theMalteseGentle, Playful, Charming
Did you know?
The Greeks erected tombs to their Maltese.
The Maltese was officially recognized by the AKC.
Even though the Maltese is a very small dog, they tend to be brave and without fear.
Energy & Size
AKC Dog Ranking
Embed the breed standard on your site.
Download the complete breed standard or club flier PDFs.
Good nutrition for Maltese is very important from puppyhood to their senior years.
Maltese should be brushed daily, and groomed often to prevent mats from forming in their long, white coat.
Somewhat Active; A classic lapdog, but Maltese still like brisk walks, playtime, and learning tricks.
Upload your favorite Maltese photos to Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #akcMaltese.
get involved inClubs & Events
Find the Local Clubs in your area.
Explore meetups.com and see all of the local Maltese in your area.