Maltese

  • Size

    Toy
  • Height

    8 inches
  • Weight

    4 to 6 pounds
  • Coat

    Long
  • Color

    White
  • Energy

    High
  • Activities

    Conformation, Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

The gentle-mannered, glamorous Maltese is small in size yet bold and fearless in temperament. Bred to be a companion dog, this affectionate toy breed also will serve as a reliable watchdog. The lively, playful Maltese enjoys learning tricks as long as he is rewarded. His lush, flat, silky coat should be brushed daily and bathed frequently to prevent matting.

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