Coat: The Maltese has an elegant mantle of long, silky hair. The coat is straight, lacks an undercoat, they are non-shedding.
Overview: The Maltese is considered to be the oldest of the European Toy breeds. Nobles, royals, and aristocracy favored them. They are very well mannered and affectionate. The Maltese displays a graceful and regal demeanor.
Character: It exudes great joy and delight. They are highly intelligent, animated, playful and very social. This endearing, breed is bright loving and a deeply devoted companion.
Temperament: The Maltese is gentle, trusting, and obedient. They are typically good natured and amiable and love to be held and cuddled. They will tolerate other pets, They are a fearless, vigorous, and agile breed. They commit themselves fully to their owner and families.
Care: The Maltese coat requires daily brushing and combing to prevent matting.They need to be bathed or dry Shampooed on a regular basis. The eyes need daily cleaning to prevent staining.
Training: They are adept at learning tricks. The Maltese does not need extensive obedience training, as they are naturally obedient to their Master.