As one of the most popular breeds in the world, the Beagle needs no introduction. The Coton de Tulear is far less well-known, however, but is a playful and affectionate small dog. Cross the two breeds together and you get the Coton-Beagle, a loving and loyal hybrid with a wonderful disposition.
If you're searching for a fun and devoted canine companion, this could be the breed for you. Coton-Beagles love being around their humans and often have a cheeky, mischievous personality. They'll be sure to amuse you with their adorable antics, but will need plenty of regular exercise and mental stimulation to stay happy and well.
Here are three grrr-eat activities to keep your Coton-Beagle entertained at any time of year.
While you can participate in official tracking trials through groups like the Mixed Breed Dog Clubs of America, you can also create fun tracking games for your dog at home. Here's how you can set up a simple tracking challenge for your dog.
Flyball is an action-packed relay race for dogs, where teams of four canines must complete a quick obstacle course. Each dog in a team takes a turn jumping hurdles, releasing a tennis ball from a special box and retrieving it, then taking that tennis ball back over the hurdles to the start/finish line.
The team that finishes first wins, so here's how to give this pet-acular sport a try.
If this sounds like you, have you ever thought about bringing your dog along on one of your shopping adventures?
This is a paw-some way to spend some quality time with your pooch, and your furry friend will love getting out of the house for a fun outing with their favorite person. They'll also get plenty of mental stimulation from the experience -- plus, they might even be able to pick themselves up a few new purchases!
When you share your life with a Coton-Beagle, you'll find that every day is filled with fun and laughter. Provided you treat them right and make sure all their needs are met, these wonderful little dogs make excellent family companions. And with the activities listed here at your disposal, not to mention whatever other great games you can think of, you'll be doing your bit to ensure that your dog has a long and happy life.