Height: 5" - 8"
Weight: 4 lbs - 7 lbs
Maltese is one of the many bichon breeds and one of the oldest of the European breeds.
Maltese is a small dog with a compact body. It has beautiful long silky white hair. Their coat requires daily brushing and combing to prevent from matting. Gentle care is necessary for this kind of coat.
Maltese is playful, affectionate and gentle dog. This dog loved to be held and cuddled all the time. It can get close to one person. It is protective to their owner, family and territory.
This dog can bark and bite if threaten. They are a fearless, vigorous, and agile breed.
Training this dog must never be harsh. It requires gentle, yet firm and consistent training. Rewards are also a good idea.
Maltese can learn good dog tricks. It does not need obedience training because they are obedient in nature.