The Maltese dog is an ancient breed of Malta which still remained popular to this day. It has been known that this breed is a companion for royalty over the years. This breed of dogs have always been very small dogs; Its color is white, it could weigh 4-7 pounds. It is a refined, small and energetic dog with soft and long white hair. There are many owners who choose to trim the dog’s hair short as a fluffy and wavy quality, while other owners may prefer to keep the coat long and flowing. This breed of dogs is compact, intelligent and little dog making it a conveniently portable. The Maltese breed is one of the multiple breeds which is thought to be hypoallergenic.
To care with this kind of dogs, it is necessary to cut its hair every few weeks and it should be brushed out nearly every 1-2 day. The basic obedience could be achieved through training as it is a quick learner and smart as well. Like any other active dog, it should get daily exercise. The Maltese dog is an appropriate choice as a pet for most kids and children as this breed of dog is brave, gentle, joyful toy dog and a great companion for most families.
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