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Maltese Breed Profile




Amongst the endearing qualities of the Maltese is that they may be spirited, lively, playful, gentle, loving, trusting, devoted, intelligent, and bold.

Family/Child Friendly

This breed of dog just isn't advised for young children as a consequence of the tendency to be snappish.

Lifespan and Weight

The common lifespan of this breed of dog is around 15 years. Nonetheless, with all the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been recognized to live as much as 20 years as well as longer. The regular weight of this breed of dog is around 6 to 9 lbs.

Widespread Ailments

Essentially the most typical diseases and medical situations associated with this breed of dog contain but are not limited to sunburn along the hair aspect, skin difficulties, respiratory issues, slipped stifle, upset digestion, and chills.

Housebreaking and Shedding

Housebreaking is usually tricky with this breed of dog. Shedding is minimal, yet, grooming is labor intensive. Brush daily to maintain.

Finest Owner Compatibility

Could be suited for the apartment or condo atmosphere. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has lots of like and attention to give and lots of toys to play with.

Where to purchase

The best spots to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.

Typical Cost

The typical cost for this breed of dog is around $950. Routine veterinary care should be included in your spending budget.

Aggression Factor

This breed of dog has a tendency to become snappish towards each youngsters and adults.

Noise Factor

This breed of dog makes for a great watchdog to announce guests arrival. 


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