Maltese

Maltese Information

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed

HEIGHT

9-10 Inches

WEIGHT

4-7 Lbs.

LIFE EXPECTANCY

12-15 years

Maltese Information

The Maltese display a graceful and regal demeanor, exuding great joy and delight.

This endearing breed is bright, loving, and a deeply devoted companion. The Maltese is gentle, trusting, and obedient.

Maltese Exercise

The Maltese loves to be social, so a play date at the park is always welcomed.

Maltese Training

Crate training is recommended as the Maltese may be difficult to housebreak.

Maltese Grooming

The Maltese have an elegant mantle of long, silky hair. Their coat requires daily brushing and combing to prevent matting and their eyes need daily cleaning to prevent staining.

They do not do well in very hot climates or damp conditions.

Breed Identification

COLORS

White

HAIR LENGTH

Long

Breed Care

GROOMING

Every day

EXERCISE NEEDS

Up to 30 minutes per day

HEALTH CONDITIONS

Portosystemic Shunts, Patellar Luxation, Patent Ductus Arteriosus, Necrotizing Meningo-Encephalitis, Cryptorchidism

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