Maltese Dogs

By, Rachel Cogil

Maltese Dogs

What Maltese Dogs behaviors are, grooming, how big they get, are they easy to train, their habits and any other pertinent information about Maltese Dogs.

A dog who's gentle and fearless, Maltese greets everyone as a friend.

This is a sprightly, vigorous dog, who excels not only as a companion, but also a therapy dog and competitor in such dog sports as agility, obedience, rally and tracking.


Dog Breed

The Maltese is a small breed of dog in the Toy Group. It descends from dogs originating in the Central Mediterranean Area. Wikipedia

Hypoallergenic: Yes

Life span: 12 – 15 years

Origin: Mediterranean Basin

Higher classification: Dog

Temperament: Lively, Playful, Easygoing, Gentle, Docile, More

Weight: Male: 6.6–8.8 lbs (3–4 kg), Female: 6.6–8.8 lbs (3–4 kg)