdoch Tel: 0191 447 9660 Email:

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Club News Section

This is where you will find newsworthy information and articles of interest.

Code of Ethics

The Club has a Code of Ethics which Club members are required to conform to and a set of Objectives whose purpose are to further the development of the breed.

About the Breed

The Coton de Tuléar breed has an interesting history. To learn more about this and the breed in general please click on the picture above.

Breed Standard

‘A Breed Standard is the guideline which describes the ideal characteristics, temperament and appearance including the correct colour of a breed and ensures that the breed is fit for function.’

[Extract from the Kennel Club website]

The breed standard for the Coton de Tuléar in the UK is defined by The Kennel Club.

The link button below will take you the the section on the Kennel Club website that contains the breed standard:

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