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Maltese

Maltese
Origin Malta
Classification Toy
Height 14-27cm / 5-10in
Weight 2-4kg / 4-7lb
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Exercise Medium
Easily Trainable Yes
Watchdog Poor
Good with Children Medium
Good with Other Animals No
Indoor / Outdoor Living Indoor
Grooming Daily
Feeding Normal Diet
Size Small

Maltese Description

A small Bichon type dog with a luxurious, silky, straight pure white coat. Their ears are long and pendent styled and the beautiful plumed tail is carried curled over the dog's back.

Maltese Character

Maltese dogs are lively and alert little dogs they are especially friendly and highly intelligent. They are loyal to their family but are too friendly to be taken seriously as a watchdog, they are better with older children and do not tolerate very young children well. They are happy and agile.

Please note: This is only a guide.

You must contact a breeder club, read relevant literature and even contact vets to understand the full requirements of this breed.

Please ensure your lifestyle, home and family are suited to this particular breed and you fully understand the requirements needed to give the dog the life it deserves.