Maltese Bio

Description:

The Maltese is a toy dog with a mantle of long, silky, white hair from head to foot. It is gentle-mannered, affectionate, and sprightly in action. Despite its size, Maltese puppies possess the vigor needed for a satisfactory companion.

History

The Maltese originated in Italy and the Mediterranean Basin.

Color

Coat color is white.

BEHAVIOR

Temperament

For all its diminutive size, the Maltese seems to be without fear. Its trust and affectionate responsiveness are very appealing. It is among the gentlest mannered of all little dogs, yet it is lively and playful as well as vigorous.

Barking

Barks If Necessary

Disclaimer

The puppy behavior information was sourced by consolidating various breed data found on the internet. Every puppy is unique and may have different behaviors

Adaptability

Adaptability to apartment living

Good for novice owners

Tolerates being alone

Tolerates cold weather

Exercise needs

Energy level

Exercise needs

Playfulness

Trainability

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