Gentle - Charming - Smart
One of the oldest toy breeds in history, the roots of the Maltese can be traced back to the early 1800’s. Though many claims have been made as to where they actually derived from we do know that they made their way to the United States through English importing. A true lap dog, this breed is perfect for someone looking for a companion that can easily travel and requires light to moderate activity.
These charming little dogs pack a huge personality in a tiny frame. Gentle and well-mannered by nature they also are lively and playful and live without fear. They don’t realize that they are small dogs and so extra precaution must be given when letting these little ones socialize with larger dogs or children. Their trusting personalities make them loyal and devoted to their owners and family.