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Maltese

Maltese
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Maltese
Maltese Puppies
Maltese names
Boy dog names Girl dog names
1.BlazeChloe
2.CharlieBailey
3.FuzzyAngel
4.BanditRoxy
5.ShadowAzura
6.TobyDixie
7.HylynnAmber
8.JacobCutey
9.ScoobyGypsy
10.DakotaAddie
Maltese information
Name Maltese
Other names Maltese Dog
Origin Malta
Size Type Small dog breeds
Breed Group Toy dog breeds (AKC)
Life span 12 -15 years
Temperament Active, Playful, Affectionate, Gentle, Intelligent, Lively, Docile
Height Male: 8-10 in Female: 8-9 in
Weight Male: 3-8 lb Female: 2-7 lb
Colors White
Puppy Price Average $600 - $800 USD
Maltese Characteristics
Good with Kids
Cat Friendly
Best !
Dog Friendly
Best !
Trainability
Shedding
Watchdog
Intelligence
Ranking: 59
Grooming
Every day!
Popularity
No.23
Adaptability
Hypoallergenic Yes
Overview
The Maltese is a toy dog covered from head to foot with a mantle of long, silky, white hair. He is gentle-mannered and affectionate, eager and sprightly in action, and, despite his size, possessed of the vigor needed for the satisfactory companion.
Body type
The body is compact and balanced. The height, measured from the withers to the ground, is equal to the length, measured from the withers to the base of the tail. The back line is level. The strong, taut loins are just slightly tucked up underneath. The chest is deep, reaching below the level of the elbow. The ribs are moderately sprung.
Coat
The breed is single coated (having no undercoat). The silky, straight, flat coat hangs long over the sides of the body from a center part almost, if not quite, to the ground. It should not impede movement. The long hair on the head may be tied up in a single or double topknot or left hanging.
Color
White
Temperament
For all his diminutive size, the Maltese seems to be without fear. His trust and affectionate responsiveness are very appealing. He is among the gentlest mannered of all little dogs, yet he is lively and playful as well as vigorous.
Tasty Tidbits
Every day must be thoroughly comb brush it long hair, long hair and because it is often brought into the house of many contaminants, especially on rainy days. Because it is very sensitive to humid, rainy days every time after all must be wiped dry.
More info
Maltese Dog wiki , Maltese Dog AKC ,