Health issues

All American Coton Club Code of Ethics Breeders make a commitment to health testing their breeding Cotons to help ensure the best possibility of producing healthy offspring.


ACC will have a comprehensive list of known health issues reported in the Coton de Tuléar and will explain them on this page. Please check back soon as this page is a work in progress.



Dr. Bruce Grahn's study


Back Problems

Spinal Disc Disease

Back Study













Breeding Strategies

Minimizing Genetic Disease


Breeding Strategies











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