Maltese

Ease of Training
Shedding
Watchdog
Guard Dog
Popularity
Size

History

  • He came from Malta

Personality and Behavior

  • He's very affectionate
  • He needs a lot of love and affection
  • He loves to kiss and cuddle you
  • He's lively and playful
  • He can be snappy with young children
  • He tends to bark and yap quite often; usually because you've left him alone and he misses you
  • He'll always alert you of a stranger at your door

Training

  • He's fairly easy to train. He learns commands at an average rate.

Shedding

  • He sheds virtually no hair. You'll be hard-pressed to find a hair in your home! (Good for clean-freaks.)

Grooming / Maintenance

  • Option 1: Clip his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed occasionally.
  • Option 2: Trim his long coat every 6 weeks and then brush it daily to keep it mat and tangle free.

Other varieties

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