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Maltese Content
Life Span: 12-14 years
Litter Size: Average is 2-4 puppies per litter.
Group: Toy Group
Color: White. Light tan or lemon on the ears is accepted, but not desired.
Hair Length: Long
Size: Toy/Small
Shedding: Lite Shed
Male Height: 9-10 inches at the withers
Male Weight: 4-6 pounds, but no more than 7.
Female Height: 9-10 inches at the withers
Female Weight: 4-6 pounds, but no more than 7.
Living Area: They are not an outside dog, as many fall victim to larger animals. Their coats are also not heavy enough to keep them warm and dry in harsher weather. They also make wonderful apartments dogs. They may not be good in homes with small children as they are very fragile and can break easily; a household with other children or adults is preferred.

About this Breed

Maltese are small, fine-bonded, but sturdy dogs. Height from the ground to withers should equal in length from withers to tail. Their sloping shoulder blades lead down to short, fine-boned, straight forelegs, to elbows held close to the body, and onto small round feet; the legs should have a moderate amount of feathering. Going back up to the head, it should be of medium length, slightly rounded on top, and in proportion to the rest of the body. The ears are heavily feathered, long, and low set on the head. Eyes are dark, round, and alert with black rims giving them what is called a "halo" effect. Muzzle is of medium length, fine and tapered, with a moderate stop. Their nose is to be black, though may fade and become brown or pink during the winter, referred to as a "winter's nose"; it will turn back to black with more exposure to the sun. Teeth should meet in an even or scissors bite. Continuing on down the body, the neck should be long enough to promote a high carried head. The body is compact with a level top line. Chest is deep with well-sprung ribs and has a slight tucked up appearance in the loin. The back legs are strong, and are well angulated at the stifles and hocks. Finally, the long-haired well-feathered tail plume is carried high, draped gracefully over the back. A well put together Maltese looks as if he is floating along the ground under a great cloud of white hair.

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