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Available Maltese puppies for sale


Puppy Information

Name: Thor
Sex: Male
Color: White
DOB: 03/21/2021
Store: Lynbrook
File #: 29185


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Maltese Breed Information

Description: The Maltese is a member of the Bichon family and is one of the oldest European breeds. Maltese have a beautiful mantel of long, silky, white hair. This is their crowning glory. Maltese are gentle-mannered and affectionate, yet playful and full of animation. Despite their size, they posses the vigor needed for a excellent companion. The Maltese is intelligent and easy to train, but is very strong-willed. They enjoy being groomed, petted and fondled. Type: Companion Dog

Height: 10 inches Weight: 4 – 6 lbs.

Colors: White, slight lemon markings on ears are permissible. Coat: Long, straight coat, silky texture.

Temperament: Maltese are friendly, alert With Children: It does not tolerate young children. With Pets: Does not mix well with other pets.

Watch-dog: Very High Guard-dog: Very Low

Care and Training: Extensive coat care is needed for the Maltese. Shampoo once a week and daily brushing is essential. Special attention is needed to keep the eyes clean as staining is possible. Indoor activity with suffice for exercise, but Maltese will enjoy a walk or a run in the park. Learning Rate: High, Obedience – High, Problem Solving – High

Activity: Indoors – Very High, Outdoors – Medium Living Environment: An apartment is fine for the Maltese as they are a small, quite dog. The Maltese makes a good dog for the elderly if they can socialize and take time to groom and play with them.

Health Issues: Generally very healthy. Subject to genetic eye disorders

Life Span: 9 – 11 years Litter Size: 2 – 4

Country of Origin: Malta History: The Maltese origins come from Malta dating back to about 1500 B.C. Their popularity rose during the reign of Queen Elizabeth as a companion to the women of the royal court. The Maltese is featured in many famous paintings. They first appeared in the United States in 1877.

First Registered by the AKC: 1888 AKC Group: Toy Class: Toy RegistriesAKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI (Group 9), KC (GB), UKC

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