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Tibecot Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Tibecot so you can get to know the breed more.

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Tibecot
OriginMadagascar Tibet
Other Names
What other names does the Tibecot have? The dog breed also known as...
Coton de Tulear & Tibetan Terrier mix
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Tibecot recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Tibecot recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Tibecot breed?
Not recognized by any clubs.
Price
How much does the Tibecot puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Tibecot price:
Unknown
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Tibecot General Appearance & Basic Info

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Tibecot size:
SmallMedium
Weight
How much does the Tibecot weigh? Tibecot weight:
18-30 pounds (8.2-13.6 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Tibecot? Tibecot average weight:
24 pounds (8.2-13.6 kg)
Height
How tall is the Tibecot? Tibecot height:
14-17 inches (36-43 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Tibecot average height:
15.5 inches (39.5 cm)

Tibecot Hair & Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Tibecot have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
SoftThickSmooth
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Tibecot's coat?
WhiteSilverGrayBlack
Grooming
How to groom the Tibecot and how often?
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition. The Tibecot requires grooming on a daily basis. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer is essential. Everyday brushing of the dog's coat is necessary to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath should be on a weekly schedule. Taking good care of your Tibecot is time consuming and requires excellent grooming skills. If you don't have the time and skill search for the best dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment. Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk in dog bath places nearby.
Shedding Level
How much do Tibecot dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Coton de Tulear & Tibetan Terrier mix? Tibecot shedding level:
Tibecots are low shedders. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type.

Tibecot Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Tibecot have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AffectionateLivelyTrainableIntelligentPlayfulVocalEnergeticReservedAmiableGentleSensitive
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Tibecot? Are they intelligent?
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one. Keep in mind that if you want to teach them any tricks, they understand and memorize new commands in 40-80 repetitions. Tibecot obey for the first command 30% of the time or better. So if you want to have a smart dog, you might have to reconsider your choice with this breed.
Trainability
Are Tibecot dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Tibecots are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Tibecot is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Tibecot sensitivity:
Tibecots don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits. This breed emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Are they affectionate?
Tibecots are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Coton de Tulear & Tibetan Terrier mix need? Tibecot social needs:
Tibecots are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Tibecot dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Coton de Tulear & Tibetan Terrier mix bark?
Average: The Tibecot barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Tibecot good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Tibecots are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered as their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Tibecot dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Tibecots are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend his territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Tibecot bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Coton de Tulear & Tibetan Terrier mix? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Tibecot? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Tibecot has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Tibecot do?
Tibecots have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Tibecots need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Tibecot to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Tibecot roam?
Tibecots have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Tibecot have high prey drive?
Tibecots have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Is Tibecot good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Tibecot fajta. Jó, ha van egy kis kerted, ahová néha kimehet elintézni dolgát, ugyanakkor ez egyáltalán nem fontos. Napi egy-két sétával kellőképpen lemozgathatod, így nem jelenthet gondot Tibecot tartása lakásban.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Tibecots adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Tibecots do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog
Where Tibecot dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Tibecot Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Tibecot temperament with other people:
Tibecots are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Tibecot dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Tibecot temperament with children:
Tibecots are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Tibecot dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Tibecots are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Tibecot good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Tibecot dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Tibecots are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Tibecot can be a great choice.
Office Friendly
Are Tibecots good office dogs? Do Tibecots make good office friendly dogs? Can Tibecots be office dogs?
No
Tibecot is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Tibecot dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Coton de Tulear & Tibetan Terrier mix temperament with senior people? Are Tibecot dogs good for elderly owners?
Tibecots are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Tibecot dogs get along with other pets? Are Tibecot dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Tibecots are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Tibecot breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Tibecots are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Tibecot be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Tibecot is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Tibecot be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Tibecot be an emotional support animal?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Tibecot is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Tibecot be a sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Tibecot is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Tibecot be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Tibecot is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Tibecot be a boat dog?
Not really
Tibecot breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Tibecot be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Tibecot is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Tibecot Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Tibecot dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Tibecot is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Tibecot breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Tibecot breed? Most common health risks of Tibecot:
Hip DysplasiaLuxating PatellaProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)CataractsDistichiasisHyperthyroidismLens LuxationPatellar Luxation
Life Expectancy
How long do Tibecot dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Tibecot be?
14-16 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Tibecot breed hypoallergenic?
Yes
Tibecots do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction. However there are no 100% hypoallergenic dogs in the world, there are a variety of breeds that are considered to reduce or minimize the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Tibecot have? What is the activity level of the Tibecot?
Tibecots have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Tibecot dogs require per day?
Tibecots need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Tibecots are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Tibecot need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Tibecot risk for obesity:
Average. The Tibecot has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Tibecot's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Tibecot has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Tibecot drool?
The Tibecot is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Tibecot could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimal compared to others, just like the Tibecot. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Tibecot Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Tibecot: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Tibecot have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Tibecot have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-6 puppies

Tibecot Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Hypoallergenic: Tibecots do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Tibecot fajta.
  • Shedding Level: Tibecots are low shedders.
  • Drooling tendency: The Tibecot is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
  • Adaptability: Tibecots adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Tibecots are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: Tibecots are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Tibecots are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Tibecots are usually recommended for elderly people.
Cons
  • Intelligent Rank: Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
  • Grooming: Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Tibecots do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: Tibecot is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Tibecots are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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