Health Information

Coton Health

On this page you can find articles and resources with information about keeping your coton healthy. Remember, just like members of your human family, your canine family members need regular health care!  Some of our articles are old but never less helpful.  If you have links/articles to add, please send them to Include the link and the title of the article.

Links to Club History of Coton Health Information

DNA Certification and Identification Program


Links of Canine Health

Canine Health Foundation GENOME BARKS – PODCAST

Coton de Tulear Health Survey – OFA

What is CHIC

What Genetic Health Screens should my Breed Have?

Health Screening Clinics



The Psychological Benefits of Human-Animal Interactions

Pets and Holiday Hazards

Dog Flu

Animals steal defenses from bacteria

Plants Poisonous to Dogs

Poison Around the House – The Bad Stuff!!!

Toxic and Forbidden Foods

After the Walk

Ocular Diseases


 Help Links

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1-800-222-1222Act Fast

If you think someone’s been poisoned — act fast! Don’t wait to see what happens! Call the National Capital Poison Center RIGHT AWAY!!  Link attached below for a list of poision by catagory.

List of Poison

Animal CPR



Canine Health Foundation


Veterinary Genetics Services

Animal Science Department at Cornell University

American Veterinary Medical Association – AVMA