The Aussieton is a cross between the Australian Shepherd and Coton de Tulear breeds. Their coat is soft and fluffy like the Coton and can come in a variety of colors such as black, white, cream, tan or a combination.
The best way to determine the personality or temperament of any hybrid breed is to reserach the breeds in the cross and know you can get any combination of any characteristics found in either breed. For Aussieton, read about the Australian Shepherd and Coton de Tulear.
The Australian Shepherds are easy-going and still act puppy-like in their adult years. It is also courageous and makes a good watchdog. The Australian Shepherd is excellent with children because they love to play and are devoted; making them loyal friends and guardians because they are naturally protective. They are also affectionate, very lively, agile, attentive, and is eager to please. Australian Shepherds are highly intelligent and easy to train. Australian Shepherds are not the type to lie around the living room all day, live happily in the backyard, or go on just a fifteen minute walk. They need a lot of exercise and something to occupy their mind daily. Otherwise they will become bored, which leads to behavior problems.
Coton de Tulear
The Coton de Tulear is very friendly, gentle, affectionate and alert. Cotons are also sociable dogs that get along well with children and other dogs and animals. It can learn quickly, but can be a little bit stubborn without proper training.