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Overview of Maltese



Maltese dog breed is Pure breed Very Small in size. Fur of Maltese is long and silky. . Basic origin of Maltese is Central Mediterranean Area. Maltese is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Hypoallergenic and Easiest to train and Low Shedding Dogs, Maltese is commonly Maltese are small companion dogs, very loving and playful. According to Wikipedia some Maltese may occasionally be snappish with smaller children and should be supervised when playing, although socializing them at a young age will reduce this habit. They also adore humans, and prefer to stay near them.
Maltese is available in pure white with slight lemon marking. Colors.

Height and weight of Maltese

Adult Male of Maltese is about 3-8 lb and adult female of Maltese is about 2-7 lb in Weight.
Height of Maltese is commonly 8-10 inches.

Common Health Issues of Maltese


Maltese has tendency to suffer from some congenital diseases.  

Appearance of Maltese

Maltese have slightly rounded skulls, with a finger-wide dome, a black button nose and brown eyes. The body is compact with the length equaling the height. The drop ears with long hair, and surrounded by darker skin pigmentation, gives Maltese their expressive look. Lacking exposure to sunlight, their noses can fade and become pink or light brown in color. This is often referred to as a winter nose and many times will become black again with increased exposure to the sun. Information is reproduced from wikipedia.

Working Class of Maltese

Basically Maltese is Companion dog but is also used as Watch and Toy dog.

Training of Maltese

Maltese is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Maltese.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Maltese should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Maltese

Daily exercise for your Maltese is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Maltese is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Maltese with children and other pets

Good with children of all ages and pets of larger sizes. Early age socialization training is required.

Special instructions related to your Maltese

Some Maltese may suffer from separation anxiety.

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