| UK KC Classification
| Country of Origin
| Date of Origin
||20 - 25 cm (8 - 10 inches)
||2 - 3 Kgs (4 - 6 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
||14 - 15 Yrs
Maltese are smart dogs with a proud head carriage. Their coat is long, silky and is white in colour, sometimes with lemon markings.
Maltese are known to be lively, intelligent and sweet tempered dogs.
If you are considering a Maltese as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They require a lot of grooming
They are suitable for hot climates
They usually get on well with other dogs
Maltese are also known as: